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Global engagement

The University’s Global Engagement Strategy includes a commitment to establishing and maintaining high-quality partnerships with universities and organisations around the world.

The University of Reading has valued exchange partners across a wide range of countries. Our international partnerships provide a rich variety of international teaching and learning opportunities for students and staff. We actively seek to expand our extensive global network of high-quality, long-lasting, sustainable partnerships with prestigious institutions around the world, helping achieve excellence and opportunity at home and abroad.


Read our University of Reading – At a glance 2018 brochure to find out more about our work.


Partner with Reading

If you’re interested in setting up an exchange agreement with the University of Reading, please contact studyabroad@reading.ac.uk

To find out more about the University of Reading’s partnerships, see our Global Partnerships pages.

Our exchange partners

We have exchange agreements for staff and student mobility with:

Australia

Curtin University

La Trobe University

Macquarie University 

Monash University 

University of Melbourne 

University of Sydney 

Austria

University of Vienna

University of Graz

Canada

Brock University

Emily Carr University of Arts and Design

Smith Business School, Queens University

University of Ottawa

Western University

China

Beijing University of Technology

City University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

Croatia

University of Split

Cuba

University of Havana

Cyprus

University of Nicosia

Czech Republic

Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design Prague

Charles University, Prague

Denmark

Aarhus University

Finland

Tampere University of Applied Sciences

University of the Arts Helsinki

France

EM Strasbourg

ENSA Dijon

ENSA Nancy

ESSEC Business School

Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) de Rennes

Montpellier Business School

Sciences Po Lyon

Université de la Réunion

Université de Lorraine

Université de Paris- Dauphine

Université de Perpignan

Université de Poitiers

Université de Toulouse II – Le Mirail

Université Grenoble Alpes

Université Lumière Lyon 2

Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense

Université Paul Valery- Montpellier III

Université Rennes II

Université Toulouse 1 Capitole

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle- Paris 3

Germany

Baden Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University. Ravensburg

Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Folkwang Universität der Künste, Essen

Freie Universität Berlin

Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

Hochschule Bremen (HSB)

Paedagogische Hochschule Freiburg

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Technische Universität Carolo-Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig

Universität Augsburg

Universitat Bremen

Universität Konstanz

Universität Potsdam

Universität Regensburg

Universität Rostock

Universität Trier

Greece

Panteion University Of Social And Political Science

Technological Education Institute Western Greece

University of Crete

University of Rijeka

Hungary

Central European University

Hungarian University of Fine Arts

Iceland

Haskolinn a Akureyri – University of Akureyri

University of Iceland

Iran
Iraq
Israel

Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

Italy

Alma Mater Studiorum- Università di Bologna

Instituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche – ISIA Urbino

IUAV Venice

Sapienza- Universitá di Roma

Università Bocconi

Università Cà Foscari di Venezia

Universita’ degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro

Università degli Studi Napoli Federico II

Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Università del Salento

Università delgi Studi di Bergamo

Università delgi Studi di Firenze

Università delgi Studi di Genova

Università delgi Studi di Padova

Università delgi Studi di Pavia

Università delgi Studi di Pisa

Università delgi Studi di Siena

Korea

Seoul National University

Latvia

Riga Medical College of the University of Latvia

Malta

University of Malta

Mexico

Universidad de las Américas Puebla

Netherlands

Radboud University

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen (University of Groningen)

Universiteit Utrecht

University of Maastricht

Wageningen University

Norway

University of Bergen

University of Tromso

University of Trondheim

Westerdals – Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology

Poland

Jagiellonian University

University of Gdansk

Spain

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad de Alcala

Universidad de Deusto

Universidad de Granada

Universidad de Oviedo

Universidad de Salamanca

Universidad de Sevilla

Universidad de Valladolid

Universidad de Vigo

Universidad De Zaragoza

Universidad del País Vasco

Universidade da Coruña

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Universitat de Vic

Universitat Rovira I Virgili

Sweden

Stockholm University

Uppsala University

Switzerland

Université de Genève

Turkey

Ege Üniversitesi

Istanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Middle East Technical University

Ordu University

USA

Ball State University 

Centre College

Colorado State University (Fort Collins)

High Point University 

University of Florida 

University of Georgia at Athens

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

University of Mary Washington 

University of Oklahoma

University of Texas at Dallas 

Erasmus+ partners

University of Reading’s Erasmus+ code: UK READING01


Incoming student exchanges

Nominations

To nominate a student to study at the University of Reading please provide the following information which will enable your student to complete our online nomination process.

Partner institutions will be sent log in details for the University of Reading’s Study Abroad Programme Nomination Portal. Please do not email your nominations unless you are asked by the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office to do so.

Partners will need to enter the following information about each student

  • student’s family name (as appears on passport)
  • student’s other names (as appears on passport)
  • student’s date of birth (DD/MM/YYYY format)
  • student’s email address.

Nomination Deadlines

1 April 2019 (for September 2019 start)

1 October 2019 (for January 2020 start)

Information about how to apply will be sent by email direct to the nominated student(s) thereafter.


Applications

Application deadlines are

1 May 2019 (for September 2019 start)

1 November 2019 (for January 2020 start)

We must have received all application documentation requested by these dates.

Students apply online but representatives of the home university should sign a printed version of the application form to provide approval of the details in the application. Without the signature and stamp we cannot process the application.

Students can only select modules from the lists advertised on our Study Abroad Programme module pages.

Please ensure that students provide Transcripts of Studies in English so that academics at Reading can see what has been studied previously and can make decisions about applicant’s suitability to study the modules selected.

Language requirements

Please ensure that your students read the section about English Language requirements carefully. If required to provide evidence of their English Language proficiency that the applicant sends this information to us with their application.

If the applicant does not meet our English Language requirements it might be possible to join our ISLI English Language Pre-sessional programme immediately before the anticipated start of studies at Reading (as a fee paying student).

If you have any queries regarding this procedure, please email us at: studyabroad@reading.ac.uk


Study periods

Most teaching takes place during the autumn (September — December) and spring terms (January — March) with a small number of modules, but mainly revision classes and exams, taking place during the summer term (April — June).

Students who leave in December will have alternative assessments set to replace the exams (normally submitted in January).

2019/20 study periods

Study Block 1: Monday 23 September 2019 — Friday 13 December 2019

Study Block 2: Monday 6 January 2020 — Friday 12 June 2020

Full academic year: Monday 23 September 2019 — Friday 12 June 2020

2020/21 study periods

Study Block 1: Monday 21 September 2020 — Friday 11 December 2020

Study Block 2: Tuesday 5 January* 2021 — Friday 11 June 2021

Full academic year: Monday 21 September 2020 — Friday 11 June 2021

*Please note the January start date is subject to change.

2021/22 study periods

Study Block 1: Monday 20 September 2021 — Friday 10 December 2021

Study Block 2: Wednesday 5 January* 2022 — Friday 10 June 2022

Full academic year: Monday 20 September 2021 — Friday 10 June 2022

*Please note the January start date is subject to change.

2022/23 study periods

Study Block 1: Monday 19 September 2022 — Friday 9 December 2022

Study Block 2: Wednesday 4 January* 2023 — Friday 9 June 2023

Full academic year: Monday 19 September 2022 — Friday 9 June 2023

*Please note the January start date is subject to change.


Incoming Erasmus+ Staff mobility

Incoming Erasmus+ Staff Mobility

Colleagues from other institutions participating in the Erasmus+ programme are able to visit the University of Reading and can apply for funds from their own institution.

The host department at the University of Reading is responsible for organisational aspects of the mobility and should be the primary contacts for any participant for any arrangements related to the mobility – including visa, insurance and accommodation.

Teaching Staff mobility

  • There needs to be a valid Erasmus inter-institutional agreement in place with Reading for the participant to receive Erasmus funding from their own university.
  • The participant can teach at either UG, PGT, PGR or a mixture of levels.
  • The minimum teaching requirement is 8 hours per week.
  • Incoming teaching staff must be individually accepted by the host School which is thereafter responsible for all aspects of the mobility. Acceptance is dependent on all parties (i.e. participant, sending institution and the host department at the University of Reading) agreeing in advance to the content of the candidate’s teaching plan and the timing of the proposed teaching mobility.
  • The host School is responsible for providing information to participants regarding organisational aspects of the mobility, including details regarding accommodation.
  • If any incoming participant requires a visa to enter the UK, the department is responsible for liaising with Human Resources to ensure that the appropriate process is followed. Further details can be found on the Human Resources website
  • The department at Reading should sign the Teaching programme and provide confirmation of the duration of the visit, in line with the requirements of the Erasmus+ programme.

NB: Departments are requested to inform the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office of any incoming Staff Mobility visits

Staff Training mobility

  • An inter-institutional agreement is not required to host a participant on the Training programme.
  • Schools are not obligated to accept requests, however are encouraged to consider it if there is benefit to the School in doing so.
  • Preference should be given to existing partners.
  • Incoming visitors participating on the Staff Training programme must be individually accepted by the host School which is responsible for all aspects of hosting the mobility. Acceptance is dependent on all parties (i.e. participant, sending institution and the host department at the University of Reading) agreeing in advance to the content of the candidate’s Training plan and the timing of the proposed training mobility.
  • The host School will be responsible for providing information to participants regarding organisational aspects of the mobility, including details regarding accommodation.
  • If any incoming participant requires a visa to enter the UK, the department is responsible for liaising with Human Resources to ensure that the appropriate process is followed. Further details can be found on the Human Resources website
  • The department at Reading can sign the Training programme and provide confirmation of the duration of the visit, in line with the requirements of the Erasmus+ programme.

NB: Departments are requested to inform the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office of any incoming Staff Mobility visits.