University of Reading Reading, United Kingdom

Description
The University of Reading is a public research university in Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom. The University was established in 1892 as University College, Reading and received its Royal Charter in 1926. It is currently home to 17,000 students from over 150 countries.

The university offers a wide range of programmes from the pure and applied sciences to languages, humanities, social sciences, business and arts.

It is based on four main campuses in, and around, the town of Reading; London Road and Whiteknights are based in the town of Reading itself, and Greenlands is based on the banks of the River Thames. It also has a campus in Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia.

The University of Reading is now ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (175- QS World University rankings 2017; 192 THES World University rankings (2016-17)), with a world-class reputation for the quality of our teaching, research and links to business.
Available places
Autumn Semester 2019
  • Chemistry (Erasmus+)
Spring Semester 2020
  • Science and Technology (Erasmus+)
  • Chemistry (Erasmus+)
Autumn semester 2020
  • Science and Technology (Erasmus+)
  • Chemistry (Erasmus+)
Spring Semester 2021
  • Science and Technology (Erasmus+)
  • Chemistry (Erasmus+)
Language requirements
EU citizens participating on the Erasmus programme do not need to provide evidence / certification of linguistic competency when applying.
However it is recommended that applicants have language competency equivalent to level B2/C1 on CERF.
Academic comments
Please be aware that, as a general rule, students at Science and Technology must have an average mark of at least 7 in order to be eligible for an exchange with one of our partner institutions. The evaluation of applications for student exchange at Science and Technology is based on an overall evaluation of the student's academic qualifications, and in some cases, students may be awarded an exchange placement even though their average mark is less then 7.
Students can select to study at Reading for either one Study Block or a full year, depending on your home university and the terms and conditions of the agreement between our institutions.

It is not possible for students to complete their studies and leave Reading mid-way during a Term / Study Block - all students are expected to remain and study at the University for the full duration of the academic terms for which they have been registered.
Study Block 1 (Semester 1):
Welcome: Monday 18 September – Sunday 24 September 2017
Tuition: Monday 25 September 2016 - Friday 8 December 2017
Please note: Students must arrive in Reading no later than Sunday 17 September 2017.

Study Block 2 (Semester 2):
Welcome: Thursday 04 January – Sunday 07 January 2018
Tuition: Monday 08 January – Friday 08 June 2018
Please note: Students must arrive in Reading no later than Wednesday 03 January 2017

Full Academic year (Semesters 1 & 2):
Welcome: Monday 18 September – Sunday 24 September 2017
Tuition: Monday 25 September 2017 - Friday 08 June 2018
Please note: Students must arrive in Reading no later than Sunday 17 September 2017.
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We recommend the following programs (see links below):
Instruction languages
  • English
Full-time course load according to host institution
Students are expected to study 60 ECTS (120 UK credits) in a full year, or 30 ECTS (60 UK credits) per Study Block.
Credit translation
University of Reading, England: 2 UK credits = 1 ECTS
Your board of studies determines the number of courses you must take at your host institution to get 30 ECTS credits. It is therefore a good idea to check the study board's guidelines and conversion list between credits/units before starting the process of writing an application for preliminary approval. Read more at your study portal (study abroad - how to apply - course requirements and preapproval)
Academic calendar
Autumn Term
Ultimo September (a week earlier for new students) – around 12 December

Spring Term
Around 12 January - ultimo March

Summer Term
Around 20 April – medio June
Accreditations
  • AACSB
  • EQUIS
  • AMBA
Available for
  • Exchange
Housing information
University of Reading offers rooms in halls of residence on or around the main Whiteknights campus or a room in a private house shared with other students. The university is ready to assist you in finding accommodation but cannot guarantee accommodation.
Interesting links
Evaluations by prior abroad students
Evaluation date Abroad as Student study
12-09-2018 Exchange AR HUM BA | English
27-02-2018 Exchange BS SAM BSc OECON | Economics and Management
31-10-2017 Exchange AR HUM BA | English
28-02-2017 Exchange ST NAT BSc | Biology
ST NAT BSc | Molecular Biology
22-02-2017 Exchange ST NAT BSc | Mathematics
08-02-2017 Exchange BS SAM PSYCH | Psychology
29-01-2017 Exchange BS SAM BSc PSYCH | Psychology
11-01-2017 Exchange ST NAT BSc | Biology
ST NAT BSc | Chemistry
ST NAT BSc | Molecular Biology
08-07-2016 Exchange AR HUM BA | English
08-04-2016 Exchange BS SAM BSc PSYCH | Psychology