International Exchange

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Opportunities to study overseas are available for undergraduate students of history.

The International Centre for Students Exchange Program gives you access one of our partner universities around the world while gaining UVic credits and paying UVic tuition fees. 

 Current partners

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • UK - England
  • UK - Scotland
  • UK - Wales
  • United States

Why go on exchange?

  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
  • Make new friends and travel to interesting places
  • Develop your skills in a second (or third!) language
  • Experience independence and tackle new challenges
  • Gain international perspectives in your field of study

Application deadlines:

  • February 1 for First Term or Full Year exchanges
  • August 1 for Second Term exchange

Application requirements:

  • In order to be eligible students must be enrolled full time as defined by the UVic calendar. Students registered with the Centre for Accessible Learning may have an accommodation to take a reduced course load and still be considered a full time student for academic purposes.
  • Have completed at least one year of study at UVic (12.0 units) before you leave for your exchange.
  • Meet good academic standing as outlined in the current UVic Undergraduate Calendar.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and have received a minimum sessional GPA of 2.0 in your most recent term

Ready to apply?