Travel guidance for education or work placements overseas

Find out what you'll need to do when planning education and work placements abroad.

Applies to England



Guidance for providers managing and participants taking part in educational and study placements overseas. This includes Turing Scheme, Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps placements.

This guidance is for:

  • higher education providers
  • post-16 further education (FE) providers
  • FE colleges
  • sixth form colleges
  • other FE providers
  • school and college senior leaders
  • local authorities and multi-academy trusts (MATs)
  • teachers who are involved in managing educational placements abroad
  • organisations that manage education and work placements abroad for UK students, learners and pupils
  • students in higher education, further education, vocational education and training, and schools who are participating in study or work placements abroad

Published 31 March 2022