Information for

Incoming students

Application deadline dates

Term Term length Application deadline
Winter January - April July 1 (of previous year)
Spring May - August November 1 (of previous year)
Fall September - December March 1

Note: We will accept applications after the deadline dates, but we may be unable to place you in the courses you want.

Mathematics and computer science exchanges to University of Waterloo

Welcome to the web page for students considering an exchange to the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. We have exchange agreements with more than 30 universities around the world. If your university is an exchange partner and you meet the requirements, we welcome you to apply for an exchange. To do so, you work with the exchange coordinator at your home university.

Note: a wide range of courses from other faculties are available.

Application process

Learn how to apply for an exchange.

Studying in Canada

See the documents needed to enter Canada.

Living at the University of Waterloo

Once you arrive

Exchange agreements

See Application to Change Conditions or Extend Your Stay in Canada as a Student.

About the Faculty of Mathematics

The Faculty of Mathematics consists of the following units:

We operate on a three four-month term (semester) system with terms fall (September to December), winter (January to April) and spring (May to August). And yes, we have a beautiful summer despite the term names.

You can find much more information about the Faculty and its programs at our home page.

About the University and City of Waterloo

The University, now almost 60 years old, is renowned for its programs/plans in Computer Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Science and Engineering. Learn more about the University.

Waterloo is a small bustling city located about one hour west of Toronto, Canada’s largest and most cosmopolitan city. Waterloo and its connected city Kitchener is the home of high technology firms including the highly successful Blackberry, several major insurance companies and many manufacturing organizations.