KU International Affairs

Exchange Partners

The University of Kansas has formal exchange agreements with the following institutions. Class change


  • 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


  • Danish Technical University, Copenhagen
  • 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
  • Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe
  • Trier University of Applied Sciences, Trier
  • 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

  • Delft University of Technology, Delft
  • 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

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

For more information about studying at the University of Kansas for a semester or year, contact the study abroad advisor at your home institution.


Study Abroad Information Center
To learn more about your study abroad options, we encourage you to visit the Study Abroad Info Center (105 Lippincott Hall). The Study Abroad Info Center offers walk-in advising for current and prospective students. Drop by to learn more about program options, make an appointment with a study abroad program coordinator, get information on scholarships and financial aid, and talk to returned study abroad students. We also encourage you to explore the resources available on our website to learn more about the application process, KU Core Approved programs, and the cost of study abroad. 

Study Abroad Information Center
Lippincott Hall, Room 105
1410 Jayhawk Boulevard
Hours: Monday - Friday. 9AM - 5 PM
Contact: studyabroad@ku.edu

Study Abroad Financial Advising
KU Study Abroad has weekly 'You Can Afford to Study Abroad' Financial Aid and Scholarship Info Sessions/Open Meetings on Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 pm and Thursday afternoons at 2:00 pm in the Info Center (105 Lippincott Hall) while classes are in session. The financial advisor will be happy to take any questions and can offer individual advising at the end of sessions for specific concerns. For those that cannot attend the weekly Info Sessions due to scheduling conflicts, we also offer appointments for financial planning as well as financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.


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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
The Office of Study Abroad 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