Application Process

Undergraduate International Exchange Application Process

Step 1: Apply to the Rowe School of Business (RSB) Student Exchange Program (Refer to important dates)

  • Contact Katie Haigh ( or attend an information session with the RSB Student Exchange Program to discuss your exchange options.
  • Choose your top three host universities and consult with your academic advisor to ensure that going on exchange does not affect your program requirements.
  • Submit your online application; include your resume, unofficial transcript, and passport page with your details.

Step 2: Finalize your RSB Student Exchange Application

  • If successful, you will meet with Katie Haigh to review your application and sign the exchange contract.
  • Apply for funding (if applicable).
  • After the contract has been signed, you will be nominated to your host university.

Step 3: Prepare your online application to your host university

  • You will be contacted via email by your host university and sent information to help complete your online application process.
  • You will be asked to complete a letter of agreement that will list the courses you would like to take.
  • Consult with Katie Haigh to ensure courses you have selected have been assessed and approved for transfer of credit.

Step 4: Prepare for pre-departure

  • Prepare a Dalhousie Letter of Permission with Katie Haigh
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Once you have your acceptance letter, start applying for a visa and/ or study permit (they can take 4-6 months).
  • Complete a pre-departure course managed by Dalhousie International Centre.