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United Kingdom: University of Sheffield

Sheffield is an old industrial city with a lively cultural scene today. The University of Sheffield offers an architectural education with a focus on social science.

University in brief

Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: September-February and February-June
Credit system: 30 credits correspond to 30 ECTS
Note: Please note that with Brexit, there may be additional costs for visas and NHS healthcare for exchange studies in the UK. Read more about this here:
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Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 1 year spot or 2 semester spots
Grade requirements: It is mandatory for architecture students that applies for exchange studies to submit a portfolio. The quality of the portfolio is evaluated by a jury that consist of the Programme Directors and a team of teachers at the School of Architecture. By reviewing the portfolio, the jury assesses whether the applicant can be considered to be nominated for an exchange spot.