Aberystwyth University

  • Wales.



Aberystwyth is a small and pleasant university on the western coast of Wales that has been welcoming international students for more than 100 years. The university is known for its excellent student environment and NMBU students have given very positive reviews from their stays in Aberystwyth. The city has approximately 13.000 inhabitants and is a historic market and seaport in Ceredigion in Wales. The university has about 7000 students.

Aberystwyth University

Type of agreement
The agreement applies for biology and international relations.

About the agreement

The agreement only applies for subjects at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences and the Department of International Politics.

Who can apply
For all Erasmus agreements it is necessary to have attained 60 credits on your current NMBU program before commencing on an exchange study abroad.

Number of study places
One student for one semester at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, and two students for one semester at the Department of International Politics (the latter is only for students on the M-IR program, and it is a bilateral agreement).

Language of teaching

Semester timing
Autumn semester: end of September – end of January.
Spring semester: end of January – start of June.

Tuition fees
Exchange students must continue to pay for NMBU’s semester fees, plus register with NMBU whilst they are on exchange. However, it is not necessary to pay any types of fee at the partner university.

The university offers student rooms for exchange students, but it is wise to apply early.

10 credits at Aberystwyth are equivalent to 5 NMBU credits.

Example courses students have taken previously



BR21620 Ethology

BR24410 Understanding Biological Research

BR22410 Advanced Invertebrate Zoology

BR22620 Marine Biology




BR21920 Food, Farming and the Environment

BR30420 The Agri-Environment

BR32710 Animal Behaviour Field Course



BR21620 Ethology

BR24410 Understanding Biological Research

BR12510 Biological Thought and Discovery

BR20720 Applied Nutrition of Livestock, Horses and Companion Animals



BR10910 Equine Anatomy And Physiology

BR23110 Principles Of Veterinary Science

BR33820 Parasitology

BRM1620 Infection And Immunity



IPM0520 Ip1 Theories and Concepts

IPM1220 Critical Security Studies: Emerging Issue

IQ30220 Statebuilding

IPM0320 Intelligence, Security and International Politics 1900-45

IPM8420 Islam and Modernity

IPM0920 Thoughts of War

IPM3820 Power and Postwar Reconstruction: a Critical Approach

IPM0520 International Politics

IPM4220 The State Through the Ages

IPM0420 Intelligence, Security and International Relations in the 20th Century

IPM1120 Critical Security Studies: Contemporary Theories



BR14510 Human Anatomy

BR20620 Applied Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics

BR26620 Proteins and Enzymes




BR20720 Applied Nutrition of Livestock, Horses and Companion Animals



BR30420 The Agri-Environment


Aberystwyth shore.jpgView over Aberystwyth.  Photo: Wikipedia

Published 19. August 2014 - 13:34 - Updated 8. December 2020 - 15:14