Short-Term or Summer Placements

Short-Term Opportunities

If you are looking for an opportunity to go abroad during the summer, there are several possibilities: 

Erasmus Traineeships (work placements)

As an Erasmus trainee you can work for a European company, or in the lab of one of Abertay's partner universities, and earn up to €500 per month. You can find more information on our Erasmus Traineeships page. 

Study Work Create

This is a programme run by the British Council which offers opportunities to work and study abroad, for example as an English teacher in China or India. For more information, please visit the Study Work Create website. 

Internships and Volunteering

We can recommend several providers who offer internship and volunteering opportunities around the world, ranging from Hong Kong to Guatemala. For more information please visit their websites:

Summer Schools

Many of Abertay's partner universities offer summer schools where you can learn more about a particular subject as well as experience a new culture and visit exciting new places. These are some examples of the offers available (please check back for updates):

Contact Us

Feel free to contact Torsten Matzke, Abertay's Exchange and Study Abroad Officer, for more information.

Also, make sure to check out these resources to help you prepare for your study abroad adventure: