Exchange Programs

Bring your learning to life.

A York Exchange Program is a formal agreement between York University and a postsecondary institution (exchange partner) in another country. You can apply credits earned abroad toward your York degree. Exchange programs are offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Global Partnerships

York University has partnerships with other universities around the world in the following countries:

Australia, Austria, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, China & Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guyana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, The Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, United Kingdom, USA, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Undergraduate students in an Honours program and graduate students of any discipline are eligible to apply for an exchange. Some exchanges are restricted to certain disciplines. 

International exchanges.

Spend a term or a year studying with one of York’s exchange partner universities around the world. Study at the University of Western Sydney in Australia, the University of São Paulo in Brazil or the Tel Aviv University in Israel — the world is at your fingertips.

Global internships.

Develop global skill sets by working abroad. Opportunities range from the Canadian Embassy in Madrid to a refugee camp in Kenya. Each placement comes with $3,000 to offset costs.

Internship and mobility awards.

You may be eligible for the York International Mobility Award (value: $500 to $2,000) to use towards an official exchange, summer abroad course or field school (exception: Schulich School of Business students). Find out more about York International Mobility Award (YIMA).

Summer abroad courses.

Take a summer course abroad led by a York professor and receive course credit! Courses are available in Thailand, Germany, France, England and more. Check your Faculty or department office for opportunities, or visit Summer Abroad Courses.

For more information:

York International’s Global Experiential Learning Team will assist you during the application process and help prepare you to Go Global!

Want to work abroad during your exchange? We have lots of resources to help you.

To apply to an exchange program, contact York International.