Hand touching a digital globe

International Exchange Program

International Exchange Program for outgoing and incoming students.

Information for incoming students

Prospective International Exchange Students

Interested in pursuing an exchange opportunity at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, Common Law section? Please visit the International Office’s website.

Current International Exchange Students

Information in regards to course enrolment can be found here. Additional information regarding the enrolment process is also available on the Common Law Student Centre's website.

If you are a current exchange student and have questions or concerns relating to your course selection and registration please contact the Academic Advisor, at [email protected].

Information for outgoing students

If you are a full-time student enroled to the Common Law program, you may be eligible for the Student International Exchange program.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for the International Exchange Program, law students must meet the following criteria:

  • Enroled as a full-time student in the Common Law program (excluding the National program).
  • Be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, or an international student admitted to a regular undergraduate or graduate degree program at the University of Ottawa.
  • Applicants must maintain a minimum GPA of 5.0 when applying for the exchange program.
  • Proficiency in the official language of the host institution is required (proof of language proficiency needed – at least 4 language courses or equivalent).
  • Payment of tuition and general fees for the entire exchange period to the University of Ottawa before departing for the host institution.
  • Complete the mandatory online workshop.