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Study Abroad at Roehampton: Erasmus+

The information on this page is for students at Roehampton's Erasmus+ partners wishing to come and study for a semester or academic year at Roehampton. Information for Roehampton students wishing to spend a period abroad through the Erasmus+ programme can be found here.

We are delighted you are considering coming to study abroad at Roehampton through the Erasmus+ programme. The sections below include all the essential information you need to know about studying at Roehampton through the Erasmus+ programme, but if you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to welcoming you to London before long!

Erasmus+ Partners

 

We are proud to have the following partnerships through the Erasmus+ programme:

• Hogeschool Van Utrecht, the Netherlands
• Institut Catholique de Paris, Institut Supérieur d'Interprétation et de Traduction, France
• Institut Supérieur de Traducteurs et Interpretes, Belgium
• Karls-Franzen Universität, Austria
• Novancia Business School, France
• Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
• Stockholms Universitet, Sweden
• Universidad Antonio de Nebrija, Spain
• Universidad de Alicante, Spain
• Universidad de Cadiz, Spain
• Universidad de Córdoba, Spain
• Universidad de Deusto, Spain
• Universidad de Granada, Spain
• Universitat Jaume I, Spain
• Université Jean Moulin Lyon III, France
• Universidad de Málaga, Spain
• Universidad de Vigo, Spain
• Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain
• Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, France
• Universidad de Valencia, Spain
• Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
• Universitat de Vic, Spain
• Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
• Université d'Angers, France
• Université d’Avignon, France
• Université de Tours, France
• Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier III, France
• Université de Genève, Switzerland

If you are not a student at one of these universities, you will not be eligible to come to Roehampton on the Erasmus programme. However, you may be able to register on our fee-paying Study Abroad programme. You can also view  further information for European students.

Academic Information

 

The University of Roehampton offers a wide variety of classes across all departments to students coming through Erasmus+. You can view and choose modules on our Study Abroad Module Catalogue. Module lists are published in mid-April for the following academic year.

Modules on offer can vary significantly from year to year, so it is essential that you use the current Study Abroad Catalogue to find your modules.

Students coming in the semester 1 (September to December) should choose modules that end in 'A'
Students coming in semester 2 (January to June) should choose modules that end in 'S'

You can choose modules up to a maximum of 60 credits (30 ECTS) per semester, or 120 credits (60 ECTS) per academic year. It is your responsibility to make sure your home university will accept credit gained from each class. If you need any syllabi or other module information, please contact us

Please note that London Studies modules have an additional cost.

Aside from the London Studies modules, all classes will be taken alongside full-degree University of Roehampton students to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to meet local students and fully integrate into campus life.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us!

Accommodation

 

We aim to house all students studying abroad at Roehampton through the Erasmus+ programme in University accommodation. However we cannot guarantee that this will be possible and due to the high volumes of applications for on campus accommodation, if we do offer you a room, it is unlikely to be on campus.

Rooms are single occupancy study bedrooms with shared kitchen facilities, Internet connection and optional private bathrooms. There are plenty of cafés and university canteens on campus if you are unsure of your culinary skills!

You must indicate on your online application that you wish to live in University accommodation. If you indicate this, the Roehampton Abroad team will apply for accommodation on your behalf. You will then receive further details from the accommodation office about applying through the accommodation office's online application system to secure your room. These details will be sent to you much nearer the time.

Please do not apply directly to the accommodation office. If you have any questions, please contact us!

The university aims to provide a supportive living and learning environment promoting academic and personal growth and a sense of community among students.

How to apply

 

We welcome applications from students at our partner institutions.

If you would like to study at the University of Roehampton as an Erasmus student, you will need confirmation from your home institution Erasmus Coordinator that you can apply to Roehampton. Please liaise directly with them for further information.

Once you have received confirmation that you can apply to us through the Erasmus+ programme, please complete our online application form.

A downloadable application guide is available here. 

Please note that the modules you choose during the application process will be the modules we register you for and should be the same as the modules your home institution has approved and that appear on your learning agreement.

You do not need to submit a learning agreement during the application process. If you are accepted onto the programme, you will need to bring a copy of your learning agreement to Roehampton at the beginning of the programme. We will sign it then.

If you have any questions, please speak to your home institution Erasmus Coordinator.

Application deadlines

Full-year and Semester 1: 31 May

Semester 2: 31 October

Entry Requirements

 

Students are expected to be in good academic standing at their home institution and meet the equivalent of our English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any band)
  • TOEFL: 80
  • CPE/CAE: grade C
  • GCSE English: grade C
  • Pearson Test: 51 (no less than 51 in any band)
  • Level 2 Functional Skills (English): pass grade
  • Key Skills Level 2 in Communication: pass grade

Term Dates

 

 

Autumn 2017

Arrival day: 13 September 2017
Orientation: 14-16 September 2017
Classes start: 25 September 2017
Reading Week 23-26 October 2017
Classes finish: 15 December 2017
Last departure date: 2 January 2017

Spring 2018

Arrival day: 10 January 2018
Orientation: 11-13 January 2018
Classes start: 15 January 2018
Classes finish: 30 March 2018
Spring vacation: 2-20 April 2018
Advice & guidance week: 23-27 April 2018
Examination period: 30 April - 18 May 2018
Last departure date: 8 June 2018*

*Last departure date unless otherwise communicated.

Academic transcripts

 

We will send a copy of your transcript showing the modules you completed to your home university. A copy of this transcript will also be sent to the home address you have on file at Roehampton.

Please note that transcripts will be sent approximately 3 months after the end of your studies at Roehampton.

Arrival and Orientation

 

Details of arrivals and orientation will be sent to you around a month before you arrive on campus. In the meantime, the information below provides you with a taster of what to expect.

Arrivals Day
We will have student ambassadors waiting at Heathrow Airport ready to bring you to campus on our designated arrivals day. Once you arrive you will meet the friendly Roehampton Abroad Team who will register you, give you your handbook and further details about your first few days at Roehampton. The accommodation team will then give you your keys and student ambassadors will be on hand to take you to your new home! Once you are all moved in you can join us for a pizza party on campus and meet your fellow study abroad students.

Orientation
Orientation is designed especially for new Study Abroad and exchange students and will provide you with important information about the University and living in London. You will hear about student life, safety and wellbeing and academic life to prepare you for your time at Roehampton. You will also register as fully-fledged Roehampton students and will finalise your modules. Finally, the Photo Frenzy scavenger hunt will introduce you to London. Starting at Roehampton and working in groups you will make your way through the clues – solving them to find your next photo destination in central London.

Download the Spring 2017 Orientation Guide here.

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