Interested in doing an exchange? Learn about eligibility, destinations, required documents and the application process.

Important dates and deadlines

Applications for Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 have now closed! 

If you are interested in participating in the exchange for the Fall 2024 and/or Winter 2025 terms, more information on available destinations and application procedures will be available late September 2023. 

Looking for adventure?

Explore exchanges offered by consortiums 

If you are interested in pursuing an exchange through this method keep in mind the deadlines for this process will be different (you can review them at the top of this page).

For the application procedure, you will be able to follow steps 1 through 3 highlighted above.

This program provides an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate students (other than those in professional programs) to spend either one term or a full academic year as an exchange student in the United States at one of the 15 Killam partner universities

Funding :

  • One term: $5,000  

  • Two terms: $10,000  

  • Students participating in this program also receive a University of Ottawa mobility scholarship.  

Documents to submit:

If you’re interested in this program, apply to the Killam program

If you’re applying for the Killam Fellowships Program, complete the steps in the Killam cover sheet and checklist. Make sure you have all the required documents. If you don’t submit all the documents by the deadline, you won’t be eligible.  

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550 Cumberland Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Tel: 613-562-5847
Fax: 613-562-5100
Email: [email protected]

Hours of operation

September 1 to May 31: 
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June 1 to August 31:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Please note that the University of Ottawa offices are closed during statutory holidays and during the winter break. Visit the Important academic dates and deadlines page for more information.