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  • Locations: Aberdeen, Scotland; Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: OU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Type: Apartments, Student Dormitories
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Click here for a definition of this term Non-English Language Learning Option(s): French, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Swedish
Study Abroad Adviser: Lana Ferguson Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: University Exchange
Study Level: Graduate, Law, Undergraduate
Program Description:



  • Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is one of the UK's most internationally distinguished universities
  • Aberdeen was named UK's happiest city in 2013, due to its rich culture and enviable lifestyle
  • The University of Aberdeen is a great option for a number of majors, including: Environmental Sciences, Pre-law, and Psychology
The University of Aberdeen is continuously ranked among the top 10 universities in the UK for student experience!

Program Requirements
  • 3.0 Combined Retained GPA
  • Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
  • 2 Recommendation letters from any OU professor
  • Host University Application in Phase 3
  • Visa
  • Pre-Departure Orientation on Wednesday, March 27 from 4:30 - 7pm
The University of Aberdeen offers a wide varieties of courses in the following fields: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Humanities, Language/Linguistics, Music, and Psychology.

University of Aberdeen Course Catalogue

To see courses previously taken by OU students at the University of Aberdeen and their OU equivalents click the following link: University of Aberdeen - Course Equivalency Information

Academic Calendar
Fall: September - December
Spring: January - May
Exact dates are available here.

Money Matters
Since this program is a University Exchange program you will pay OU tuition/fees to the OU Bursar and housing/meals/living expenses to the University of Aberdeen.

Use this University of Aberdeen Budget Sheet to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!

There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started! Housing
The University of Aberdeen guarantees on-campus accommodations for all exchange students. There are a variety of room options, both with and without meal plans, for students to choose from. To learn more about student accommodation options, click here

If you decide not to live on-campus, you will be responsible for your own housing arrangements.

Get Started
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, log in to to schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for the University of Aberdeen to move on to Phase 2!
Student Experience
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Photos by Malia Zinn, Fall 2015

Photo by Grace Marlin, Fall 2015


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/24/2019
03/03/2019 08/31/2019 12/13/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/24/2019
03/03/2019 08/31/2019 05/15/2020
Spring 2020 09/22/2019 09/29/2019 01/04/2020 05/15/2020

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