International Exchange

International Exchange offers DMU students the exciting opportunity to study overseas at one of our partner universities in the USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea and Macau as part of your undergraduate degree studies. You can read about the experiences of DMU students that have been on international exchange here.

Application Process

Depending on the academic programmes on offer, you can choose to study at one of DMU’s International Exchange partners, listed in the table below. Once you have decided on your preferred destination, you will need to complete our online application form. Please refer to the application guidance here and the competitiveness rating below prior to submitting your application. We kindly ask applicants to only submit one application.

Please note for the most popular destinations, we will also interview students following the initial shortlisting. Applicants will be invited to a interview within 2 weeks of the application deadline passing.

If you have any questions regarding the application process and selecting the right partner university, please contact us on

Financial support and scholarships

All students accepted to participate on International Exchange are eligible for an £800 DMU Global bursary. £400 will paid prior to departure, and the remaining £400 will be paid following successful completion of your first term of study at the host institution.

Students may also be eligible for a grant to cover some of your travel expenses from Student Finance.

DMU Global International Exchange Scholarship

We welcome all successful applicants to apply for the Scholarship, which underlines our commitment to sending more students on exchange. This is a merit-based scholarship that will recognise and support exceptional students who can demonstrate active participation in student and academic life at DMU, and can articulate their ambitions of what they would like to achieve from studying on exchange.


DMU Global is offering 5 Scholarships of £800 for exceptional students

Please note that all decisions are final, and students shouldn’t base their decision for studying abroad on the outcome of this scholarship.

Partner Universities

  • Carleton University - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Students can apply to study at the following partner universities. By clicking the hyperlink, it will open the specific university advert with more detailed information about the opportunity to study there.

University nameDestination CountryCompetitiveness
Carleton UniversityOttawa, Ontario Canada★★
Memorial University St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador Canada
Mount Royal University Calgary, Alberta Canada
Hong Kong Shue Yan UniversityHong KongSAR China
University of MacauMacau SAR China
Kwansei Gakuin University Osaka Japan★★
Yokohama City University Yokohama Japan
Hankuk University of Foreign StudiesSeoul S. Korea★ ★
Kyung Hee UniversitySeoulS. Korea
Sookmyung Women’s University SeoulS. Korea
California State University, Chico Chico, California USA★★
College of Charleston Charleston, South Carolina USA
Francis Marion University Florence, South Carolina USA
Georgia College and State UniversityMilledgeville, Georgia USA
Grand Valley State University Allendale, Michigan USA
Northern Kentucky UniversityHighland Heights, KentuckyUSA
Purdue University Northwest Hammond & Westville, Indiana USA
The College at Brockport, SUNY Brockport, New York State USA
Towson University Baltimore County, Maryland USA
University of North Florida Jacksonville, Florida USA★★
Weber State UniversityOgden, UtahUSA

Competitiveness rating

The competitiveness rating refers to the number of applications we receive for each partner university, those with two stars receiving the most student interest. When applying you can only select one university that is marked with two stars. This will give you a better chance of being offered a place to study on International Exchange.