Opportunities

#DMUglobal opens up a whole world of opportunities. Each year there will be four rounds of applications with a variety of opportunities available in each round.

Simply select the different types of opportunity in the links below to find out which opportunities are open for application now.

Academic-led trips
Add an international dimension to your studies by taking part in a short-term overseas visit (of up to 14 days), designed and delivered by an academic member of staff. These opportunities are directly linked to your programme of study to enhance your learning experience at DMU.

Study on Exchange
Internationalise your DMU degree! As part of your undergraduate degree, you can spend a year studying abroad at one of DMU’s partner universities across the globe, in Europe, North America and Asia. As well as experiencing a new culture and enhancing your studies, receiving formal recognition as part of your degree title will help you stand out in the job market.

Employability Trips
Develop a range of career readiness competencies by participating in an employability focussed overseas opportunity. Open to students from a wide range of programmes, these opportunities provide an insight into the international world of work and focus on developing a range of professional skills – supporting you on your journey to becoming a global graduate.

Summer Schools
During holiday periods, you can participate in a summer study programme offered by one of DMU’s global partner universities. Summer schools involve taught classes, assessment and an exciting range of cultural and travel opportunities for participants aimed at fostering intercultural awareness.

Volunteering
Develop your global awareness and make a positive impact in local communities overseas. Volunteer with DMU Square Mile or one our DMU’s partners on a range of sustainable projects and make a difference while studying at DMU.

Internships and Placements
A range of overseas work-based experiences including shorter term summer internships and full year placements that will give you the chance to understand how business works in a global context and develop skills that could help you stand out in the graduate job market.

DSU Trips
In cooperation with De Montfort Students’ Union, students from across the University can participate in short-term overseas visits linked to a range of strategic projects that aim to foster student engagement, whilst developing and international outlook.

On-campus (international) experiences
A range of internationally-themed experiences are available that enable you to gain an international perspective on campus at DMU. These experiences are designed to develop language skills and enhance intercultural awareness, without travelling overseas.