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The University of Otago has exchange agreements with over 100 institutions worldwide. Students pay standard tuition fees to the home university and receive credits towards their qualification.

Exchange students coming to the University of Otago are nominated by their home university. Otago students are nominated to the host institution after completing the Otago exchange application process.

Otago Global upcoming events

5 to 8 August 2024 - It's Global Opportunities Week!

Join us for a range of sessions at the Main Common Room, Union building!
  • Learn about the Otago Global Student Exchange Programme.
  • Attend a region focused seminar, highlighting all options in that region.
  • Learn about academics, how to fit in an exchange semester/year to your Otago degree.
  • Meet students on exchange at Otago, and Otago students who have recently returned from their time overseas.

See full calendar of events.

Information on the Otago Global Student Exchange Programme

Come along for a chat:

  • Weekly exchange info sessions during the semester (Tuesdays at 3pm on Zoom and Thursdays at 1pm in person)
  • We are available from 11am to 1pm, Monday to Thursday, at the Central Hub (no appointment needed)

See Contact an Exchange Adviser for full details

Apply to go to on exchange in S1 2025

We are accepting applications for Otago's semester 1, 2025 exchange till 1 September 2024!

See when and how to apply for full details on the new application process when applying to go on exchange.

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