Are you Global Ready?

Our video below gives you a glimpse of what you can expect from our range of international experience programmes!

We offer a wide range of work and study experiences, both in the UK and internationally, that allow our students to gain important global skills that will make them stand out from the crowd.

Did you know that we help more students travel internationally than any other UK university according to the experts in higher education data and analysis, HESA?

Find some of our flagship global experience programmes below, or read about how our opportunities have helped some of our graduates get to where they are today.


The number of students we provided international experiences for in 2016/17 

Global Leaders Programme

Global Leaders Programme

The Global Leaders Programme is an exciting programme that aims to develop you into a global or industry leader of the future. 

The programme will expand your global skills in our specialist workshops, take part in global networking events and give you the chance to meet with current industry leaders.

Global Leaders Programme

Celebrations in Europe

At Coventry University we are a truly global university and we celebrated our 175th year by launching the new Experience Europe trips 2018.

This summer around 900 students and over 60 members of staff visited Paris, Barcelona, Brussels and Berlin on an unforgettable trip featuring cultural learning, visits to partner universities and more.

Learn more about the trip

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International Experiences

All Coventry University students at all levels of study can receive financial support to go on an international experience that will benefit their studies.

Experiences are very flexible and can be tailored to your needs - they can last from a few days to a few months, with exciting destinations in all corners of the world.

Learn about our International Experiences

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Work Experience for Global Employability

Undergraduate and post-graduate students can gain access to work experience and work-related opportunities in the UK and abroad.

Work experience placements can last up to 12 weeks and are designed to be flexible around your studies.

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Linguae Mundi

Linguae Mundi is an innovative language programme that gives you the chance to learn a new language in a practical and interactive environment. 

With 21 languages to choose from, all delivered by native speakers, there is plenty of opportunity to add a key global skill to your portfolio.

Learn more about Linguae Mundi

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The Erasmus programme gives you the opportunity to study and/or work abroad in any of the 27 EU member countries.

Spend between 3 and 12 months studying at a partner university, gain experience on a work placement, or even a combination of both!

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Summer Schools

Global Summer Schools are designed to be fun and challenging. If you’re exploring a new topic or to building upon your existing skills, we have a number of short courses to suit a variety of interests.

Discover our Summer Schools

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international experiences

More student experiences overseas than any other UK uni in 2016/17 (HESA, 2018)



The number of student trips abroad for at least 5 days in 2016/17



The number of students we’ve helped travel internationally so far



As well as trips, we offer other opportunities like language courses

Contact Centre for Global Engagement (CGE) for more information.

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