Listed below are recent reports that take into account the potential impact that the UK leaving the EU may have on culture, higher education and internationalisation, and access to funding.

These and other reports and insight articles are available at our global website.

British Council research

Study UK: Information for EU Students (March 2020)

See the attached document below for the latest update on the status of EU students in the UK post-Brexit.


Schuman Associates, as requested by the British Council, has carried out research to analyse the future EU-funded programmes, Creative Europe, Horizon Europe and Erasmus, as well as the implications of a possible Third country participation in those programmes. 

The Implications of the UK’s Exit from the EU on Education and Cultural Sectors in Northern Ireland & Ireland 

The paper examines the current debate within our key stakeholder sectors and raises concerns and opportunities among various instutions and organisations. As a result of the research, we are now undertaking pro-active steps and are work-shopping potential solutions to the issues raised.

The Impact of the EU Referendum on the UK’s Ability to Access EU Funds

This report was commission in light of the EU Referendum result and aimed to explore how the UK’s current access to EU funding may be affected by the referendum result, and the potential consequences of Brexit on the political influence of UK organisations in the areas of education and research. 

Brexit Library

Since the UK’s EU Referendum vote in June 2016, the British Council has collected a range of research and insight into the implications of Brexit on the education, arts, culture and science sectors. 

Culture After Brexit

Culture after Brexit is a series of articles curated by the British Council, about the future of the cultural relationship between the UK and the European Union after Britain exits the EU. We are inviting journalists, artists, arts professionals and policymakers to contribute to a discussion about what Brexit means for the creative and cultural industries, and what a new post-Brexit cultural relationship could and should look like.