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  • Locations: Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UGA applicants only
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 09/15/2020 10/07/2020 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 TBA TBA
Fall 2021 02/01/2021 02/26/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Exchange Sponsor: UGA
Partner Institution: Aberystwyth University (FICE: 701794) Type of Instruction: Lecture
Classes With: Language Program:
Language of Instruction: English Taught By:
Housing Location: On-Campus Housing Type:
Work Opportunity: Volunteer Opportunity: NO
Scholarship Availability: YES Academic Area: Agriculture, Animal and Dairy Science, Animal Science, Art, Biological Science, Business Administration, Computer Science, English, Film Studies, Geography, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Theatre
Minimum number of credit hours: Maximum number of credit hours:
Minimum GPA Requirement: Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: NO
Program Description:

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UGA Exchange, Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University welcomes applications from US University (or Higher Education institution) students who wish to study at a top-ranking British University and experience British and Welsh culture. You can spend a semester or a full academic year with us in Aberystwyth, studying towards your degree at the oldest university in Wales.

Program Location

Aberystwyth 2There is nowhere quite like Aberystwyth: no other University which offers the unique combination of long academic tradition; outstandingly beautiful location, beneath the mountains and beside the sea; a centre of national and regional, cultural and commercial, importance; a campus combining one of only six copyright libraries in Britain with a Beacon status Arts Centre and state-of-the-art facilities.

We are located in the centre of the beautiful Cardigan Bay, with the Irish Sea to the west and the Cambrian Mountains to the east, so we have the seaside as well as unspoilt mountainous countryside to enjoy. Our town is friendly and welcoming, with a great mix of people, as well as a great mix of shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and clubs. The beach is a great place to relax and enjoy the view, especially our renowned sunsets, and if you're lucky you may spot a bottlenose dolphin or porpoise. There are several sites of special scientific interest in the area, and you'll regularly see Red Kites flying over the campuses.

2020-21 Aberystwyth Exchange IEP Factsheet.docx
Incoming Student Guide 2015-2016.pdf

Contact Information

Dr. Aiden Wasley
Director, British & Irish Studies at UGA
Department of English
130 Park Hall
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9262
awasley@uga.edu 


Ms. Colleen Larson
Global Education Advisor, Office of Global Engagement
Global Engagement Building
1324 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2900
clarson@uga.edu
Schedule an OGE Exchange Advising Appointment - Zoom Appts Available

Academic Program

Open to all UGA undergraduate students (Junior Standing, 3.0 GPA required)

Course Offerings:
Course selections available in a wide variety of subjects including:
Agriculture, Business, Animal Science, Art, Biological Sciences, Celtic Studies, Computer Science, English, Environmental Science, Film, Theatre &Television Studies, Geography, History & Welsh History, Political Science, Mathematics


Students are advised to take the equivalent of 60 Aberystwyth Credits (30 ECTS) per semester. The following links allow you to navigate to pages describing each module in terms of the content and the number of teaching/contact hours. Final module choices are not confirmed until the time of registration. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • UGA student in good academic standing

Program Itinerary

January - June: Aberystwyth Academic Calendar

Scholarship Opportunities

Housing

Aberystwyth University is able to offer a place in University accommodation for full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Exchange students. See Aberystwyth Info: Guaranteed Accommodation at AU.pdf

As soon as your place to study at Aberystwyth University is confirmed you will be contacted inviting you to apply for accommodation. Please note that a place in University accommodation may be offered, but a specific type of room or location is not guaranteed and Accommodation Licence Periods do apply.

For more information, please contact the Accommodation Office.

Additional Information

For more information, check out Aberystwyth University's Guide for Incoming International Students: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/study-abroad/international-exchange/incoming-students/ 

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Program Reviews:
Fall 2017 Participant
Studying abroad was one of the best experiences of my life. I was able to interact with the local culture, explore the surrounding countryside, and travel to new places while I was there. I feel like I learned so much, both from the classes and about the country and its history, and I would absolutely go back.