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Year Abroad

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


The Year Abroad Office: contact us

Please note that we are currently carrying out hybrid working patterns. The best way to reach us is via email:


Term Time Office hours

Monday - Friday 9.00-16.30
(Closed on weekends, public and bank holidays)

Postal address

Room 118, 1st Floor, Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA.

Key contacts

Director of Year Abroad Studies: Prof Hugues Azérad

Year Abroad Administrator: Ms Jill Lin and Ms Selina Stranz. (Please contact YA Administrator for signatures/stamps for paperwork)


Please also see the Year Abroad Moodle page for useful document templates and information.

The MMLL Sections have a nominated member of staff as Year Abroad Adviser, who has detailed knowledge of the country or countries concerned and can offer important advice, especially on University courses.

These are currently:

PLEASE NOTE: In order to maintain confidentiality, the MMLL Year Abroad Office are only able to discuss a period abroad with the student concerned. We cannot, for instance, discuss a student's situation with a parent, legal guardian or friend unless the student has given permission for us to do so in writing.