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Otago Global Student Exchange 
List of Partner Institutions

Otago Global

The University of Otago has exchange agreements with over 100 institutions worldwide. Exchange agreements are regularly reviewed and places may not be available at a particular university at the time of application.

Partner Institutions for Specific Disciplines

Asia & the Pacific

Europe

North or South America

Flag of ArgentinaArgentina

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina Undergraduate Students must have suitable level of Spanish.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of AustraliaAustralia

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
The University of Melbourne Undergraduate
Graduate

Yes - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Tasmania Undergraduate
Graduate

Yes - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Western Australia Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA
Matariki Partner.

Yes - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of AustriaAustria

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Wirtschafts Universität Wien Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA
Courses in English. An optional German course is offered at the start of each semester.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of BelgiumBelgium

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Universite Catholic de Louvain Undergraduate Limited number of courses offered in English. An optional French course is offered at the start of each semester.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of BrazilBrazil

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV-EAESP) Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA
Courses in English!

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) Undergraduate Limited number of courses offered in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of BruneiBrunei

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of CanadaCanada

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Brock University Undergraduate Suitable for Sciences, Humanities and TOUR (BCom) students.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Dalhousie University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

McGill University Undergraduate
Graduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Memorial University (Tūrangawaewae, Pōkai Whenua, Indigenous exchange) Undergraduate Students will be of Māori descent with an active interest in whānau, hapū, and Iwi development

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Mount Allison University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Queen's University Undergraduate
Graduate
Matariki Partner.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Alberta Undergraduate
Graduate
Suitable for Sciences, Humanities and TOUR (BCom) students.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of British Columbia Undergraduate
Graduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Toronto Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Western University Undergraduate Students are not allowed to take courses at the Richard Ivey School of Business or at Western Law.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Western University, Faculty of Law Undergraduate Students must take all courses at Western Law. Cheryl Waldrum Scholarship in Law.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Western University, Ivey Business School Undergraduate Suits 3rd and 4th year BCom students. Students must take all courses at Richard Ivey.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

York University, Schulich School of Business Undergraduate
MBA

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of ChileChile

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Undergraduate Limited number of courses offered in English. Students must have a suitable level of Spanish.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of ChinaChina

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Dalian University of Foreign Languages Undergraduate Chinese Language and Culture students only

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Fudan University, Shanghai Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Ocean University of China Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

No - for Semester One 2024

Sun Yat-sen University, Business School Undergraduate
Graduate
The agreement is between the two Business Schools only.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Tsinghua University, Beijing Undergraduate
Graduate
Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Tsinghua University, School of Economics and Management Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of Czech RepublicCzech Republic

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Charles University Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

No - for Semester One 2024

Prague University of Economics and Business Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of DenmarkDenmark

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Copenhagen Business School Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA
Students need to have completed 2 years study in relevant field(s) before applying.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Aarhus Undergraduate The University of Aarhus prefers that exchange students have two years of studies completed prior to coming to Aarhus.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Aarhus, School of Business and Social Sciences Undergraduate The University of Aarhus, School of Business and Social Sciences prefers that exchange students have two years of studies completed prior to coming to Aarhus.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Copenhagen Undergraduate 2 years of completed university studies required prior to an exchange to the University of Copenhagen. PSYC300 students only.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of EnglandEngland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Aston Business School, Aston University Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA
2 years study before arriving at Aston.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Durham University Undergraduate Matariki Partner. Music exchanges available for one semester, all other exchanges are Full Year (Semester 2 start)

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Falmouth University Undergraduate Approved for Music, Creative Writing only

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Bristol Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of East Anglia Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Essex Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Exeter Undergraduate Postgraduate courses may be possible.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Manchester Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Manchester, Alliance Manchester Business School Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of the West of England (UWE) Undergraduate
Graduate
Students must take all courses at the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at UWE.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of FinlandFinland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Aalto University School of Business Undergraduate
Graduate
Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Helsinki Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of FranceFrance

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Grenoble Ecole de Management Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 Undergraduate Appropriate French language proficiency results required

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of GermanyGermany

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Universitat Tuebingen Undergraduate Matariki Partner. Four to six weeks intensive German language courses available

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences Undergraduate
Graduate
Presemester German course recommended even if just taking courses in English

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Heidelberg (Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat) Undergraduate A growing number of English taught courses available.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of Hong KongHong Kong

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Chinese University of Hong Kong Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Hong Kong Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of HungaryHungary

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Corvinus University Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of IcelandIceland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
University of Iceland Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of IndiaIndia

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad MBA MBA exchange only, in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of IrelandIreland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
University College Dublin, Lochlann Quinn School of Business Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University College Dublin, National University of Ireland Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of ItalyItaly

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Undergraduate One semester exchange only. Not possible to extend.- Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

No - for Semester One 2024

Università di Bologna Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of JapanJapan

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Hirosaki University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Hokkaido University Undergraduate Courses in English/Japanese.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Keio University Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Kyoto University Undergraduate
Graduate
Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Otaru University of Commerce Undergraduate Courses in English. YOUC program is a one-year program starting from September through August, but they are also able to accept one semester students only either from September-February or March - August.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Rissho University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Tokyo Undergraduate Normally you must be in your third or forth year on exchange at Tokyo.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Yokohama National University Undergraduate JOY program subjects are taught in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of MexicoMexico

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Instituto Technológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM) Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA
Flexibility needed as courses offered in English are confirmed close to the start of the semester.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Universidad Veracruzana Undergraduate Students must have high level of Spanish.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of NorwayNorway

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
University of Bergen Undergraduate Courses in English. PSYC300 students only

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of PolandPoland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Warsaw School of Economics Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of PortugalPortugal

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Faculdade de Economia Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of ScotlandScotland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
University of Edinburgh Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Glasgow Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Strathclyde Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of SingaporeSingapore

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
National University of Singapore Undergraduate
MBA
Courses in English. PLEASE NOTE: NUS can only accept exchange students in their last semester if they are able to find suitable modules to take during their exchange and can be flexible in their module selection. Level 4000 have very limited vacancies.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of South KoreaSouth Korea

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Yonsei University Undergraduate Courses in English. PLEASE NOTE: Undergraduate Commerce courses are highly competitive, therefore if you choose Yonsei, you must be very flexible in terms of courses.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of SpainSpain

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
ESADE Undergraduate Courses in English.. Free Spanish course for exchange students wanting to improve their Spanish

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Universidad Complutense de Madrid Undergraduate Courses only in Spanish

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of SwedenSweden

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Lund University Undergraduate Courses in English. Semester One exchanges only

No - for Semester Two 2023

No - for Semester One 2024

Stockholm School of Economics Undergraduate Courses in English. One semester exchange only. 2 years of previous study at Otago required.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Umea University Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Uppsala University Undergraduate Matariki Partner. Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of SwitzerlandSwitzerland

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Universität St Gallen Undergraduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of TaiwanTaiwan

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
National Taiwan Normal University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of ThailandThailand

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
College of Management Mahidol University MBA MBA exchange only

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of The NetherlandsThe Netherlands

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Leiden University Undergraduate Courses in English. PSYC300 students only.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Rotterdam School of Management - Erasmus Undergraduate
MBA
Graduate
Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Amsterdam Undergraduate Students to have completed 2 years study in relevant field(s) before applying. Only ECON and FINC (with good maths background available) for Commerce. Courses are to be selected at one academic department only. PSYC300 students only.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of TurkeyTurkey

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Graduate School of Social Sciences of Middle East Technical University Graduate Courses in English.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of USAUSA

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Boston College Undergraduate Ensure you meet the prerequisites - see the academic information on the fact sheet.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Duke University, Fuqua School of Business MBA

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Florida International University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Indiana University, Kelley School of Business MBA

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Texas Tech University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of California Undergraduate Ensure you meet the prerequisites - see the academic information on the fact sheet.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Colorado Boulder (CU) Undergraduate Ensure you meet the prerequisites - see the academic information on the fact sheet.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Hawai'i at Manoa Undergraduate Suitable for Sciences, Humanities and TOUR (BCom) students.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management Undergraduate
Graduate
MBA

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Minnesota, Department of Food Science and Nutrition Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Undergraduate
Graduate
Not available for HUNT or FOSC

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler MBA MBA

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler School of Business Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Oregon Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Richmond Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Texas at Austin Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Texas, McCombs School of Business Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

University of Virginia Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

Willamette University (Tūrangawaewae, Pōkai Whenua, Indigenous exchange) Undergraduate Students will be of Māori descent with an active interest in whānau, hapū, and iwi development Semester One exchanges only.

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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Flag of WalesWales

Institution Study level Notes Accepting applications
Cardiff University Undergraduate

No - for Semester Two 2023

Yes - for Semester One 2024

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