This section provides information to students from partner institutions who want to come to uOttawa on an exchange or who are already here on exchange. If you wish to study in a full degree program, graduate diploma or certificate, see International Students.
The University of Ottawa has student exchange partnerships with more than 250 institutions in more than 50 countries. We welcome more than 300 exchange students each year.
Please note that the application process for the Exchange Program in 2015-2016 is closed. The process will reopen again in September for exchanges in 2016-2017.
How to apply
To successfully complete the exchange process please follow these steps:
- Getting started
- Preparing your application
- Planning for departure
- Being abroad
- Returning home
- The International Office is very happy to announce the winners of the 2014 Photo Contest :
1st prize: Alex Forest – 750$
2nd prize: Sara Hermida – 450$
Voter’s choice: Sophie Hopkins – 200$
Thank you to all of the students who submitted pictures of their student exchange to this year’s contest.
Click here for more information on the Annual Photo Contest and other available scholarships for student mobility.
- Interested in studying in Sweden? Come meet a Megan Grindlay from Lund University on Monday September 29th from 4p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at SMD428. See you there!
- Are you interested in participating in a national or international exchange? Come see us at one of the mandatory information sessions. For more information on the information sessions offered, visit our website.
- Join us for the International and National Exchange Fair on Wednesday October 1, 2014, in the University Centre (UCU). This is an opportunity for you to meet with students who have studied abroad and with representatives from universities in Australia, France, China and Italy.
Learn additional information about international exchange programs by watching our new online information session.
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