The GW Undergraduate Exchange program fosters academic immersion via direct enrollment in one of our forty higher education exchange partners around the world. The exchange model provides an enriching cultural experience and is highly recommended for students who are prepared to engage independently in their host institution abroad.
Prior to departure, students will have the opportunity to meet with exchange students from their future host institution, who are currently studying abroad at GW, and learn about everyday life and the academic culture of their host country.
The availability of any particular exchange may vary according to the status of the institutional agreement. Admission is selective, and space is limited. Participants are nominated by the GW Office for Study Abroad for the exchanges on the basis of their application, academic transcripts, judicial status, and demonstrated preparation for study abroad through an exchange program. Final admission decisions rest with the individual partner institution.
Applications typically open in December, for Fall or Academic Year applicants, and July, for Spring applicants. Deadlines and application requirements vary by program. Find the right GW Exchange for you from our options below.