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Visiting Students Handbook


Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Warwick. This handbook outlines the academic procedures and requirements for all visiting students. You should familiarise yourself with this information. All non-academic information about studying abroad at Warwick is provided by the International Student Office.

The department endeavours to ensure that the information in this handbook is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. Statements of departmental policy are made in good faith and are an honest attempt to describe current practices. Any significant changes to the procedures and requirements detailed in this handbook will be notified to students by email and the electronic copy of the handbook available from the History webpages will be updated accordingly.

We hope that your time at Warwick is a fulfilling experience both personally and academically. We encourage you to make the most of your time abroad by embracing opportunities to study and travel in the in the UK. If you have any questions that are not answered in this guide, please contact the History Department or the International Student Office.

Key Contacts

History Department

Director of International Mobility

Responsible for overseeing international opportunities and the year abroad programmes available to History students

Dr Pierre Purseigle

Room: Room H010, ground floor of the Humanities Building

Phone: +44 (0)24 76523316 (x23316)


Office Hours: Tuesdays - 4-5pm; Wednesdays - 10-11am

Undergraduate Coordinator (Year abroad; Visiting exchange)
First point of contact for all UG students, visiting exchange students and year abroad programmes.
Val Melling
+44 (0)24 76522502 (internal extension 22502)
H322, third floor of the Humanities Building
Monday - Thursday (Term Time)

Study Abroad Team

Study Abroad Team
University House