You can take a variety of classes abroad to fulfill your own unique degree requirements. You are eligible to apply if you:

  • have completed or are in the process of completing 60 credit units at the time of application*
  • have a 70% average or higher**
  • are registered as a full-time student prior to and throughout the duration of your exchange program
  • have personal aptitude
  • have available finances or qualify for some of our many scholarships and travel bursaries

*Arts and Science students can apply after completing 30 credit units.
** Arts and Science students must have a minimum of 65% average or higher.

Exchange destinations

Choose from over 136 institutions in 40 countries around the world!


  • Pay U of S tuition*
  • Undergraduate students pay student fees only to partner institution
  • Graduate students pay U of S on campus student fees due to the requirement to maintain continuous registration as well as student fees to partner institution
  • Accommodation, flights, insurance, food, miscellaneous 

*Regardless of how many courses or credits you plan to transfer back to the U of S, you will be charged:

  • Undergraduate - 15 credit units per semester
  • Graduate - 9 credit units per semester

Travel scholarships and funding

Many scholarships and travel bursaries are available through the U of S and external institutions.

Click HERE for more information about fully-funded exchange opportunities offered through the Canadian Learning Initiative in China (CLIC).

Transferable credit

The exchange program is a great way for U of S students to study at a university in another country while still working on requirements for their degree program.

View a list of previously granted transfer credit. Please note that the list provided is not exhaustive; you may be able to take courses not included in the list and transfer them back to your U of S degree.


Application deadline

  • To go overseas for 2018 Fall Term or for the Academic Year (2018-2019), apply by February 1, 2018
  • To go overseas for 2019 Winter Term, apply by September 15, 2018

Incoming exchange students

Are you interested in coming to the U of S as an Exchange Student?