International Exchange Program

Spend a term studying abroad

Our JD program offers valuable opportunities to study in other countries and in other legal traditions. Students are eligible to do an exchange in their third year of the program; exchanges are normally completed over one term. While attending the exchange partner institution, tuition will be paid at Dalhousie.

Partner institutions participating in the International Exchange  Program

With over 20 exchange partners, students can spend their exchanges at the following institutions:*

Apply for an International Exchange

Exchanges are available during third year of study only, and eligibility is based on having a minimum B- cumulative average.

Selection is by lottery and based upon the student's selected preference.

An information session about available exchange opportunities is scheduled for January 30, 2020 12:30-1:30 pm in Room 305.  The deadline for applications is noon February 6, 202.

Application Information  

Online exchange program application
Credit for participation cannot be received for more than one exchange program.
Students wishing to study away on a letter of permission for a year or a term at another Canadian law school must speak to the Associate Dean, Academic for more details. Note: Students who spend a term at another Canadian law school are not permitted to participate in an exchange program during the same academic year.