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Study, work and travel abroad

These exchanges, summer schools and other study abroad opportunities give you the chance to enhance your studies during or outside of term time. Alternatively, you may choose to pursue a study abroad opportunity after you finish your Oxford degree.

Opportunities on offer

Some of these opportunities are organised and funded by the University of Oxford, while others are run by affiliated institutions. Please follow the links below for details of the programmes on offer and their application processes.

Oxford study abroad/exchanges

Scheme

Eligibility

Funding available

Application cycle

Adam von Trott Gottingen BursaryPG, all departments, Germany, up to 1 month€1,500Mid MT to TT0
ANU ExchangePG, all departments, Australian National University (Australia), 3 to 12 monthsFlight, visa and health cover costsLate MT until HT5
Charterhouse European BursaryUG and PG, all departments, Europe, 3 to 12 monthsup to £6,500Mid MT until HT2
Chinese Government ScholarshipsUG and PG, all departments, China, 6 months to 7 yearsFull scholarshipLate MT until TT-1
ErasmusUG and PG, various departments, Europe, 3 to 12 monthsBetween €370 and €520 per monthVarious
German ScholarshipsUG and PG, all departments, Germany, 1 to 2 yearsMonthly maintenance grant, travel costs, otherMid MT until HT2
Henry and Proctor FellowshipsUG and PG, all departments, Harvard, Yale and Princeton. Run externally.Tuition fees, maintenance grant and travel grantLate MT until early HT
BACS-Taiwan Huayu Enrichment ProgrammeUG and PG, Taiwan, 2 to 9 monthsMonthly stipend of NT$25,000 (approx. £500)HT

Oxford-Geneva Bursary

PG, all departments, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland), at least three weeks€1,000See website

Oxford-Prague Study Bursary

PG, all departments, Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic), one month€1,000See website

Oxford-Helsinki Study Bursary

 PG, all departments, University of Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland), up to one month €1,700See website
Queen Elizabeth ScholarshipPG, all departments, University of Pennsylvania (USA), one yearHealth cover costs and stipend

MT 2020 - this scheme runs on a 2 year cycle

Scatcherd European ScholarshipUG and PG, all departments, Europe, 3 to 12 monthsUp to £6,500Mid MT until HT2
Study ChinaUG and PG, all departments, China, three weeksAll tuition and accommodation fees are funded, students finance their own travel costs.Long vacation to MT

Taiwan Scholarship

UG and PG, all departments, TaiwanTuition and certain academic fees are covered, plus a monthly stipend of NT$30,000 for degree studentsEnd of HT
Wiener-Anspach Graduate ScholarshipPG, all departments, Free University of Brussels (Belgium), 6 to 12 months€1,900 per monthSee website

Travel grants and expeditions

Scheme

Eligibility

Funding available

Application cycle

College Travel Grants/AwardsMany Colleges offer travel grants/awards, check with your College for further detailsVariousVarious
Expeditions CouncilUG and PG, all subjectsUp to £2,000Early MT to MT6
RAI Postgraduate and Undergraduate Travel AwardsUG and PG, all students writing theses or dissertations in American History or PoliticsUp to £1,000See website
Santander Academic Travel AwardUG and PG, all departments, any country outside of the UKUp to £1,250Early MT to MT9
Oxford Travel Abroad BursaryUG and PG, all departments, any country outside of the UKUp to £1,250Early MT to MT9

Summer programs

Scheme

Eligibility

Funding available

Application cycle

Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JPS) Summer Program

DPhil and MPhil students

Fellowships cover airfare, a living allowance and insurance

See website

Jamia Millia Islamia International Summer SchoolUG and PG, various departmentsPartialSee website 
Novo Nordisk International Talent ProgramStudents in their third year of a Bachelor's degree or studying at Master's level in particular biology and medicine related subjectsScholarships vary depending on length and costs of studySee website
IARU Summer CoursesUG and PG, various departmentsNo designated funding available through Oxford, please visit IARU websiteSee website
Oxford University Alumni Network Bursary Awards UG Scholarships vary by Alumni GroupSee website

Other opportunities

Scheme

Eligibility

Funding available

Application cycle

IARU Global Internship ProgramStudents who wish to study at the Universities of Peking, Tokyo, ETH Zurich, and Singapore this summerInternships are paid, but students will need to cover the cost of their own transport and accommodationSee website

Novo Nordisk International Talent Program

Students in their third year of a Bachelor's degree or studying at Master's level in particular biology and medicine related subjectsScholarships vary depending on length and costs of studySee website

Oxford Canada Scholarship

PG students who wish to study full-time for up to two years at any Canadian UniversityFull payment of all tuition fees, a personal stipend, and a travel allowanceSee website

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships

Giving students from anywhere in the Commonwealth the opportunity to gain a Master's degree in a variety of subject areasAwards are fully funded, providing tuition fees, a return economy flight, an arrival allowance, and a regular stipendSee website
Wiener-Anspach Post-doctoral ScholarshipPG, all departments, Free University of Brussels (Belgium), up to 2 yearsThe application cycle will open soonFurther details will become available in December 2020
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