Exchange: University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is one of the world’s top 30 universities and located near the beautiful old town portion of Edinburgh. Much like the university, the city of Edinburgh has something for everyone. The University of Edinburgh is home to 50,000 students, with nearly 5,000 visiting and exchange students in 2024. The university boasts a rich academic history with alumni including Charles Darwin, Henry John Temple 3rd Viscount Palmerston, Alexander Graham Bell, and Arthur Conan Doyle. Students have taken courses here in International Relations, English Literature, and Computer Science. 

Credit Equivalency: 120 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE 

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Housing: Housing is guaranteed for nominated exchange students from U of T who submit their housing application by the deadline stipulated by the host institution. Students must follow instructions from the host institution, and specific room types and/or locations may not be guaranteed. Please find more information here. 


Country(ies): UK (Scotland)
City: Edinburgh
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Dec), Winter (Jan-May), Year-long (Sep-May)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates)