*As the exchange agreement with this university is not programme specific, please check with the exchange coordinator of your department whether you can apply

General Information: 

Bournemouth University is a public university in Bournemouth, England, with its main campus situated in neighbouring Poole. The university was founded in 1992; however, the origins of its predecessor date back to the early 1900s.

The university currently has over 16,000 students, including over 3,000 international students. The university is recognised for its work in the media industries. Graduates from the university have worked on a number of Hollywood films, including Gravity, which was awarded the Achievement in Visual Effects Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards in 2015.

In 2023, Bournemouth University received a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, a government assessment of the quality of undergraduate teaching in universities and other higher education providers in England.

More on exchange student information here

Visa Requirements: At BU we want to give our international students all the support they need to meet their immigration conditions. We don't want you to have any problems with your visa, so we have put together the following important information to help you. This includes your Student visa application/extensions and advice about working restrictions and travelling within the EU during your studies. Find all of this information here.

Housing: While there is no guaranteed accommodation for exchange or study abroad students, our Residential Services team can offer advice on renting rooms in BU accommodation, or private lettings in Bournemouth. Once your application has been approved, we will send you more information or you can also email the accommodation team.

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