Outbound Student Exchange Programme

UCSI University Student Exchange Programme enables you to study in renowned universities globally by paying zero foreign tuition fees. You can spend up to one or two semesters abroad by only paying local tuition fees to UCSI University.

Moreover, students are able to acquire credit transfer when returning to their home institution and receive a transcript from the host institution. Do note that prior approval from the school on the modules which were undertaken at the host institution is required.

List of partner universities, credit transferable courses and application procedure:   Click here


Frequently Asked Questions

One to two semesters (subject to approval)
Exchange students will be paying their tuition fee to UCSI University based on the local fees. Other fees like visa fees, living expenses and accommodation fees are borne by the student unless stated otherwise.
Exchange students will usually earn credit for grades that were obtained at the host university.
  • Completed at least one semester of full-time study at UCSI University
  • Achieved a CGPA of at least 2.8 and above
  • Possess reasonable command of English language
  • Good health and fit for travel abroad
  • Must agree to abide by the rules and regulations of host university or placement provider
  • Should demonstrate empathy and understanding of cultural differences
  • Should demonstrate excellent personal skills
  • Agrees to be responsible for the costs incurred
Most, if not all, of the classes in UCSI University’s partner universities are taught in English. Students are encouraged to take foreign language classes while in host universities

Students must be nominated by the Global Engagement Office and faculty. Then, students must apply online based on the requirements in the outbound application kit.

In general, students should prepare:
  • Passport copy
  • Certified academic transcripts
  • Health and medical report
  • Recommendation letter from faculty (if required)
  • Travel, health and medical insurance
Yes, you will receive a transcript after you complete your studies there.
Global Engagement Office will help you in the preparation of your visa application. Your visa will be processed by the respective embassies
Scholarships are provided from time to time from host universities, embassies and various external institutions. However, students are expected to be financially ready to go on an exchange programme. Global Engagement Office will make an announcement if there is a scholarship for exchange students.


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