Study Abroad at Sussex

Study for a summer, semester or year. The tranquility of the South Downs and the energy of Brighton - we've got it all.

Summer School 2021 update

Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19, the University of Sussex has taken the difficult decision to cancel the Undergraduate Summer School for 2021. We will release further details of future programmes on our Summer School pages

Stay safe and we hope to welcome you to our campus in the future! 

Find out how to apply

Why Sussex?

Welcome to our pages for overseas students (including Erasmus+) applying for a study abroad summer, semester or year at Sussex. 

  • Study at a world-renowned university with an academic focus on global sustainability and innovation
  • Find space to breathe with a national park on your doorstep
  • Discover a home away from home, surrounded by a vibrant international community
  • Feel safe and secure in our state of the art accommodation
  • Chat to our current students and find out why they chose Sussex, what it's like to study here and how they socialise on campus.
  • 1st globally for Development*

  • 160th(joint 160th) in the world**

  • 1stcity in England for student happiness***

  • 13thin the world for efforts towards campus sustainability****

Study liberal arts at Sussex

We’re proud to offer the only Liberal Arts course in the UK designed in partnership with specialists from activist organisations, think-tanks, NGOs, journalism, broadcasting, PR and communications.

As a Study Abroad at Sussex student you will have the opportunity to choose modules from our new Liberal Arts course, which brings together perspectives from the arts, humanities and social sciences to create new forms of understanding and future-facing solutions.

Find out more about our modules.

Study abroad as a Sussex student 

Are you already a Sussex student looking to study abroad? If you are a current or prospective Sussex student you can study at a number of locations around the world as part of your degree. 

Find out about studying abroad as a Sussex student.

Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a summer and have questions, email

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email

 *QS World Universiy Rankings by Subject 2020 ** The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 *** in a survey by accommodation providers Student Living by Sodexo, **** GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities for 2019

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