Living or working in a different cultural setting can develop your language and interpersonal skills, enhance your CV and give you valuable life experiences.

To apply for an Erasmus placement, please complete the Application Form and return it to international@leeds-art.ac.uk by latest 5pm 1 February 2019.

Please be aware exchange placements are awarded on a competitive basis. References will be collected from Course Leaders in support of your application. Students will be invited to discuss their application at an interview before being nominated to a partner institution. Successful students will be informed in early March! 

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Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014 - 2020

Erasmus Policy Statement

BA (Hons) ANIMATION*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  Turku University of Applied Sciences (Arts Academy) Turku Finland English
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  AKV St Joost Breda Netherlands English/Dutch
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
  European Institute of Design (IED) Rome Italy Italian (intermediate)
  Limerick School of Art an Design (agreement in progress) Limerick Ireland English
Exchanges for BA (Hons) Animation MUST take place in the spring semester
BA (Hons) COMIC AND CONCEPT ART*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  European Institute of Design (IED) Rome Italy Italian (intermediate)
  LUCA School of Art Belgium Brussels French/Dutch
  ESA Saint-Luc  Belgium Brussels English
*See also worldwide exchanges 
BA (Hons) CREATIVE ADVERTISING*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  **Turku University of Applied Sciences (Arts Academy) Turku Finland English
  Ravensburg University of Cooperative Education Ravensburg Germany German/English
  ***Westerdals ACT Oslo Norway English
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  European Institute of Design (IED) (IED) Milan Italy Italian (intermediate)
  Politecnico di Milano Milan   Italy Italian (intermediate)
  European Institute of Design (IED) Barcelona Spain English
  IADE Lisbon Lisbon Portugal  English/Portuguese
*See also worldwide exchanges 
**Semester 2 only for Turku
***Semester 1 only for Westerdals
BA (Hons) FASHION BRANDING WITH COMMUNICATION*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  European Institute of Design (IED) (IED) Milan/Rome Italy English
  University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia English
  Faculty of Design Trzin Slovenia English
  Iceland Academy of the Arts Reykjavik Iceland English/Icelandic
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
  **École Duperré - École supérieure des arts appliqués  Paris France French (intermediate)
  Politecnico di Milano Milan   Italy Italian (intermediate)
  European Institute of Design (IED) Barcelona Spain Spanish (intermediate)
  Saxion University of Applied Sciences Netherlands Enschede English
*See also worldwide exchanges 
BA (Hons) FASHION DESIGN*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  European Institute of Design (IED) (IED) Milan/Rome Italy English
  University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia English
  Faculty of Design Trzin Slovenia English
  Iceland Academy of the Arts Reykjavik Iceland English/Icelandic
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
  **École Duperré - École supérieure des arts appliqués  Paris France French (intermediate)
  Politecnico di Milano Milan   Italy Italian (intermediate)
  European Institute of Design (IED) Barcelona Spain Spanish (intermediate)
  Saxion University of Applied Sciences Netherlands Enschede English
*See also worldwide exchanges 
**Semester 2 only for École Duperré
Exchanges for BA (Hons) Fashion Design MUST take place in the spring semester
BA (Hons) FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  *Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht Netherlands English
  European Institute of Design (IED) Milan/Rome Italy English
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
*Semester 2 only for Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology
BA (Hons) FINE ART*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  Turku University of Applied Sciences (Arts Academy) Turku Finland English
  Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest Hungary English
  Iceland Academy of the Arts Reykjavik Iceland English/Icelandic
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  École Supérieure d'Art et Design Toulon France French (intermediate)
  Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Cuenca Spain Spanish (intermediate)
  University of Barcelona (agreement in progress) Barcelona Spain Spanish/English
*See also worldwide exchanges 
BA (Hons) GRAPHIC DESIGN*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest Hungary English
  European Institute of Design (IED) Milan Italy English 
  Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht Netherlands Dutch
  **Westerdals ACT Oslo Norway English
  Iceland Academy of the Arts Reykjavik Iceland English/Icelandic
  European Institute of Design (IED) Barcelona Spain English 
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
  École Duperré - École supérieure des arts appliqués  Paris France French (intermediate)
  European Institute of Design (IED) Rome Italy Italian (intermediate)
  IADE Lisbon (agreement being processed) Lisbon Portugal  English/Portuguese
*See also worldwide exchanges
Exchanges for BA (Hons) Graphic Design MUST take place in Semester 1 (autumn)
**Semester 1 only for Westerdals (autumn) 
BA (Hons) ILLUSTRATION
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  **Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht Netherlands English
  *Westerdals ACT Oslo Norway English
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  European Institute of Design (IED) Rome Italy Italian
  LUCA School of Art Belgium Brussels French/Dutch
*Semester 1 only for Westerdals
**Semester 2 only for Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology
BA (Hons) PHOTOGRAPHY
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  **Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht Netherlands English
  European Institute of Design (IED) Milan/Rome Italy English
  Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam Netherlands English
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
  IADE Lisbon (agreement being processed) Lisbon Portugal  Portuguese/English
*See also worldwide exchanges
**Semester 2 only for Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology
BMus (Hons) POPULAR MUSIC PERFORMANCE*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  Popakademie Mannheim Germany English/German
*See also worldwide exchanges
BA (Hons) PRINTED TEXTILES & SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  ENSAD Paris Paris France French (intermediate)
  École Duperré - École supérieure des arts appliqués  Paris France French (intermediate)
  University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia English
  Faculty of Design Trzin Slovenia English
  *Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht Netherlands English
  École Supérieure Arts Appliqués et Textile Roubaix France French (upper intermediate)
  Saxion University of Applied Sciences Netherlands Enschede English
*See also worldwide exchanges
**NB: this is a digital-focused course & only available for Semester 2 
BA (Hons) VISUAL COMMUNICATION*
  University City Country Language of Teaching
  Hungarian University of Fine Arts Budapest Hungary English
  **Turku University of Applied Sciences (Arts Academy) Turku Finland English
  European Institute of Design (IED) (IED) Milan Italy English
  ****Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology Maastricht Netherlands English/Dutch
  ***Westerdals ACT Oslo Norway English
  University of Ljubljana Ljubljana Slovenia English
  Faculty of Design Trzin Slovenia English
  European Institute of Design (IED) Barcelona Spain English 
  École Supérieure Arts Appliqués et Textile Roubaix France French (upper intermediate)
  European Institute of Design (IED) Rome/Como Italy Italian (intermediate)
  Politecnico di Milano Milan   Italy Italian (intermediate)
  IADE Lisbon (agreement being processed) Lisbon Portugal  Portuguese/English
  University of Barcelona (agreement in process) Barcelona Spain Spanish/English
*See also worldwide exchanges
**Semester 2 only for Turku
***Semester 1 only for Westerdals
****Semester 2 only for Maastricht Academy of Media Design and Technology