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Study Abroad - Outbound Exchange


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Photo By: Renisha Pivott - Université François-Rabelais de Tours, French Exchange –Chateau de Versailles

To apply for an undergraduate exchange program, complete the application by the deadline date, found here:  Application [DOC] 

Check our exciting opportunity for you to become an UWinnipeg Intercultural Mentor!  These positions allow us to follow you along your intercultural journey, and come with a $4,000 stipened.  See this page for more details on how to apply.  

The Exchange Opportunities FAQ can be found here:  Outbound Exchange Information FAQ

Due to COVID-19, please follow the steps to pay the application fee:

A). Choose "Pay the $40.00 entrance test fee to UW via online banking bill payment" (like tuition). Please note, you will choose this option but pay $50 for the application fee.

Online banking (bill payment method)
1. Login to your bank or credit union’s website
2. Add “The University of Winnipeg - Tuition” as a bill payee
3. Use your seven-digit student number as your account number
(Payments take 1-3 business days for the University to receive.)

B) Once payment has been made, send an email to studentcentral@uwinnipeg.ca (Subject Line: Exchange Program Application Payment) using your University webmail saying that you have made a $50.00 payment for the Exchange application fee. Once the funds have been received and processed, you will receive a reply from SC acknowledging receipt of the payment.

If you have any questions about payment, email studentcentral@uwinnipeg.ca .

Once we receive your application, it will go to a committee for review. Admissions will notify you when a decision has been made on your application and provide you with some next steps.

Who is Eligible?

In order to qualify, students must:

  • Current undergraduate student at UWinnipeg
  • Have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at UWinnipeg
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0
  • Submit three letters of recommendation (2 academic, 1 personal)
  • Submit a 500 word personal statement of interest, and
  • Possess adequate proficiency in the relevant language in order to undertake courses on an exchange if the language of instruction at the partner university is not English.

Deadlines

There are two main deadlines to consider when applying for an exchange program:

  • Fall and Winter - February 15
  • Spring - November 1
  • Summer Programs - TBA

Note: Not all universities offer exchange programs in the Spring session, so choices may be limited.  Also, terms may not align with the terms at UWinnipeg.

Please note:  If you are planning on applying for the Tours exchange, please speak with Modern Language Department regarding a language assessment.