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.

Exchange and study abroad opportunities available through the faculty of science

As a student in the Physics and Atmospheric Science Department, you could participate in a student exchange or study abroad program through the Canadian European Union Cooperation Program in Higher Education and Training, or the TransAtlantic Science Student Exchange Program (TASSEP). Participating schools are located in

  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Scotland
  • Ireland
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland
  • Greece
  • Belgium
  • Spain

You can choose to pursue an exchange for one or two terms during your Bachelor of Science (BSc) program. For more information, contact Sina Adl (

Note: there are academic sessional deadlines for some of these programs; plan to apply at least six months to a year prior to your intended departure date.