The information below is indicative only and subject to change. If you have a specific query about coming to Oxford as a visiting student, please follow the advice given below about where to ask for further details.
|College||Places available||Subjects||Existing links||For further details|
|Corpus Christi||The subjects offered can vary from year to year, depending on undergraduate numbers and teaching provision. Please refer to the college website.||We have links with Columbia and Barnard University, and also Keio University in Japan, but welcome applications from other institutions.||We require a completed application form, personal statement of reasons for wishing to study the proposed course, two academic references (preferably from academics at the home institution), a sample of written work and a transcript or record of education from the home institution. Additionally, students who have not previously been tutored in English at university level are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.|
Tel: +44 (0)1865 276693
Exeter will admit up to 3 visiting students each year, to study for a full academic year.
|Exeter accepts visiting students for a variety of subjects, and a list of those currently offered can be found on the college website.||In addition to our Williams-Exeter visiting student programme, we offer a limited number of places to individual visiting students (typically DAAD, ERASMUS or Junior Year Abroad) each year.|
For further information, please visit the college website or direct enquiries to Dan Aldred, Admissions Officer.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: +44 (0) 1865 279668
|Hertford||We take 25 registered visiting students per year.||Hertford accepts visiting students for a variety of subjects in the humanities and social sciences.||We have a variety of links with universities in the USA and the Far East and we welcome links with universities in all parts of the world.||For information on Hertford College's visiting student scheme please visit the college website.|
Or contact either Dr Josephine Reynell, the Tutor for Visiting Students at email@example.com or our administrative assistant Caitlin Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Lady Margaret Hall||We welcome applications from students wishing to study at Oxford from universities and colleges worldwide. Up to 30 Visiting Students will be in residence at any one time.||A list of the subjects we currently offer, and more detailed information can be found on the college website.||We have established links with a number of universities, mainly in the USA, but welcome applications from academically competitive students from other institutions. We work with the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) Butler University and The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University in the USA, the China-UK Development Council, and also accept direct applications.|
For further information please visit the college website.
If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Clare Atkin, Visiting Student Administrator.
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 284260
Postal address: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, OX2 6QA
|Magdalen||Magdalen will admit up to the equivalent of ten visiting students each year, for the whole year or for one or two individual terms.||Applications should be made to OSAP and will be accepted up to eight weeks prior to the start of the intended period of residence in Oxford. The application should consist of a sample of written work in one of the subjects the applicant is intending to study at Magdalen or in their Major, two letters of recommendation and a completed application form. For further information please contact Magdalen's Tutor for Visiting Students: Dr Robert Jacobs.|
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 276063
We normally admit 38-40 visiting students per year. Preference is given to full year students, but it is sometimes possible to study for two terms (Hilary and Trinity, the spring and summer terms).
|Most subjects that the college offers are available to visiting students (see the full list.)||We have established links with a number of universities but welcome applicants from other institutions.|
If you are interested in learning more about our Visiting Student Programme, please see our website. Please feel free to contact the Director if you have any pre-application questions: email@example.com
Between 10-20 each year.
|New College aspires to accept a number of visiting students each year from several partner universities, including the University of Notre Dame, Amherst College, and Tsinghua University. New College also engages with the Erasmus programme (including for Law Course II students), and the Maximilianeum scheme.|
|Oriel||A small number of places each year. We only consider applications for the full academic year (aside from exchange programme participants), and are only able to offer places to students from our linked universities in North America.||Most subjects that the college offers (please see the college website for the full list). Please check with the college to confirm that we are able to offer your subject in the year in which you plan to study with us. We are not able to offer places for Medicine.||We admit students from Barnard College, the University of Notre Dame and Columbia University.||Students from our linked universities should consult with their International Study Office or equivalent for details of the application process. Please contact Megan Roper at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.|
|Pembroke||We take up to 35 visiting students per year. We only take students for the full academic year.||We admit students from the following US institutions: Barnard, Brown, Bryn Mawr, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, George Washington, Haverford, Illinois Wesleyan, Tufts, Penn, and Vassar. We also accept students from the University of Hong Kong, and Chinese institutions in partnership with the Oxford Prospects and Global Development Centre. We are not accepting applications from any other institutions at this time.||For further information, please see the college website or email email@example.com. |
|Regent's Park||Regent's Park College welcomes independent applications either for a complete academic year or for one or two terms.||Regent's specialises in the Humanities and Social Sciences and offers a wide range of tutorial subjects within these disciplines. Please see the College website for more information.|
We have established links with several universities in USA and China. We also accept applications via IFSA Butler.
If you would like to know more about our visiting student programme, including details of entry requirements and the application process, please visit the College website.
Please contact the Director if you have any pre-application questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
|St Anne's||St Anne's admits visiting students for the full academic year, Michaelmas or Hilary and Trinity term. We also offer a September session. Applications are accepted through the providers and institutions listed on the college website and directly from students. Preference will be given to those applying for the full academic year. Up to 40 visiting students will be in residence at any one time.||We will consider applications for the following subjects: Biochemistry, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History, Classics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Experimental Psychology, Geography, History, Law, Modern Languages – Comparative Literature, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Music, Oriental Studies, Philosophy, Politics.||St Anne's has institutional links with many US and several non-US colleges and universities. We also work with the Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) Butler University and The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University in the US, other global organisations and accept direct applications. |
Please see further information on the St Anne's College website.
|Further details on how to apply are available from the college website.|
Tel: +44 (0)1865 274840
St Catherine's admits up to 50 visiting students per year for full year, Michaelmas term (the autumn term) or Hilary and Trinity terms (the spring and summer terms).
|St Catherine's offers an extensive and diverse number of subjects||We have links with many US universities and are pleased to extend our links throughout the world.||Please contact Helen.Alexander@stcatz.ox.ac.uk for an application form and details.|
|St Edmund Hall||We welcome applications from students wishing to visit Oxford from Universities outside Europe. Preference is given to applicants for a full year, but applications for part of the year (either Michaelmas term - the autumn term - or Hilary and Trinity terms - the spring and summer terms) are welcome. Up to 35 visiting students will be in residence at any one time.||We offer a wide range of subjects for visiting students to study. Please see full details on our college website.|
We have links with many universities in North America and elsewhere, and also accept students through Butler and Arcadia.
|Further details on how to apply are available from the college website.|
Tel: +44 (0)1865 279011
|St Hugh's||St Hugh's accepts applications for those wishing to study as undergraduate visiting students, usually for one academic year.||Any subject offered by the college for standard undergraduate admissions (except Medicine and Fine Art).||For more information, and an application form, please see: the St Hugh's college website.|
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274910
|St Peter's||St Peter's College accepts 25 visiting students per year.||Most subjects that the college offers for standard undergraduate admissions, with the exception of Law. See the college website.||We have links with several US universities, including Barnard, Brandeis, Brown, Columbia, Emory, Georgetown, MIT, UPenn, Wellesley and with universities in Asia including Hitotsubashi, Tsinghua and Waseda. We are open to applications from all reputable universities in the world.|
For further information on the college, our Visiting Students programme and how to apply visit our website or contact us at:
We welcome applications from international students who will come to Oxford for the entire academic year. Up to 30 full-time places are available.
Visiting Students can usually study any of the subjects available to regular Oxford undergraduates with occasional exceptions. Students take two subjects per term, and have seven tutorials per subject. There are lectures to complement the tutorial experience. We also run a Core Programme designed to introduce students to cultural, historical and political aspects of Britain, and to broaden their intellectual experiences. This includes excursions, evening lectures and cultural events.
As one of the oldest and best established visiting student programmes at Oxford University, we have recently had students from: Barnard College, Brown University, Columbia University, Eugene Lang College, the New School, Reed College, Sarah Lawrence College, Swarthmore College, and Wesleyan University. We welcome students from other institutions to apply as well.
If you are interested in finding out more about the Wadham Visiting Student Programme then please visit our websites or contact us:
Tel.:+44 (0) 1865 277541
|Worcester||Worcester hosts about 25 visiting students in any given term.||Classics, Philosophy, English, Modern Languages, History, Religion, Mathematics, Politics, Economics, Physics. For further details please see the college website.||Princeton University students and Wellesley College students may apply to Worcester directly; we welcome applications from students at all other American institutions through IFSA-Butler.||For further information about the programme and how to apply please see the college website.|
|Wycliffe Hall||Wycliffe welcomes visiting students wishing to take undergraduate courses, usually for one or two terms, in Michaelmas and Hilary.||Courses are offered in theology, philosophy, classics, English, history (including history of art and history of science), modern foreign languages, musicology, psychology, and a broad range of STEM subjects.|
Wycliffe’s partner in international education is SCIO which helps to select students and run the thriving programme. Although most visiting students at Wycliffe come through the SCIO programme, other pathways may be possible.
For information on Wycliffe’s SCIO programme, see https://www.wycliffehall.org.uk/SCIO