How to apply for study abroad

  1. Research your opportunities/attend promotional sessions (see event calendar for actual or virtual sessions).
  2. Check where and when you can study abroad on the Global Opportunities Portal.
  3. Attend a pre departure session either virtually or face to face. Check out the schedule in the event calendar.
  4. Register your interest on the Global Opportunities Portal.
  5. Your International Mobility Coordinator will review your preferences which will need to be approved in order to progress to application.
  6. Once you receive approval on your registered interest, proceed to Canvas to enrol in the credit-bearing (Study abroad) programme.
  7. Submit your application by the deadline via the Study Abroad application 23-24 link in the Canvas Assignments section of the Canvas Study Abroad module.
  8. The decision will be emailed to you.
  9. Accept your placement by the deadline.
  10. Once you have accepted your placement LJMU will submit your nomination to your host.  
  11. You must attend all LJMU compulsory pre departure sessions, one-2-one / group sessions.
  12. Complete the hosts registration process, this will be sent by your host university.
  13. Apply for Turing Scheme Funding, and if successful complete all associated paperwork. 
  14. Apply and secure a visa via your hosts Consulate.
  15. Book your travel.
  16. Go abroad!

LJMU International Mobility Coordinators

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Contact us


Visit us in the Student Life building Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm (term time only)

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