Exchange Partners

The University of Kansas has formal student exchange agreements with more than 50 institutions worldwide.  These programs allow international students from the universities below to study at KU for the semester or academic year, and KU students to study abroad at the partner institution for a similar period of time.  If you are a student from one of KU’s reciprocal student exchange partners below and you are interested in studying at the University of Kansas, contact the study abroad advisor at your institution to learn more about the nomination process to attend KU.

If you are a student interested in studying at the University of Kansas but your university is not listed below, there are still opportunities available to you.  You can learn more about studying at KU as an international student by visiting the KU International Admissions website.

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  • Macquarie University, Sydney
  • University of New South Wales, Sydney
  • University of Newcastle, Newcastle
  • University of Wollongong, Wollongong


  • Graz University of Technology, Graz
  • WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna


  • Catholic University of Argentina, Buenos Aires


  • University of Campinas, Campinas

Czech Republic

  • Masaryk University, Brno

Costa Rica

  • University of Costa Rica, San José


  • Denmark's International Study Program (DIS), Copenhagen
  • University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen


  • University of Birmingham, Birmingham
  • University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • University of Essex, Colchester
  • University of Exeter, Exeter
  • University of Hull, Hull
  • University of Kent, Canterbury
  • University of Leeds, Leeds
  • University of Leicester, Leicester
  • University of Reading, Reading


  • Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Lahti
  • University of Oulu, Oulu


  • ESC, Clermont-Ferrand
  • Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris


  • Bielefeld University, Bielefeld
  • FAU Erlangen-Nurnberg
  • Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe
  • Kiel University, Kiel
  • JG University of Mainz
  • Trier University of Applied Sciences, Trier
  • University of Bonn, Bonn
  • University of Hamburg, Hamburg
  • University of Regensburg, Regensburg
  • University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

  • University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


  • Dublin City University, Dublin


  • Milan Conservatory, Milan
  • University of Trento, Trento


  • J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo
  • Okayama University, Okayama
  • Sophia University, Tokyo
  • Tsuda College, Tokyo

The Netherlands

  • Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen

South Korea

  • Hallym University, Chuncheon
  • Hanyang University, Seoul
  • Hongik University, Seoul
  • Kookmin University, Seoul
  • Korea University, Seoul

PR China

  • Huazhong Normal University, Huazhong
  • Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou
  • University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • University of International Business and Economics, Beijing


  • Lodz University of Technology, Lodz


  • Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Stirling, Stirling


  • National University of Singapore


  • Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid


  • Halmstad University, Halmstad
  • Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design, Stockholm
  • Uppsala University, Uppsala


  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei


  • Swansea University, Swansea

Study Abroad & Global Engagement also works with students studying at KU through the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) and the MAUI-Utrecht Network Consortiums.

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9th among public universities in the country for high quality, low cost study abroad programs — U.S. News & World Report
Longest-running exchange program in Western Hemisphere (begun in 1958) between KU and University of Costa Rica
18th in the nation among public universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad — Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange
28.1% of KU undergraduate students study abroad prior to graduation.
KU students who study abroad graduate in four years at twice the rate of students who do not study abroad
More than 160 study abroad programs in 75 countries, with instruction in all disciplines and 20+ languages
Students can study abroad for an academic year, semester, summer, spring break, or winter break
Programs include international study, internships, service, and research opportunities
Students participating in semester, academic year, and select summer programs fulfill Goal 4.2 of the KU Core curriculum
Students can fulfill major, minor, certificate, elective, and KU Core curriculum requirements abroad
Programs are available for students in every major at KU
Financial aid is applicable to study abroad programs, and most KU scholarships and grants can be applied to study abroad
Study Abroad & Global Engagement and many academic departments offer scholarships to qualified KU students
By studying abroad, students gain a global perspective on the world and strengthen their career opportunities
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times