Study abroad opportunities

University-wide exchanges

Some of your most life-changing experiences at university can take place in another country. Dalhousie Student Exchange Services (DSES) provides students with information about programs and plenty of inspiration to encourage students to study abroad.

All Dalhousie University students can take advantage of the following exchanges and study abroad opportunities:

  • Exchange opportunities: Dalhousie has university exchange partners around the world. We can also help to arrange an exchange with a university not on our list.
  • Study abroad programs: Spend a year at Oxford University, the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, the Universities of Edinburgh or St. Andrew’s in Scotland, or the University of Dublin, Trinity College, in Ireland.

Chemistry program exchanges

Chemistry majors can take advantage of several department-specific study abroad exchange programs:

  • Study at one of 22 European universities via the Canada-EU European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) Project.
  • The Inorganic Chemistry Exchange (ICE) Program allows you to work as a research assistant at other universities across Canada.
  • Reactive Intermediates Student Exchange (RISE) is a summer student exchange program for chemistry undergraduates at 13 research univerisites across Canada. Students work as a research assistant for the summer on chemical or biochemical reactions mechanisms involving kinetics.