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Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 exchange application deadlines

  • Nomination deadline (Early submission is highly recommended)
  • Exchange application deadline
Please submit your online housing application as early as possible.

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How to apply

As an exchange student, you can spend one or two semesters at the University of Manitoba experiencing a new environment, making new friends and working towards your degree. Follow these steps to begin your application.

Step 1: Confirm that your university is an exchange partner

Students at the following institutions can apply for an exchange at the University of Manitoba:

Deakin University

Flinders University


Griffith University

Swinburne University of Technology

University of South Australia

University of Wollongong

Western Sydney University

Ghent University

Aarhus University

Clermont Auvergne University

Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle


Université d'Angers

Université de Caen Normandie

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences

Technische Universitat Munchen

University of Greifswald

University of Trier

Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

University of Szeged

University of Iceland

National University of Ireland, Galway

Akita International University

Kokugakuin University

Sophia University

Waseda University

UCSI University


Instituto Technologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterrey - Campus Estado De Mexico

Radboud University

University of Gdansk

Nanyang Technological University

South Korea
Chung-Ang University

Dankook University

Korea University

Yonsei University

Universitat Politècnica de València

Linkoping University

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) - SLU Agriculture students only. (SLU Architecture students apply directly to UofM Faculty of Architecture Exchange program)

Umea University

National Central University

Providence University

Yeditepe University

Lviv Polytechnic National University

United Kingdom
Cardiff University

Edinburgh Napier University

Glasgow Caledonian University 

University of Birmingham

University of Liverpool

University of Nottingham

University of Plymouth


Step 2: Get in touch with your university's exchange coordinator

Complete your university's exchange application process and have your university's exchange coordinator email the nomination form to Upon confirmation of nomination, we'll email you a link to our online application portal, along with additional instructions.

Step 3: Complete the online application

Once you have accepted your offer, you will receive access to our online application portal. You will be required to provide the following documents:

Transcripts of courses and grades including description of grading: This document must be in English or an official translated copy. Upload this document as a .pdf file. 

Study plan: A five-course plan for your studies while at the University of Manitoba. You can find all scheduled course offerings in the Aurora class schedule.

The following faculties are available for exchange students:

The following faculty/courses are unavailable to exchange students:

  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Honours courses in Psychology*
  • Honours courses in English*
  • Our exchange program does not include our Business school
  • *first, second, and third year courses in these subjects are open to exchange students.

Personal statement: A one or two page statement of intent. Please upload this document as a .doc file and include answers to the following questions: 

  • Why do you want to come to the University of Manitoba on exchange? 
  • What personal, academic and professional goals do you hope to achieve on exchange at the University of Manitoba? 

Proof of English language proficiency: For many students, proof of English proficiency is required. Please upload this document as a .pdf file. See the links below for exemptions.

Additional required documents for graduate-level students (Master and PhD) 

In Canada, graduate and undergraduate programs are clearly separated. Completion of a four-year undergraduate program is required for graduate admission, and graduate-level admission is competitive.* Please view our fact sheet for more information on requirements for graduate-level students.

*Students who completed a three-year undergraduate program are not eligible for our Graduate-level admission. However, they are eligible to apply for our undergraduate program to take courses at 1000 to 4000 level (highest). 


While tuition fees are waived, students will be required to pay student organization fees (approximately $120–150 per term) and potentially lab fees and field trip fees, if applicable. Students can expect to pay $100–200 per course for books and can sell them back at the end of each term to get a portion of the money back. E-books are sometimes available from the U of M library.

Living and learning in Winnipeg

Resources for international exchange students

Contact us

Meredith Johnson, Student Mobility Coordinator
Room 541 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellor's Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2

Please contact your exchange coordinator at your home institution for any exchange related questions/concerns prior to contacting us.