How to Apply

Study Abroad - Outbound Exchange

To apply for an undergraduate exchange program, please fill out the Application Form by the deadline date. 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.


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

  • Fall and Winter - March 1 (Bamberg, Germany must apply by January 17) 
  • Spring - November 1

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.