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3. Choose where to go

27 May 2024

Choose where you want to study

The UC Global Exchange Programme has over 60 exchange partners so you’re bound to find a destination that’s right for you.


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Semester Two 2024 Exchanges

Did study get in the way of your UC Global Exchange application for Semester 2 2024?

It is not too late to think about going on exchange in Semester 2 2024!

The main application round for Semester 2 2024 exchanges was in September 2023. However, applications for exchanges in Semester 2 2023 (UC time) are still open for some partner universities. Note that some of the partner universities are closed already such as but not limited to:
Bunkyo University, Waseda University, Kwansei Gakuin University, Akita International University, University of British Columbia, University of California, University of Washington, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Leeds and Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics. If the universities that you are interested in are not listed above, please contact us at to check on place availability before applying.

Applications for exchanges in Semester 2 2024 will be actioned on a rolling basis as they come in. If there are limited places available at a particular partner university, places will be allocated to successful applicants on a “first come first served” basis. You are therefore advised to submit an application immediately for exchanges in Semester 2 2024. For most of these universities you will need to apply to UC for selection no later than 15 February 2024 for a Semester 2 2024 exchange to allow time for the UC selection process prior to the partner university deadline. A few universities may have later deadlines – please check with the UC International Relationships office to confirm. Some universities may require us to check with them if they have places available. 
Important: whether we are able to accept late applications or not will be subject to availability of places and the required application timeframe or deadlines of UC and the partner universities you wish to apply for. There may be early application deadlines for some partner universities. 


2025 Exchanges

Application deadlines may change from those advertised in previous years and some partner universities have early application deadlines. Check here regularly to get the most up to date information about deadlines. 

The deadlines for applying are:

  • Exchanges in Semester 1 2025: 31 May 2024
  • Exchanges in Semester 2 2025: 1 September 2024

Early application deadlines apply to the following partner universities:

  • University of California and University of Washington: There is one application round only. Please apply before 31 May 2024 for an exchange in Semester 1 or Semester 2 2025. You are required to make an appointment and discuss your plan with the International Mobility team ( before you submit your exchange application.
  • Waseda University, Bunkyo University and Kwansei Gakuin University: There is one application round only. Please apply before 31 May 2024 for an exchange in Semester 1 or Semester 2 2025. The possibility to commence an exchange in Semester 2 2025 at Waseda is subject to the approval from the partner university and the relevant department(s) at UC. There is only one intake in Spring semester (UC’s Semester 1) at Bunkyo University.
  • University of British Columbia (UBC): The application deadline for an exchange to UBC in Semester 1 2025 (UBC's Term 2, January intake) is 1 February 2024 .  If you wish to go to UBC in Semester 2 2025, you must apply before 1 September 2024.
  • Queen's University (Arts and Science): The application deadline for an Arts or Science exchange to Queen's University in UC's Semester 1 2025 is 1 February 2024.  Applications for the Engineering exchange programme at Queen's for UC's Semester 1 and Semester 2 2025 close on 31 May 2024 and 1 September 2024 respectively.
  • University of Nottingham: Due to the application timeframes of Nottingham, it is not possible to study English or Physics in Nottingham's Spring semester.
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