Loughborough University


Loughborough University has received several awards for research and student satisfaction and is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK. In several categories for student engagement and satisfaction, Loughborough University ranked first in 2016. With 2,300 of its 16,000 students originating from a wide array of countries across the globe, the university in Leicestershire welcomes international students with open arms.



Country Great Britain
City Loughborough
Founded 1909
Number of Students 16.000
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International Office

Exchange Student Handbook



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (UK LOUGHBO01)
Who can apply? Bachelor's (as of 3rd Semester), Master's
Type of Stay Study
Length of Stay 1 Semester
Time of Stay Winter Semester or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Spots 1 to 2


Study Details

Semester Dates

Semester One (Autumn): October to February

Semester Two (Spring): February to June

Cooperating Faculty/Department School of Architectural, Building, and Civil Engineering
Study Possibilities

Schools and Departments

It may not be possible for exchange students to take all courses from all faculties. Further information can be obtained from our partner universities and from our experience reports.

Please note that in general the majority of the courses taken must be chosen by the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Catalog

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses Language Support for International Students



Language Requirements

English B2

Proof of Language Skills at the RWTH Aachen University Language Center

Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters Abroad as of the Winter Semster of the Same Year
Application Deadline at the Partner University

15. June for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

15. November for the Sommer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the Partner University takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University)

Application at the Partner University

Information about the Application Process and Documents

(Applying to the Partner University takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University)

Contact (International-Erasmus Coordinator for Civil Engineering)


Practical Information

Accommodations The partner university offers assistance for finding housing.
Information about Health Insurance For the entire stay abroad is foreign travel health insurance and liability insurance necessary.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

German Academic Exchange Service

Study UK



Tuition Fees Fees Waived

Erasmus+ Scholarships

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database