University of Northumbira. Newcastle Upon Tyne

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK





About the University of Northumbria:

Northumbria University is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, a relatively small but very vibrant city in the North East of England. Newcastle has once again been voted the UK’s best city for students as Northumbria University received the best "City Life" award in this year's (2015) "WhatUni Student Choice Awards". At Northumbria a wide variety of courses are offered by a range of academic departments inclucing Humanities (English Literature, Language and Linguistics; Creative Writing), Arts, Education and Lifelong Learning. If you decide to spend your semester abroad at Northumbria, you will live in a dorm together with British students and take courses for undergraduates – within the regular programme offered by the English and other departments


Exchange coordinator:

Dr. Monika Reif

Institut für fremdsprachliche Philologien

Fach Anglistik

Marktstrasse 40

76829 Landau

Phone: +49 (0)6341 280 33211

Email: reif<at>


Exchange places: 2 (per year)



- travel expenses (train or flight)
- room (the same as in Landau)
- board (buy food yourself or eat at the university restaurants/cafés)
- no study fees!


Semester dates:

September until mid-December




How to apply:

Applications should include

(i) a cover sheet (please download here),

(ii) a CV (Lebenslauf) in English or German with a passport photograph,

(iii) a letter of motivation in English explaining why you are applying for this particular university and which courses you are intending to take during your semester abroad, and

(iv) a printout of your academic transcript (Bescheinigung über bisher erbrachte Studienleistungen in allen Fächern) from KLIPS