The following Colleges are prepared to consider applications from overseas students wishing to undertake a short course of undergraduate study in Cambridge. These courses commence in October, last for one year, and are normally the first or second year of the appropriate Cambridge course. Visiting students will be expected to take an examination at the end of the year. More information about the courses available can be found in our courses.
For further information please contact the appropriate College using the contact details given. Enquiries should be addressed to the Admissions Tutor of the College concerned unless otherwise stated. Those Colleges not on this list do not take students for less than a full degree course.
Potential graduate students should contact the Graduate Admissions Office or consult the University website (www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/gradadmissions/prospec/) for further information about the courses available at Cambridge and the application process.
|College||Visiting student intake||Further information|
Up to five per year. Not for Architecture, Law, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. Junior Year Abroad and ERASMUS students are welcome to apply, although they must have completed at least one year of university study and achieved high standards. Applicants should contact the College for an application form. Applicants may be asked to attend an interview via Skype.
| T +44 (0)1223 332030
|Homerton||Homerton currently only considers applications from non-degree students under the auspices of the ERASMUS and DAAD funding schemes.|| T +44 (0)1223 747252
|Lucy Cavendish||Lucy Cavendish welcomes visiting students who wish to study at Cambridge for a full academic year and will be 21 when they arrive. We offer up to twenty places each year but cannot consider applications in Architecture, Medicine or Veterinary Medicine. Applicants should have a strong academic track record. The application deadline is 1 March and information on how to apply can be found on the Lucy Cavendish website.||T + 44 (0) 1223 330280
|Magdalene||We offer no more than two visiting students (typically DAAD, ERASMUS or Junior Year Abroad) per year but cannot consider them for Architecture, Law, Mathematics, Medicine or Veterinary Medicine. Applicants should submit a CV, academic transcript, references, details of financial support and statement from their home university approving the application by the deadline of 15 November. In some subjects additional information may be required and applicants are strongly recommended to contact the College Admissions Office directly.|| T +44 (0)1223 332135
|Newnham||Two places normally offered to Junior Year Abroad students from Columbia. We may also be able to consider strong applications from Studienstiftung and DAAD students from Germany, as well as ERASMUS students from EU countries, but places are limited. Application deadline: 31 January. For an application form and more information, contact the Newnham College Admissions Office.|| T +44 (0) 1223 335783
|Pembroke||One-year visiting students normally limited to Studienstifung and DAAD students from Germany, ERASMUS students from EU countries, and Junior Year Abroad students from the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Brown University, Butler University and Occidental College. In all cases application should be made via the home institution, although independent applications are considered. Application deadline is 31 January.|| T +44 (0)1223 338154
|Peterhouse||Up to three a year maximum. May study Economics, History, History of Art, and Philosophy. Students from German universities may take Mathematics & Natural Sciences. Very high school-leaving and university grades required. Peterhouse only consider students wishing to study for a full academic year. Applicants should contact the College for further information on how to apply. Students will not be required to attend an interview at the College. The College is also willing to consider applications from Erasmus, Junior Year Abroad or DAAD applicants. Application deadline is 31st January.|| T +44 (0)1223 338223
|Robinson||One-year visiting students normally limited to Studienstifung and DAAD students from Germany, ERASMUS students from EU countries, and Junior Year Abroad students from the University of Cornell and Columbia University; in all cases application should be via the home institution and preferably via an existing link with Robinson College. Not Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Architecture or PPS. Application deadline 13 November.|| T +44 (0)1223 339143