Where Can I go?

Our partner institutions are categorized by country. If you have any questions or concerns please contact goglobal@yorku.ca.

Once you have attended a mandatory Exchange Information Session, inquiries can be directed to our Global Learning Assistants. Review "How to Apply" tab for contact information.

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A

Argentina

Universidad Nacional de San Juan

City: San Juan
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Additional Resources:
Travel Advice and Advisories

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Australia

Deakin University

Exchange Website
City: Melbourne, Geelong, Warranmbool
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • March to June
  • July to October
Things to know:
  • Top academic quality staff
  • High program standards
  • Great reputation
  • Strong mix of students from all over the world
  • Among the top 10 Australian universities
Additional Resources:
Notes:

Flinders University

Exchange Website
City: Adelaide
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • February to June
  • July to November
Things to know:
  • In 2016, ranked No1 international student barometer awards overall for student support services.
  • Adelaide has been voted one of the most liveable cities in the world
  • Study with 2,700 international students from over 90 countries
Additional Resources:
 

Western Sydney University

Exchange Website
City: Sydney
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • February to July
  • July to November
Things to know:
  • More than 2000 subjects across 100 study areas.
  • Be part of a dynamic and multicultural community in Australia's third-largest and fastest-growing regional economy.
  • Sydney is a city that it is consistently ranked as one of the top 12 urban centers to visit or live in.
  • Join one of 270+ clubs or student associations and enjoy the fun side of your exchange experience.
Additional Resources:

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Austria

University of Graz

Exchange Website
City: Graz
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • March to September
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Check with York International for areas of study open to exchange students

University of Klagenfurt

Exchange Website
City: Klagenfurt
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • October to end of January
  • March to end of June
Additional Resources:

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B

Barbados

University of the West Indies - Cave Hill Campus

Exchange Website
City: Bridgetown
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Things to know:
  • The UWI has received Nobel Prizes in developmental economics and literature.
  • The United Nations Human Development Index (2011) ranked Barbados in the highest bracket "Very High Human Development", well above the regional average for the Caribbean and Latin America.
  • A place for history and nature lovers, Barbados is an island of great natural beauty, from the wonder of underground caves to the beautiful vistas and the tropical colours of flora found across the island!
Additional Resources:

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Brazil

Universidad Federal Fluminense

Exchange Website
City: Rio de Janeiro
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese - Some disciples offered in English
Things to know:
  • Founded on December 18th 1960, Universidade Federal Fluminense is one of the largest universities in Brazil
  • Ranked with maximum grade at the Institutional Evaluation of the Brazilian Ministry of Education
  • At the QS World Stars Rating, UFF is rated with 3 stars, due to its accessibility, innovation, teaching quality and university facilities.
Additional Resources:

The Federal University in Bahia

Exchange Website
City: Salvador
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese
Additional Resources:

Universidad do Estado do Rio de ja nerio

Exchange Website
City: Rio de Janeiro
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese
Term Dates:
  • February to July
  • August to December
Things to Know:
  • The highest standards of UERJ´s graduate courses
  • Excellence and sustainability in research
  • 149 agreements with foreign institutions of higher education
  • extension, culture and theaters
  • easy access of public transport
Additional Resources:

Universidade Federal de Goias (UFG)

Exchange Website
City: Goiania
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese
Additional Resources:

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco

City: Recife
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

University of Campinas

City: Campinas
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese
Things to know:
  • Top Brazilian university in number of published articles per faculty member.
  • Responsible for ~8% of Brazil´s articles in scientific journals.
  • 46% of our graduate courses are top grades (ranked by CAPES/MEC).
  • 15th: world´s top 50 universities under 50 years old.
  • 2nd: Latin America´s top 10 universities (QS Ranking)
Additional Resources:

University of Sao Paulo

Exchange Website
City: San Paulo
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

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C

Chile

Universidad de Tarapaca

City: Arica
Additional Resources:

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China

Beihang University

Exchange Website
City: Beijing
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • Fall Semester: September to end of January
  • Spring Semester: February to June
Things to know:
  • Regarded as one of China's leading universities supported by all national excellence initiatives for building world-class universities
  • Comprises more than 30 schools, covering science, technology, medicine, humanity, and social science
  • Over 280 courses taught in English language by some of China's most published faculty and international professors
Additional Resources:
Note:
Chinese language courses available

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Exchange Website
City: Hong Kong
Language of Instruction:
Cantonese and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to April
Things to Know:
  • Second oldest comprehensive research university in Hong Kong
  • Largest and greenest campus in Hong Kong
  • Unique residential college system
  • Guaranteed on-campus housing for exchange students
  • Courses in Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Engineering, Science and Social Sciences are open to exchange students regardless of their home major
Additional Resources

Education University of Hong Kong

Exchange Website
City: Hong Kong
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:

Fudan University

Exchange Website
City: Shanghai
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

Harbin Institute of Technology

City: Harbin
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Exchange Website
City: Hong Kong
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Note:
  • Only open to Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students. Students may only take courses from the School of Humanities and Social Science. Courses in other schools may be restricted.
  • UG hall might not be guaranteed.

Minzu University of China

City: Beijing
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin
Additional Resources:
Note:
Only open to the School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design students.

Ontario/Jiangsu Exchange Program

City: Jiangsu
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin; special arrangements will be made for York students who do not speak Mandarin.
Partner Universities
  1. Jiangnan University-Wuxi
  2. Changzhou University-Changzhou
  3. Jiangsu University-Zhenjiang
  4. Nanjing Aeronautics and Astronautics University
  5. Nanjing Arts Institute-Nanjing
  6. Nanjing Normal University-Nanjing
  7. Nanjing University-Nanjing
  8. Soochow University-Suzhou
  9. Yangzhou University-Yangzhou
  10. Nantong University-Nantong
  11. Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University- Suzhou

Peking University

Exchange Website
City: Beijing
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to June
Things to Know:
  • Peking University is among top 50 world universities.
  • Local students at PKU are the best students in China. Among 10 million high school graduates each year, only top
    2900 students have the opportunity to enter PKU.
  • Many diciplines (Chinese literature, Chemistry, Physics, etc.) are among the top in the world.
  • PKU professors expertise in their research field.
  • Peking University is located in the capital of China and the campus is very beautiful.
Additional Resources:
Note:
Chinese citizens are not eligible for this exchange.

Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)

Exchange Website
City: Shanghai
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to July
Additional Resources:

Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Exchange Website
City: Shanghai
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

Sichuan University

Exchange Website
City: Chengdu
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin and English
Additional Resources:
Note:
Chinese Culture Study Program is Available

The University of Hong Kong

Exchange Website
City: Hong Kong
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Undergraduate students only

University of International Business Economics

Exchange Website
City: Beijing
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • February to May
Additional Resources:

Wuhan University

Exchange Website
City: Wuhan
Language of Instruction:
Mandarin and English
Things to know:
  • It is honored as the "Most Beautiful University in China."
  • It was founded in 1893 by Zhang Zhidong, the then governor of Hubei Province and Hunan Province in the late Qing Dynasty.
  • It is also one of the "211 Project" and "985 Project"universities with full support in the construction and development from the central and local government of China.
  • Wuhan University has cultivated more than 300 thousand professional talents in various occupations, among whom there are over 100 members of the Chinese Academy of Science and the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
  • It has established cooperative relationship with more than 415 universities and research institutes in over 45 countries and regions.
Additional Resources:

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Costa Rica

Tecnologico de Costa Rica TEC

Exchange Website
City: Cartago
Term Dates:
  • February to June
  • July to November
Additional Resources:

Universidad de Costa Rica

City: San Pedro Montes de Oca
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Term Dates:
  • February to July
  • August to December
Additional Resources:

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Croatia

University of Zagreb

Exchange Website
City: Zagreb
Language of Instruction:
Croatian (Some langauge and culture courses available in English. Some specific courses offered in English.
Term Dates:
  • October to January
  • February to July
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Basic knowledge of Croatian is recommended

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Czech Republic

University of South Bohemia

Exchange Website
City: Ceské Bohemia
Language of Instruction:
Czech (Some courses in English)
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

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D

Denmark

Aalborg University

Exchange Website
City: Aalborg
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to June
Things to Know:
  • high rankings in engineering
  • problem based learning
  • focus on collaboration and team work
  • a pragmatic and hands-on approach to learning
  • safe and caring study environment
Additional Resources:

University of Copenhagen

Exchange Website
City: Copenhagen
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to January
  • January to June
Additional Resources:

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E

Ecuador

Universidad Casa Grande (UCG)

City: Guayaquil
Language of Instruction:
Spanish and English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Priority given to Business Administration, Information Technology, and Human Resources Management.

Escuela Politecnica

City: Quito
Language of Instruction:
Spanish and English
Additional Resources:

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F

Finland

Aalto University

(formerly Helsinki University of Science and Technology)

Exchange Website
City: Helsinki
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to January
  • January to May
Things to Know:
  • Aalto University ranked 7th in the world in arts and design
  • Aalto University 9th in the world amongst the universities younger that 50 years
  • Helsinki is the second safest city in the world
  • 90% of the exchange students would recommend studying at Aalto ARTS
Additional Resources:

University of Helsinki

Exchange Website
City: Helsinki
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:

University of Tampere

Exchange Website
City: Tampere
Language of Instruction:
English
Things to know:
  • UTA is situated in Tampere - the best place to live in Finland. It is a very student-oriented city, with approximately 40,000 of its 232,000 inhabitants being students.
  • UTA offers an inspiring environment to develop your skills. Our academic approach puts you in the centre of your own learning process. At UTA you are given a lot of freedom to plan and carry out your studies.
  • UTA is international. Studying at the UTA gives you a truly international and multicultural experience. The student population of 15 000 includes 300 international degree students and 450 incoming exchange students.
  • UTA offers you friendly student-teacher relationships.
  • UTA is Finland’s most popular multidisciplinary university: around 18,000 people apply to study at the University annually, of whom only about ten per cent are admitted.
Additional Resources:

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France

Ontario/Rhone-Alpes Exchange Program

Location Various Locations
Language of Instruction:
French
Partner Universities
  1. Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
  2. Université Lumière Lyon 2
  3. Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3
  4. INSA de Lyon
  5. École Centrale de Lyon
  6. Ecole Normale Supérieure de  Lyon
  7. Université Jean Monnet
  8. Université Grenoble Alpes
  9. Université de Savoie
  10. Grenoble INP
Notes:
  • Summer Language and Research opportunities available

Université Bordeaux Montaigne

Exchange Website
City: Bordeaux
Language of Instruction:
French
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to June
Things to know:
  • Work in art, languages, literature, human and social sciences.
  • Around 18000 students
  • 2000 foreign students with over 120 nationalities.
  • 23 Modern and regional languages.
  • The city of Bordeaux: one of the most beautiful and lively of France
Additional Resources:

University of Paris IV - La Sorbonne

City: Paris
Language of Instruction:
French
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Graduate History students only

Université de Savoie

Exchange Website
City: Chambery
Language of Instruction:
French
Things to Know:
  • Programmes: A multidisciplinary university covering most academic fields with the exception of medical studies
  • 4 Main Fields
    • Arts, Languages and Literatures
    • Law, Economics and Business Studies
    • Human and Social Sciences
    • Science and Technologies
Additional Resources:

University d'Avignon

Exchange Website
City: Avignon
Language of Instruction:
French
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to May
Additional Resources:

Universite Paris-Est Creteil Val de Marne (UPEC)

Exchange Website
City: Greater City of Paris
Language of Instruction:
French (Some courses offered in English)
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to May
Things to Know:
  • Multidisciplinary university
  • Close to Paris
  • Near 200 courses taught in English
  • Unique diverse community
  • Strong links with the business community
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Exchange students may only take courses from the Faculty of Arts – UFR des Lettres et Sciences Humaines.

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G

Germany

Bauhaus University

Exchange Website
City: Weimar
Language of Instruction:
German (Some courses offered in English)
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Design, Digital Media, Film, and Visual Arts only.

Bonn Rhein-Sieg Universite of Applied Sciences

Exchange Website
City: Sankt Augustin
Language of Instruction:
German (Some courses offered in English)
Term Dates:
  • March to August
  • September to February
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Computer Science and computer engineering only.

University of Bonn

Exchange Website
City: Bonn
Language of Instruction:
German
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • April to July
Things to Know:
  • Customized German language courses
  • Provided housing in single dorm rooms
  • Optional four-week orientation course
  • German Buddy program and cultural activities during the semester
  • Support with course guidance and credit transfer
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Summer Language Program available

Freie Universitat Berlin

Exchange Website
City: Berlin
Language of Instruction:
German
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • April to July
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Graduate students only
  • Acceptance to this exchange includes a scholarship

Goethe-Universitat

Exchange Website
City: Frankfurt
Language of Instruction:
German
Term Dates:
  • October to March
  • April to September
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Graduate Students in Environmental Studies only (City Institute)

Hochschule Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Exchange Website
City: Darmstadt
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • February to July
Things to know:
  • Students first - our motto
  • Personal learning atmosphere
  • Dedicated support team in International Office
  • Located in a safe and multicultural city
  • Welcome and orientation programme
Additional Resources:

HTW Berlin

Exchange Website
City: Berlin
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • April to July
  • October to March
Things to know:
  • Biggest University of Applied Sciences of East Germany
  • Large English taught Business Track
  • Further small English taught Engineering Tracks
  • practical
Additional Resources:

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Exchange Website
City: Berlin
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • April to September
  • October to March
Things to know:
Additional Resources:

Johannes Gutenberg-University, (Mainz)

Exchange Website
City: Mainz
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • April to July
Things to know:
  • Unique Profile: Find the perfect fit for you by having your pick between 75 subjects and 275 degree programs.
  • Excellence in Teaching: JGU was the first comprehensive university in Germany to win the Genius Loci-Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2018.
  • The Campus: An evening in the university cinema, a concert at the School of Music, the campus media, one of the numerous sportsprograms or involvement in a student body
  • International Flair: Enjoy the international atmosphere! More than 3,000 international students from over 120 countries study at JGU.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
This is a teaching position with a Bursary

Justus Liebig University Giessen

Exchange Website
City: Giessen
Language of Instruction:
German (some courses offered in English)
Term Dates:
  • October to March
  • April to September
Additional Resources:

Ontario/Baden-Wurttemberg Exchange Program

State: Baden-Wurttemberg
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Partner Universities
  1. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  2. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
  3. Universität Hohenheim
  4. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
  5. Universität Konstanz
  6. Universität Mannheim
  7. Universität Stuttgart
  8. Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
  9. Universität Ulm
Notes:
  • Language and Research Opportunities in Germany available for students
  • One term exchanges should be in the winter term only

Pedagogical University of Freiburg

Exchange Website
City: Freiburg
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • April to July
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Education Students only
  • Scholarship opportunities from the host.
  • Early Application DEADLINE (3 Nov)

University of Konstanz

Exchange Website
City: Konstanz
Language of Instruction:
German (Some courses in English)
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • April to July
Things to Know:
  • Courses offered in English in all departments
  • Located in the heart of Europe
  • Located between a beautiful lake and the Alps
  • 13% of International students in total
  • Short distances and a safe environment
Additional Resources:

Ludwing Maximilians Universitat Muchen

Exchange Website
City: Munich
Language of Instruction:
German (Some courses in English)
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • April to July
Things to Know:
Additional Resources:

University of Oldenburg

Exchange Website
City: Oldenburg
Language of Instruction:
German (Some courses in English)
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • April to July
Things to Know:
  • Friendly people
  • Oldenburg is green, safe and clean
  • Lots of bicycles
  • not too big, not too small
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Limited number of courses in English
  • Faculty of Health only

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Greece

Aristotle Univresity of Thessaloniki

Exchange Website
City: Thessaloniki
Language of Instruction:
Greek (some courses offered in English)
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • Febraury to June
Things to Know:
  • The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the largest university in Greece. The main campus is located in the
    centre of the city of Thessaloniki, and covers an area of about 33.4 hectares.
  • It comprises 10 faculties which consist of 40 schools and 1 single-School Faculty, serving a vast array of scientific fields, ranging fromnatural and technological to social and health sciences, arts and humanities.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Summer Program Available

Athens University of Economics and Business

Exchange Website
City: Athens
Language of Instruction:
Greek
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Graduate Economics students only

National & Kapodistrian University of Athens

Exchange Website
City: Athens
Language of Instruction:
Greek
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • February to July
Things to Know:
  • Founded 1837 - first University in Greece, Balkan and Eastern Mediterranean Area
  • 43 Schools and Departments
  • 183 postgraduate programs
  • 210 laboratories
  • 8 libraries
  • 3 hospitals
Additional Resources:

University of Crete

Exchange Website
City: Heraklion
Language of Instruction:
Greek
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • February to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Computer Science and Computer Engineering students only.

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Guyana

University of Guyana

City: Georgetown
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:

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I

India

Anna University

Exchange Website
City: Chennai
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)

City: Pilani and Goa
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:

FLAME University

Exchange Website
City: Pune
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • July to February
  • February to April
Things to Know:
  • Experiential Learning programs such as Discover India Program, Developmental Activities Program offered as credited courses.
  • India specific and South Asia specific courses in various disciplines such as International Studies, Economics, Public Policy, Literary
    and Culture Studies and Business Studies.
  • Low student-faculty ratio. Close interaction between students and faculty inside and outside the classroom.
  • Opportunity to interact with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • World class campus and amenities with vast e-resources, LMS - Moodle facility available.
  • Fully wifi enabled campus.
Additional Resources:

Jadavpur University

Exchange Website
City: Calcutta
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Exchange Website
City: New Delhi
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Graduate students only in the following fields: Canadian Studies, European Studies, South Asian Studies, International Relations, International Studies, International Development Studies, International Security Studies, Global Political Studies, Molecular Biology, Genomics, Microbiology, Structural and Computational Biology
  • Scholarship available

National Institute of Design (NID)

Exchange Website
City: Gujarat
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Restricted to Fine Arts student only

Ontario-India (OIN) Program

Location Various Locations
Language of Instruction:
English
Partner Universities
  1. O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat
  2. Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University
  3. Miranda House College, Delhi University
  4. Indian Institute of Technology
  5. Jai Hind College
  6. Xavier’s College
  7. Pondicherry University
  8. Symbiosis International University(and affiliated colleges)
  9. Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (VIT)
  10. N. College of Architecture
  11. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
  12. Karve Institute of Social Service
  13. Shiva Nadar University
  14. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Architecture

St. Xavier’s College

City: Mumbai
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Undergraduate Students only

University of Madras

Exchange Website
City: Chennai
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Graduate Environmental Studies students only.

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Ireland

Dublin City University

Exchange Website
City: Dublin
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Open to Science students only (Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology)

National University of Ireland, Galway

Exchange Website
City: Galway City
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Open to LA&PS Children, Childhood and Youth Studies students only.

Maynooth University

Exchange Website
City: Maynooth
Language of Instruction:
English
Things to know:
  • The last two decades have seen Maynooth University grow rapidly in scale, strength and stature. Today, with more than 11,000 students and extensive research activities, we are Ireland’s fastest-growing university.
  • The University is a wonderful place to learn. The teaching is excellent, delivered by leading international researchers who are committed and connected to their students.
  • We have a strong campus community with a student-centred and collegial ethos. These characteristics together create a student experience that is uniquely Maynooth.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Required overall GPA of 7.0 (B+)

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Israel

Bezalel Academy of Art and Design

Exchange Website
City: Jerusalem
Language of Instruction:
Hebrew
Additional Resources:

Hebrew University of Jerusalem: Rothberg International School

Exchange Website
City: Jerusalem
Language of Instruction:
Hebrew
Additional Resources:

Tel Aviv University

Exchange Website
City: Tel Aviv
Language of Instruction:
English
Additional Resources:

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Italy

Politecnico Di Milano

Exchange Website
City: Milan
Language of Instruction:
Italian
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Architecture and Urban Studies.

University of Bologna

Exchange Website
City: Bologna
Language of Instruction:
Italian (Some courses offered in English)
Additional Resources:

University of Calabria

Exchange Website
City: Rende
Language of Instruction:
Italian
Things to know:
  • International campus
  • Quality programmes
  • 3 programmes offered in English (Computer Science, Finance and Insurance, Management Engineering)
  • Cheap cost of living
  • Welcoming approach
Additional Resources:

University of Cassino

Exchange Website
City: Cassino
Language of Instruction:
Italian
Additional Resources:

University of Florence

City: Florence
Language of Instruction:
Italian
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Architecture courses

University of L’Aquila

City: L'Aquila
Language of Instruction:
Italian
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Dual Degree Program in Mathematics & Statistics also available
  • May be eligible for Scholarship

University of Pisa

Exchange Website
City: Pisa
Language of Instruction:
Italian (Some courses offered in English
Additional Resources:
Notes:
One scholarship to be awarded to the best applicant for 2019-20.

University of Udine

Exchange Website
City: Udine
Language of Instruction:
Italian
Additional Resources:

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J

Jamaica

The University of the West Indies

Exchange Website
City: Kingston
Language of Instruction:
English
Things to know:
  • Oldest and most prestigious university in the Caribbean
  • Available expertise on all things Caribbean
  • Located in the cultural mecca of the Caribbean
  • Warm temperatures all year round
  • Ranked 37th among Latin American & Caribbean Universities by the Times Higher Education
  • Fully accredited programmes
  • Graduate and undergraduate programmes available in our 7 faculties.
Additional Resources:

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Japan

Aoyama Gakuin University

Exchange Website
City: Tokyo
Language of Instruction:
Japanese and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • April to August
Things to know:
  • The main campus is located in the heart of Tokyo: Shibuya area.
  • More than 250 English courses offered
  • A lot of cultural and exchange events held by International Center
  • Strong especially in Politics, Communication, Creative Studies, Literature etc
  • Brand new dormitory available
Additional Resources:

Dokkyo University

Exchange Website
City: Soka
Language of Instruction:
Japanese
Things to know:
  • Comprehensive Japanese language program for different levels of proficiency, including a very beginner level
  • Japanese culture courses given in English and liberal arts courses given in foreign languages
  • Safe and convenient location with easy access to Central Tokyo
  • All-inclusive campus, with off-campus housing for exchange students
  • Dokkyo University Scholarship for exchange students
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Japanese Language Courses available
  • May be eligible for the Dokkyo Scholarship of 20,000 Yen per month
  • May be eligible for the JASSO Scholarship

Hitotsubashi University

Exchange Website
City: Tokyo
Language of Instruction:
Japanese and English
Things to know:
  • Great location, Tokyo!
  • Best university for social sciences studies(Commerce&Management, Economics, Law, and Social Sciences)
  • Great international residence halls and community
  • Great curriculum for Japanese language education, even for zero base students
Additional Resources:

International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA)

Exchange Website
City: Kofu
Language of Instruction:
Japanese and English
Things to know:
  • Small classes with a 50/50 ratio between Japanese and international students
  • About 90% of courses taught in English
  • Located near Mt. Fuji and surrounded by nature
  • Classes and workshops on Japanese language and culture
Additional Resources:

JACAC - Japan Canada Academic Consortium

Location Various Locations
Language of Instruction:
Japanese and English
Partner Universities
  1. Hokkaido University
  2. Hosei University
  3. J.F. Oberlin University 
  4. Josai International University 
  5. Kwansei Gakuin University 
  6. Kyoto University of Education
  7. Meiji University
  8. Nagoya University 
  9. Seinan Gakuin University 
  10. Sophia University 
  11. Tsuda College
Notes:

Keio University

Exchange Website
City: Tokyo
Language of Instruction:
Japanese
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • March to August
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Japanese Language Courses available
  • Japanese language program requires some prior knoweldge of Japanese

Meiji University

Exchange Website
City: Tokyo
Language of Instruction:
Japanese
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • April to July
Things to Know:
  • Campus life in center of Tokyo
  • Wide range of study field with 10 undergraduate schools
  • Learn Japanese Language / Culture
  • Live with Japanese students at a brand new Dormitory
  • Cross culture communication with students from all over the world
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Japanese Language courses and courses in English are available in the Program for Academic Exchange

Nagoya University

Exchange Website
City: Nagoya
Language of Instruction:
English and Japanese
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • April to August
Things to Know:
  • Over 1,000 courses in the student's major are taught in English. Especially, the number of courses in the STEM area is remarkable.
  • Nagoya University is one of the prestigious former Seven Imperial universities in Japan.
  • It ranks No.5 among national universities ranking.
  • It has produced six Nobel Prize winners in science and engineering.
  • Students have the opportunity to study in a culturally diverse environment with other international students.
Additional Resources:

Waseda University

Exchange Website
City: Tokyo
Language of Instruction:
Japanese and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • April to August
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Japanese language and culture courses available in English, full academic year only.
  • School of Commerce 6.0 GPA.
  • All other schools require a minimum GPA of 7.0.

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Mexico

Universidad La Salle

Exchange Website
City: Mexico City
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Things to know:
  • La Salle has a safe, inviting and welcoming campus atmosphere with an array of support services (academic and well-being counseling, students associations, Cultural and sports activities, among others)
  • Visit museums, archeological sites, bustling markets, historic monuments, and peaceful parks close to campus. La Salle has the best location to embark on fascinating one-day and weekend trips, as well.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities including sport tournaments, cultural events such as concerts, art exhibitions, festivals, films, dance classes and plays.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
A fee of approximately $160 will be charged by the host university to exchange students.

Universidad de Monterrey

Exchange Website
City: Monterrey
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Additional Resources:

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Exchange Website
City: Monterrey or Guadalajara
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Internships are available for exchange students. The internships are not paid but are connected to an academic course, therefore do give academic credit.

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The Netherlands

Erasmus University of Rotterdam

Exchange Website
City: Rotterdam
Language of Instruction:
Dutch and English
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • February to June
Things to know:
  • International environment
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam occupies high positions in a number of global rankings
  • Second biggest city in the Netherlands and biggest port in Europe
  • Large number of courses taught in English
  • Modern city that is close to major cities in Europe like Paris, Berlin and London.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Only Erasmus School of Law, School of Social and Behaviour Sciences (ESSB), School of History, Culture and Communications (ESHCC) and School of Economics (ESE).

Radboud University

Exchange Website
City: Nijmegen
Language of Instruction:
Dutch and English
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • February to June
Things to know:
  • Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands
  • Radboud University offers 14 undergraduate programs in English, while the other programs have a good number of English-taught courses as well
  • Radboud University is located on 1 campus within a small forest, not far from the city centre of Nijmegen
  • Accommodation in Nijmegen is relatively affordable for the Netherlands. It is not guarenteed, but so far we can place all students that indicate on time that they would like to make use of our offers
  • From Nijmegen, students can easily travel to other places in the Netherlands as well as Europe in general (by train, plane or bus)
Additional Resources:

University of Amsterdam

Exchange Website
City: Amsterdam
Language of Instruction:
Dutch and English
Term Dates:
  • September to February
  • February to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Students may only take courses with the College of Social Science.

Utrecht University

Exchange Website
City: Utrecht
Language of Instruction:
Dutch and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to April
Things to know:
  • Hundreds of English-taught courses
  • Almost all Dutch people speak English
  • Utrecht University was founded in 1636 and Utrecht has a charming historic city center.
  • Utrecht is one of BBC Travel's top five happiest cities.
  • A European trip is just around the corner. In just three hours you can be in Paris. London and Berlin are just a four or six hour train ride away. Holland is the gateway to Europe!
  • Ranked 1st in the Netherlands and 54th in the world by the prestigious Shanghai ranking. 12 Nobel prize winners.
  • One million bicycles in Utrecht.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Psychology only (Senior level undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Graduate Students must take courses - research is not available.

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Norway

University of Tromso

Exchange Website
City: Tromso
Language of Instruction:
Norwegian and English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to June
Additional Resources:

Western Norway University of Applied Science

Exchange Website
City: Bergen
Language of Instruction:
Norwegian and some courses offered in English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to June
Additional Resources:

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Philippines

University of the Philippines

Exchange Website
City: Diliman
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:

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Poland

Adam Mickiewicz University

Exchange Website
City: Poznan
Language of Instruction:
Polish and English
Term Dates:
  • October to February
  • February to June
Additional Resources:

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Portugal

Instituto Superior Técnico IST

Exchange Website
City: Lisbon
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese and some courses offered in English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to June
Additional Resources:

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Exchange Website
City: Lisbon
Language of Instruction:
Portuguese and some courses offered in English at the School of Business and Economics
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to June
Additional Resources:

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Singapore

Nanyang Technological University

Exchange Website
City: Singapore
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Things to know:
  • Ranked the world's best young university for 5 consecutive years and one of the top research-intensive universities in Asia.
  • A residential campus listed among top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world.
  • Cosmopolitan environment and global community.
  • Strategically located in the heart of Asia-Pacific region and a great base to explore many cultures, languages and societies.
  • All study exchange students are guaranteed on-campus housing
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Not open to Sinapore nationals

National University of Singapore

Exchange Website
City: Singapore
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Things to know:
  • One of the top universities in Asia
  • English-speaking destination (all modules, except language modules are taught in English)
  • Rigorous academic curriculum
  • Vibrant campus life
  • Gateway to the rest of Asia
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Some course restrictions for ADMS students. Contact York International to discuss.

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South Africa

University of Cape Town

Exchange Website
City: Cape Town
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • July to November
  • February to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
There is a $175 USD exchanges administration fee charged to all exchange students.

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South Korea

Ewha Womans University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul
Language of Instruction:
Korean and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Summer program available. See York International for more information
  • Courses at Ewha are open to men.

Hanyang University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul and Ansan
Language of Instruction:
Korean and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Summer program available

Konkuk University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul
Language of Instruction:
Korean and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Additional Resources:

Korea University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul
Language of Instruction:
Korean and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Additional Resources:

Sogang University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul
Language of Instruction:
Korean and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Recommended for Digital Media Students: Art & Technology

Sungkyunkwan University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul
Language of Instruction:
Korean and some courses in English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Things to know:
  • With 620 years of history, Sungkyunkwan University is challenging itself to become a world leading university while sharing new values from old.
Additional Resources:

Yonsei University

Exchange Website
City: Seoul
Language of Instruction:
Korean and English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • March to June
Additional Resources:

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Spain

Universidad Pontificia Comillas

Exchange Website
City: Madrid
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to May
Things to know:
  • It is a small university. We give a personalized attention and adapted to their needs.
  • We offer many courses in English.
  • We are located in Madrid, a vibrant, dynamic, world-class city, and the political and financial capital of Spain which
    offers numerous cultural and leisure opportunities
Additional Resources:

Universidad Autonoma De Madrid

Exchange Website
City: Madrid
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Things to know:
  • First university in Spain in QS World University Ranking 2018/2019, and one of the 200 best universities around the world.
  • Campus of International Excellence UAM + CSIC: environment of international prestige, with high levels of research, teaching and quality.
  • Wide offer, and continuously increasing, of courses taught in English.
  • Green and sustainable campus placed in Madrid, in the top ten of the best cities in the world to live (2018).
  • All kinds of activities, apart from academic ones: sports, choir, orchestra, languages, libraries, student associations, volunteering, buddy program, etc.
Additional Resources:

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Exchange Website
City: Barcelona
Language of Instruction:
Spanish and Catalan. Some courses in English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to July
Additional Resources:

University of Barcelona

Exchange Website
City: Barcelona
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Additional Resources:

University of Valencia

Exchange Website
City: Valencia
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies only.

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Sweden

Malmo University

Exchange Website
City: Malmo
Language of Instruction:
Swedish and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to June
Things to know:
  • Malmö University strives to be part of society at every level.
  • Our focus is on making the world a better and fairer place.
  • We have a mission to be an active hub for research, education and innovation.
  • Our research is often multidisciplinary and carried out in collaboration with partners outside of the University.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Scholarships Available

Stockholm University

Exchange Website
City: Stockholm
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to January
  • January to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Scholarships Available

Umea University

Exchange Website
City: Umea
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:

Uppsala Univeristy

Exchange Website
City: Uppsala
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to June
Additional Resources:
Notes:

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Switzerland

University of Geneva

Exchange Website
City: Geneva
Language of Instruction:
French
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to August
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • If only going for one term, we recommend the Winter Term

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW)

Exchange Website
City: Zurich
Language of Instruction:
English and German
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to August
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • School of Management and Law only

FHNW University of Applied Science and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Exchange Website
City: Aargau
Language of Instruction:
German and English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • February to July
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Lassonde School of Engineering students only

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Taiwan

Tamkang University

Exchange Website
City: New Taipei
Language of Instruction:
English
Things to know:
  • The largest and most recognized private university in Taiwan.
  • Ranked No.1 "Enterprises' Favorite Graduates" for the 22nd consecutive year among private universities in Taiwan in a survey conducted by Cheers Magazine.
  • Awarded Prize of Excellence in the Evaluation of Campus Internationalization by MOE.
  • 2018 Ranked No. 261-270 among universities in Asia by QS University Rankings.
  • 2018 Ranked No. 552 among universities worldwide, No. 91 in Asia and No. 8 in Taiwan by Webometrics.
Additional Resources:

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Thailand

Chulalongkorn University

Exchange Website
City: Bangkok
Language of Instruction:
Thai and English
Term Dates:
  • August to Decemeber
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Dress Code

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Trinidad and Tobago

The University of the West Indies

Exchange Website
City: St Augustine
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to November
  • January to April
Additional Resources:
Notes:

The University of Trinidad and Tobago

Exchange Website
City: Port of Spain
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to May
Things to know:
  • Multi-campus university with each campus focused on specialized programmes which are in close proximity to related industries
  • World class, state of the art laboratories
  • Institutionally accredited by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago with select programmes having specialized accreditation from International Bodies
  • Practical programmes with a focus on research, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • UTT is located in a tropical destination (Caribbean)
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • For Theatre Students only

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Turkey

Bogazici University

Exchange Website
City: Istanbul
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to May
Additional Resources:

Koc University

Exchange Website
City: Istanbul
Language of Instruction:
English
Things to know:
  • courses taught in English
  • green campus
  • great support system for exchange students
  • international university
  • over 70% of KU graduates receive a job offer before graduation
Additional Resources:

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United Kingdom

Keele University

Exchange Website
City: Keele
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to June
Things to know:
  • No.1 in England for Student Satisfaction (NSS, broad-based) and TEF Gold
  • Largest Campus-based university in England, nestled in 600 acres of countryside
  • We have a big campus but a small and cosmopolitan community
  • No.1 for affordability (Marbles.com, 2016)
  • 97% of research world leading, or of international importance (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Available to all undergraduate students and graduate education students
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program open to exchange students going for a full academic year.

Oxford Brooks University

Exchange Website
City: Oxford
Language of Instruction:
English
Things to know:
  • For more than eight hundred years, writers, scholars, artists and students have been attracted to this beautiful and historic city, drawn by its lively culture and academic atmosphere. Today, Oxford Brookes University is part of that tradition.
  • At Oxford Brookes, your students will join a community which includes more than 20% international students from over 100 countries.
  • Students will be able to benefit from our state-of-the-art sports facilities, modern libraries, computer centres as well as the service of our Exchanges & Study Abroad Team who will provide comprehensive support.
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Undergraduate Students only

University of Chichester

Exchange Website
City: Chichester
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to July
Things to know:
  • small, friendly, caring University on the beautiful south coast of England
  • liberal arts portfolio with engineering and digital technologies located in a £35m new build
  • two beautiful campuses, in Chichester city centre and the other near Bognor Regis beaches
  • under an hour from London Gatwick Airport with rail links direct to London
  • located near the South Downs National Park and Chichester Marina, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Undergraduate Dance students only

University of Leeds

Exchange Website
City: Leeds
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • October to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Notes:

University of Northumbria

Exchange Website
City: Newcastle upon Tyne
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to May
Things to know:
  • Location of City
  • Low cost of living
  • Excellent sport facilities and clubs/teams
  • Range of module choice
  • Great student accommodation
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Undergraduate Theatre and Film students only

University of Nottingham

Exchange Website
City: Nottingham
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • Septmeber to December
  • January to April
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • Required GPA: 7.0 (B+)
  • Business School and Law School studies not offered to Exchange Students

University of York

Exchange Website
City: York
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • Septmeber to December
  • January to March
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Undergradute students only

Swansea University

Exchange Website
City: Swansea
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • September to December
  • January to March
Additional Resources:

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United States of America

Killam Fellowships

Location Various Locations
Language of Instruction:
English
Partner Universities
  1. American University
  2. Arizona State University
  3. Bridgewater State University
  4. Clemson University
  5. Florida Polytechnic University
  6. Ithaca College
  7. Miami Dade College
  8. Smith College
  9. State University of New York College at Plattsburgh
  10. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  11. University of Maine
  12. University of Texas at Austin
  13. University of Washington
  14. Vanderbilt University
  15. Wellesley College
Notes:
  •  Fellowship comes with a scholarship
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen to apply

State University of New York, Buffalo

Exchange Website
City: Buffalo
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Notes:
  • A fee of approximately $1600/semester will be charged at the host university to exchange students. This fee includes health insurance
  • Undergraduate business courses are not open to exchange students

Towson University

Exchange Website
City: Maryland
Language of Instruction:
English
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • January to May
Additional Resources:
Notes:
Priority given to students in Fine Arts or LA&PS Communication Studies. Contact York International for more information.

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Uruguay

Universidad de La Republica

City: Montevideo
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Term Dates:
  • August to December
  • March to July
Additional Resources:

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Venezuela

Universidad de Los Andes

City: Merida
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Additional Resources:

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Vietnam

International University - Vietnam National University HCMC

Exchange Website
City: Binh Duong
Language of Instruction:
English and Vietnamese
Term Dates:
  • September to January
  • January to June
Additional Resources:

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