Thinking about going on exchange? 

As an Arts student, you're connected to over 90 universities in more than 25 countries through our full-term exchange agreements and summer programs, which can be explored through Waterloo International's Passport site

Full-term exchange destinations

We've organized our partnerships by country below. Please click on countries you are interested in to see our partnerships (including information about term dates, credit transfers and previously approved courses).

Do note, some of the partner universities have term start and end dates that differ from UWaterloo's schedule. If you want to see schools that have complementary term dates, please see our list of partner universities with Fall term ending in December.


Partner universities with Fall term ending in December or allowing advanced December assessment

The table below lists partner universities that end their Fall term in December, similar to UWaterloo. By going to these institutions students can return on time for the Winter term in January, allowing them to continue on time with their next work or study term.

Country Institution Name

Bond - December end.
Other Australian partners (July - November)

Austria University of Graz (depending or permission of Graz professor)
The Caribbean University of the West Indies - all 3 campuses
Finland    University of Helsinki
  University of Oulu

Lyon 3 (Self Program)
University Paris Dauphine (courses in French as second language and those given in English)

Germany Mannheim
Hong Kong

Chinese University of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
University of Hong Kong

Iceland University of Iceland
Japan Akita
Netherlands Erasmus (Rotterdam) - Term officially ends in December
Tillburg - possibility of proctored exams
New Zealand University of Canterbury (July to November)

University of Bergen
University of Oslo


Nanyang Technological University
National University of Singapore
Singapore University of Technology and Design

(Fall term starts around August 1)

South Korea Ewha Womans University
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
​Seoul National University
Yonsei University
United Kingdom

University of Birmingham
University of Dundee
University of Lancaster
University of Newcastle
University of Sussex
Trinity Dublin College
University College London
University of Warwick

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