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University of Exeter

Location: Exeter, England, UK
WebsiteUniversity of Exeter (see info for exchange students)
Language of instruction: English
Terms: Fall semester (September - January) and spring semester (January - June)


  • University of Exeter is consistently ranked within the top 1% of world universities and over 10 different subjects are within the top 100 in the world. What makes the university so special are the splendid facilities and the excellent teaching.
  • The university has an excellent reputation for sports and student activities. There are 50 sports clubs and over 200 student societies. Our students are actively involved with the local community, volunteering and fundraising for over 20 different local charities.

  • Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the UK the city of Exeter combines modern lifestyle with a sense of the past. Exeter began its life as a Roman military base in 50 AD and visitors can still see the remains of the Roman wall throughout the city. Today Exeter is a vibrant community which offers a choice of cafes, restaurants, pubs and modern shops which mix easily with historic buildings, including the Cathedral, consecrated in 1133 and rebuilt in the late medieval period.


Area of study

  • Business
  • Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • International Studies
  • Humanities

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from the University of Exeter. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.

Awards and Funding

 The Haventree Bank Scholarship is eligible to exchange students from Canadian partner universities studying Computer Science OR at least 50% of their modules at the University of Exeter Business School (includes economics courses). This award is valued at £3000 for single semester exchanges and £6000 for full year exchanges. 


  • On-campus housing: Available. There is housing for about 3900 students in residences and self-catering flats. Some units are renovated manor houses and others are modern custom-built facilities. All are within an easy walk of the campus.
  • University housing is guaranteed to all exchange students who come for a full year to Exeter and Penryn campuses.
  • University housing is also guaranteed for students coming for 1 semester to our Penryn campus (Cornwall).

  • University housing is not guaranteed for students coming for 1 semester to Exeter campuses.

  • Please see Exeter’s Accommodation website for information about application deadlines, etc.

  • Off-campus housing: Available.

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