Coming to Bedfordshire

Why study at Bedfordshire?

The University of Bedfordshire is a vibrant, modern university with world-class learning facilities and good teaching. There are two main campuses, Bedford and Luton. Both campuses are well positioned to offer students great opportunities for studying and socialising, including organised day visits to places of interest, e.g. Oxford, Cambridge and other places steeped in history. Both campuses are located in, or close to cosmopolitan towns within easy reach of London. See the Erasmus welcome guide for more details

The University of Bedfordshire has a friendly and diverse community and we welcome applications from students at our partner institutions.

To apply, your home university needs to have an active Erasmus+ exchange agreement with the University of Bedfordshire in the corresponding academic department.


University of Bedfordshire
exchange partners

If your University is not listed, please contact your Erasmus office to explore the prospect of an exchange agreement with the University of Bedfordshire.

Partner Host Country Faculty Subject Area

University of Augsburg

Germany

Education & Sport

Sports and PE

Tallinn University

Estonia

Education & Sport

Ed. Studies

University of Ljubljana

Slovenia

Education & Sport

Education Studies and Teacher Education

University of Lleida

Spain

Education & Sport

Sport

University of Windesheim

Netherlands

Education & Sport

Education

University of Malta

Malta

Health &Social Care

Social Studies

University of Gothenburg

Sweden

HSS

Social Studies


How much does it cost?

All exchange students pay tuition fees to their home university and no additional fees are due. You will normally have to pay accommodation and other living expenses such as travel and food.

Am I eligible?

  • In order to be eligible, you need to be enrolled with a University of a member state of the Erasmus+ programme. These include all EU and EEC states.
  • All University of Bedfordshire courses are taught in English, so you need to have a minimum of CEFR B2 level in English.

Where will I stay?

You need to book your own accommodation before your arrival; through our Accommodation Office. In doing so, please note the following:

  • Check your course details UG - undergraduate or PG - postgraduate to ensure you book accommodation near the appropriate campus.
  • Check the  University of Bedfordshire Calendar dates - under heading ‘Semesterisation’ to see what dates you will be expected to be available
  • When applying, please ensure that you state that you are an ‘Erasmus student’ and give the dates and duration of your stay.
  • The sooner you book, the more choice you will have.

Please be aware that when you book accommodation, you will be required to pay a deposit.

How do I apply?

Deadlines for students coming to Bedfordshire in the Academic Year 2018-19:

  • Semester 1 (October-January): Friday 20 April 2018
  • Semester 2 (February-June): Friday 2 November 2018

Please complete the Application Form - DOCX 65.7 KB to register your interest and send it to erasmus@beds.ac.uk. All applicants will be contacted within three weeks of the University of Bedfordshire receiving the completed form.

If your application is successful, you must get in contact with the Erasmus Office at your University to sign your agreement and complete all other necessary paperwork.

How do I travel to the University of Bedforshire?

You will need to make your own travel arrangements and ensure you arrive on a suitable day. You are normally expected to arrive on the weekend prior to commencement of your studies.

Please see the welcome guide for directions to our campuses and more information about the University

Contact Us

E: erasmus@beds.ac.uk to get in touch with University of Bedfordshire staff.

telephone

University switchboard
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1234 400 400

Outside office hours
(Campus Watch)
+44 (0)1582 74 39 89

email

Admissions
admission@beds.ac.uk

International office
international@beds.ac.uk

Student support
sid@beds.ac.uk

Registration
help@beds.ac.uk

Exchanges
erasmus@beds.ac.uk

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