Incoming Exchange Student Application Guide


Join us as an exchange student at UAlberta, one of the world's top 150 universities!

UAlberta is a Top 5 Canadian university and is considered one of the Top 150 universities in the world.  It has 18 faculties on 5 different campuses.  Our main campus (North Campus) is located in Edmonton, one of the northernmost major cities in the world and comprises 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks nestled on the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River.  UAlberta is currently home to a population of approximately 40,000 students, about 7,000 of whom are international students from 156 different countries.

We invite you to view our "Virtual Campus Experiences" that can help you get a sense of what to expect from our Student Life and Events, Research and Learning, Study Spaces, Sports and Recreation, and Residences.

Here is a sitemap for the Incoming Exchange Student Application Guide website:

Admission Requirements

Possible Exchange Periods

How to Apply

Exchange Program Deadlines

Programs and Courses

Course Restrictions

Course Offerings, Schedules and Syllabi


Health Insurance Requirements

Tuition and Cost of Living

Government of Canada Scholarships

Contact Us

Late Arrivals and Cancellations

Updated for 2024/25 applications