Name of Institution: University of Suffolk (previously University Campus Suffolk)
ERASMUS Code: UK IPSWICH01
Head of Institution: Vice-Chancellor, Professor Helen Langton
Main contacts for ERASMUS+ Programme
Head of Student Life - Izabela Hutchins
Study Abroad Adviser - Jemma Stock
Erasmus + Exchange programme suspended for Semester One 2020/21
Further information regarding Semester Two will be available in the Autumn
|25 January 2021||Teaching Starts - Semester Two|
|29 March - 9 April 2021||
Easter - No Teaching
|21 May 2021||
End of Semester Two
|Students can leave after 21 May|
Your Erasmus officer must 'nominate' you to us before 30 April for Autumn semester starts, and by 1 October for Spring starts.
We will then send you an application form which must be filled in and returned to us with all the requested information and documents before:
- 31 May for the Autumn semester (August - December)
- 31 October for the Spring semester (January - June)
Transcript of Records
A transcript of records (Academic Transcript) will be issued no later than 5 weeks after the end of the period of exams at the University.
The sending institution, following agreement with our institution, is responsible for providing support to its nominated candidates to reach language skills at the start of the study or teaching period.
Type of mobility
Required language level
All subject areas
B2 /IELTS 6.0
All subject areas
We require Erasmus exchange students to have at least a B2 level in English at the time of application in order to follow lectures at the University.
We offer free English classes and academic writing classes to all students, to help anyone who is not confident in these areas. The classes and one-on-one sessions are offered by our experienced and specialised team in the Learning Development Centre| who also offer a free ‘diagnosis’ of their English when they arrive, to show them which parts of their English might need improvement.who also offer a free ‘diagnosis’ of their English when they arrive, to show them which parts of their English might need improvement.
Students and staff with disabilities
The University welcomes students and staff with disabilities, but asks them to contact Jemma Stock, Study Abroad Adviser as soon as possible, so that special care can be taken during preparation.
Student must fill in the on-line application and send an electronic copy of the application form, stamped and signed by their home university coordinator
A copy of their academic transcript
A copy of their passport
English Language Certificate
Please send to Erasmus before the application deadline.
Acceptance at the University of Suffolk depends on the decision of each Departmental Coordinator and is confirmed when the nominated student receives an email from the University.
Information on courses
The Course Catalogue will give detailed information about each course such as course content, including details of modules, when the course is taught and other key information. We ask that you choose carefully and listen to the advice of the University academic coordinators
The University of Suffolk uses the British credit system where a full semester work load should give 60 British, or 30 ECTS credits.
English Language Courses
We offer free English classes and academic writing classes to all students, to help anyone who is not confident in these areas. These classes and one-on-one sessions are offered by our experienced and specialised Learning Services Department who also offer a free diagnosis of your English when you arrive, to show you which parts of your English might need improvement.
Student housing must only be booked after acceptance of a student’s application by the academic supervisor.
On campus we have an attractive, large accommodation block, Athena Hall, especially built for Suffolk students but not actually owned by the University, with 600 en-suite study bedrooms in self-catered shared and studio flats. Athena Hall is only a two-minute walk from the main teaching buildings.
The Univeristy works with private landlords and companies to offer a variety of safe and affordable student accommodation through our Accreditation Scheme|.
Only suitable properties that meet the required criteria will be advertised and recommended to students by the Accommodation Office|.
Off campus we have a choice of accommodation including flats, houses and purpose built blocks. Contact the Accommodation Office| for more details of availability, types of rooms and costs.
Our institution will provide assistance, when required, in securing visas for incoming and outgoing students/staff, according to the requirement of the ERASMUS Charter for Higher Education.
In general, Erasmus students from a non-EU member state or a non-EEA member state will require a student visa in order to study in the UK. All other ERASMUS students do not require a visa.
For further information contact erasmus
|70% or above||1st Class|
|60 - 69%||Upper 2nd Class|
|50 - 59%||Lower 2nd Class|
|40 - 49%||Third Class|