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Study Abroad

SCAPVC is able to offer a range study abroad opportunities for students in History of Art; Film and Television Studies; Theatre and Performance Studies; and Warwick Writing programme. At this time the centre for Media and Cultural Policy Studies does not offer a study abroad programme.

You can apply for study abroad in 2024/25 academic year through this web link:

Please ensure that you are logged into your Warwick account for the website. If a password page does appear, you just need to enter your general login information.

Partners page is here:


The timeline for your applications and their outcomes is as follows:

15 Dec. Students applications due

22 Dec we make decisions and notify students

8 Jan Students accept/reject the placement(s) they have been offered

12 Jan we notify International office of the SCAPVC offers/placements


For the central Student Mobility Online information sessions to apply for year abroad 2024/25 (Slides and recording included) go to:


If you have any questions you could contact Dr Milija Gluhovic, Director of International Partnerships for SCAPVC at


If you have discipline specific inquiries, please contact the following staff:

History of Art – Professor Jenny Alexander,

Film Studies – Stephen Gundle, 

Theatre Studies - Milija Gluhovic, 

Warwick Writing programme – Dragan Todorovic, 



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Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) 

For more than 180 years the VUB has helped build a better society as a forward-looking university dedicated to free inquiry and critical thinking. Situated in Europe’s capital city, the VUB is internationally oriented and committed to the project of European integration. It is especially known for its focus on inclusion and democratic structures, involving students as well as staff in decision-making processes. The VUB uses innovative teaching practices to broaden students’ horizons beyond disciplinary or institutional boundaries, and is thus well-placed to lead the development of EUTOPIA’s cross-institutional Learning Communities.   

The university website lists programmes taught in English, including guidance for exchange students.  

University of Ljubljana (Ljubljana, Slovenia) 

The University of Ljubljana plays a major role in fostering international education and economic development and innovation in Central and South East Europe. As the coordinator of the EUTOPIA 2050 project, the university is committed to promoting equity, social and regional cohesion, and active citizenship across European HEIs. Renowned for its research-led teaching in the social and natural sciences and technical subjects, and for its strong international and inter-sectoral partnerships, the University of Ljubljana provides unique opportunities for students to develop knowledge, practical experience, and employability skills as part of a diverse international community.    

The university’s information guide for international students includes details of available degree programmes at different study levels. The website also lists programmes and subjects in English, including specific information in the subjects page about modules available to Erasmus students.  

CY Cergy Paris Université (Paris, France) 

CY Cergy believes universities must transform themselves to serve a changing society, using innovative methodologies to prepare students for the challenges of addressing the Sustainable Development Goals. The university represents a ground-breaking alliance between renowned education and research institutions, working together to reshape their academic environment and propose a new model in the French education system. Its territory stands at the forefront of the national economy thanks to privileged links with front-line industrial sectors such as computer services, electronics, bio-industries, and automotive. As a key member of the EUTOPIA Alliance, CY Cergy is forging long-term international partnerships in education, research and entrepreneurship, with many opportunities for intersection between international students, staff, and local/global stakeholders. 

The university website lists information for exchange students, including spreadsheets and PDFs listing courses available in English. 

University of Gothenburg (Gothenburg, Sweden) 

The University of Gothenburg takes a challenge-driven and student-focused approach to fulfilling its role as a hub for knowledge production and innovation. At Gothenburg, all education and research activities (regardless of level) are linked to each other, and to the surrounding society, creating a ‘complete academic environment’ where students can develop unique research and innovation skills. For over 120 years, the university has cultivated its distinct sense of social responsibility and openness to the world. It is now applying this experience in the EUTOPIA Alliance to help shape the future of Higher Education and foster European values.  

The university website provides information for exchange students, including available courses with extensive filtering options (note also the separate page for Fine, Applied and Performing Arts).  

Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) 

UPF is recognised as one of the leading universities in Spain and in Europe, both for the quality of its teaching and the competitiveness of its research, with particular strengths in international outreach. As a young, creative, and ambitious university, UPF strives to offer original and effective solutions to the Sustainable Development Goals, placing students at the centre of its ‘Planetary Wellbeing’ initiative. Enjoying a long-standing relation with Warwick, with particularly strong exchange programmes in Politics and Economics, UPF is simultaneously engaged in transformative collaborations with other international partners within and beyond EUTOPIA, going beyond traditional mobility towards more innovative and integrative approaches to internationalisation.  

The university’s International Programmes page provides information for exchange students, including details about courses on offer and an FAQ with further advice about UPF’s multilingual provision.  

Technische Universität Dresden (Dresden, Germany) 

The TUD is one of the leading and most dynamic universities in Germany. It offers a broad spectrum of disciplines, with internationally renowned courses on Health Sciences, Biomedicine & Bioengineering, Information Technology & Microelectronics, Smart Materials & Structures, Energy, Mobility & Environment, as well as Culture & Societal Change. The TUD is one of eleven German ‘Universities of Excellence’, and also enjoys a strong international reputation, with about one eighth of its students coming from over 125 countries each year.  

The university website provides information for exchange students, including language guidance. The Study Information System also allows users to filter courses by language.

Please note that the Student Mobility team have now completed the two online presentations for students interested in year abroad in 23/24. Within this they gave helpful information for students to consider whether to undertake a full year or two split placements, the timelines from application to their Warwick department to confirmation from the international host, as well as information about insurance recommendations and requirements.

A recording of a live presentation as well as a PDF version of the slides can be accessed from the front page of the Study Abroad webpage. Direct link is here:

A word document and the link to the study abroad team recent presentation is available here: