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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct enroll, Semester/summer Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type: Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Semester/Summer Banner
Location - Lancaster University is close to the city centre yet surrounded by beautiful countryside. Excellent road and rail links provide easy access to the famous Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and the cosmopolitan cities of Manchester, London and Edinburgh.
We’re in the Top 10 - We are ranked 10th in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, 8th in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021 and 10th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020.
Student Experience - Our residential colleges are more than just a place to live; they are often the focus of students social life and provide a strong sense of community. Students can get involved in a wide variety of activities on campus.
Best of Both Worlds - Our campus offers the vibrant feel of a busy community and the natural tranquillity of Lancastrian countryside (providing we aren’t in the middle of a pandemic)
Choice of Modules - We offer a wide range of modules, which complement your students home degree and offer a challenging and rewarding learning experience

Lancaster University is set in a beautiful location just three miles away from the historic city of Lancaster. We are close to the picturesque Morecambe Bay coastline and the breath-taking countryside of the Lake District National Park.
Lancaster city is rich in history and culture, with Lancaster Castle, shops, cafés, bars, and theatres. It’s conveniently located in the center of the UK. Road and rail links give you easy and affordable access to explore the metropolitan cities of London, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Liverpool, etc. There’s also the magnificent and dramatic countryside and coast to discover on the doorstep including the famous Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Forest of Bowland, Morecambe seaside, and Blackpool.
Lancaster University is 1.5 hours from Liverpool, 2.5 hours from Edinburgh, 30 minutes from the Lake District, 1 hour from Manchester, and 2.5 hours from London.

  • You are expected to have a GPA of 3.0, a credit, or a grade B average or equivalent. 
  • To make your online application you first need to be nominated by the appropriate office at your home University or by one of Lancaster University’s overseas representatives. 
  • You will need a current transcript, a study plan, and a copy of a valid passport.

  • Michaelmas term 11 October - 17 December 2021
  • Lent Term 11 January 2022 - 25 Mach 2022
  • Summer Term 22 April 2022 - 01 July 2022
You must have completed a year of study at your home university before coming to Lancaster.

We also offer Lancaster Global Summer Schools, which complement your stay and are often worth credits.

Click HERE for course offerings.  Keep in mind, courses for the semester you are abroad may not be available until closer to departure time.  Refer to current or previous semesters for courses that are typically offered.   

Click HERE for more information on housing options. 

Sample cost estimate: 
 Lancaster 21-22.xlsx
Living Cost

Visa and Immigration Information
The Student Forum
Lancaster University Fact Sheet .pdf
Presentation Video - Study Abroad at Lancaster University
Resident Handbook 

Lancaster City Film
Lancaster University Film

Number of credits you can enroll in:
Full Year - 30-32 US credits / 60-64 ECTS
Fall semester - 12 US credits / 24 ECTS
Spring semester - 16-20 US credits / 32-40 ECTS

2021 Study Abroad Brochure 
FAQ and Covid 19 Updates
Application Guidelines
Campus & The City
Student Profiles 2019_Group.pdf


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023-2024 03/01/2023 ** 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.