LSE Postgraduate Opportunities Abroad

PhD Student Exchanges

The term I spent at UC Berkeley was immensely valuable. I left with new ideas, new friends, and a much stronger sense of my own scholarly identity.
Ida Danewid

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Global Academic Engagement sets up and manages LSE's collaborations with other institutions and partners in Europe and beyond. For more information on PhD mobility options, read the detailed information below.   

The PhD Mobility Scheme


If you're interested in pursuing an overseas research trip, the PhD mobility scheme may be for you. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit another institution, to benefit from additional research resources (archival and advisory) and to experience the academic culture and professional networks of another country. Successful applicants may also work on related publications/presentations, or attend conferences and workshops both at the host institution and within the wider national academic community. 

Students can undertake research for two to three months at one of the institutional partners listed below:

To apply for visits taking place during the 2022-23 academic year, get in touch with our colleagues from the Global Opportunities LSE (GO LSE) team: ard.exchanges@lse.ac.uk

Other schemes and opportunities

The PhD Academy hosts a number of workshops with in house professional writers but also outside providers. They will keep you informed of funding opportunities and are located on the fourth foor of the library. 

Your departement may have a specific exchange scheme, like Anthropology with Columbia. For more information contact your doctoral programme director and/or your doctoral administrator, a full list is available here.