Student Mobility/Exchange Program

Imagine spending a semester as an exchange student in the United Kingdom, Europe, Israel, Australia, China, Vietnam, Brazil, 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

Our next information sessions will be held in January 2017. Dates and times will be announced shortly.

Where can I study?

Please review our 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.

When are the next application deadlines?

February 10, 2017 for the 2017 fall term (September to December 2017)*
August 4, 2017 for the 2018 winter term (January to May 2018)

*Please note that ALL applications to Glasgow School of Art and FAMU (Prague) for Fall/Winter 2017/2018 must be submitted to OCAD U by the February 10, 2017 deadline. These institutions only accept applications once a year in the spring.

Deadline to apply for 2017/2018 Ontario-Jiangsu Student Exchange Program: January 20, 2017

Whom can I contact if I have questions?

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