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.

Student stories

Sun, surf, and studying Down Under

After spending two years in the classroom, Health Promotion student Danika Lawson gave in to the travel bug and flew to the other side of the world. She was able to do a semester at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia, and still finish her degree in 4 years to graduate with her friends.

"When you’re studying for final exams on a white sand beach you just can’t help but enjoy it."