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Program Information


Edinburgh, United Kingdom


Academic Year, Fall, Spring



Minimum Language Requirement


Areas of Focus

Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM


Direct Enrollment


The University of Edinburgh offers visiting students a range of courses in subject areas from the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and the College of Science & Engineering.  You can study for the full academic year or either the autumn (fall) or spring semester. Edinburgh has consistently been named one of the best places to live in the UK, and is notable for its fine Georgian and Victorian architecture and spectacular natural scenery. As a student, you will benefit from the vibrant cultural scene and countless events and festivals that run throughout the year.

Program Highlights:

  • The teaching consists of large lectures, seminars, and small group tutorials
  • Students are guaranteed housing if they apply by the deadline, with a range of choices. Students are fully integrated with all Edinburgh students.
  • Edinburgh is both a modern, international city and a historic World Heritage Site. Beyond the city boundaries, Scotland is a land of stunning mountain scenery, rugged coastline, and beautiful islands.
  • Students will have access to academic and well-being support and a staff of people who support all international students at the university.

Learn More

Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

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Students are required to take all end of year/term exams.

Direct enrollment v​s. study abroad provider

You can choose to either apply directly through the university for admission, or apply through one of the following study abroad providers: Arcadia Global Studies or IFSA.

Applying through a study abroad provider still allows you to directly enroll at the university, but with an additional level of services and support. Because of these additional services, it often costs more to study abroad through a provider than to apply directly through the university. We encourage you to research both options before making a decision. If you have any questions, contact a study abroad adviser.