Student Mobility/Exchange Program

Imagine spending a semester as an exchange student in the United Kingdom, Europe, Israel, Australia, China, the United States or another part of Canada, and receiving credit towards your OCAD University degree! Living and studying in another country can provide you with a wealth of unique experiences to enhance your creative, academic and personal development.

International Student Services coordinates a wide variety of undergraduate student exchange opportunities with other leading art and design institutions.

Upcoming information sessions

Thursday, January 28, 2016

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Room 556, Level 5, 100 McCaul St.

Friday, January 29, 2016
3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Room 544, Level 5, 100 McCaul St.

Where can I study?

Please review our Mobility Exchange partner institution list and our more detailed Mobility Exchange partner institution profiles to find out where you can study.

Am I eligible?

The Student Mobility/Exchange Program is open to full-time students in third year or the first semester of fourth year. You must have completed a minimum of 10.0 credits and a maximum of 15 credits towards your program requirements prior to your participation in mobility/exchange. You must also be in satisfactory academic standing with a minimum overall average of 70% at the time of application and at the time you participate in the program. For further details, please review the Undergraduate Student Mobility Exchange program policy.

How do I apply?

Please refer to our Mobility Exchange Frequently Asked Questions for detailed information on the application process and much more.

You must submit the Undergraduate Student Mobility Exchange application and required documents to be considered for the program. You may apply to a maximum of three institutions.

What are the application deadlines for 2016/2017?

February 12, 2016, for 2016 Fall semester (September to Dececember 2016)*
August 5, 2016, for 2017 Winter semester (January to May 2017)

*Please note that ALL applications to Glasgow School of Art and FAMU (Prague) for Fall/Winter 2016/2017 must be submitted to OCAD U by the February 12, 2016, deadline. These institutions accept applications only once a year (in the spring).

Deadline to apply for 2016/2017 Ontario-Jiangsu Student Exchange Program: January 22, 2016

Whom can I contact if I have questions?

For further information or to make an appointment, please email International Student Services.