Fall 2022 Direct Exchange Deadline February 22, 2022

Direct Exchange

Direct exchange is a program that offers students the chance to study at a university in a different country while paying the same tuition cost as a semester or year at the University of Maine. UMaine partners with universities from various countries to offer students the chance to achieve both academic and hands-on experience in other parts of the world. You can explore our different locations below.

Australia

Edith Cowan University

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

Griffith University

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

RMIT

  • Majors Accepted: Egr/Sci
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open
Edith Cowan University
Edith Cowan University

Bulgaria

American University in Bulgaria

  • Majors Accepted: Bus/Lib
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open
American University in Bulgaria
American University in Bulgaria

Canada

Killam Fellowship Program

  • Strongly recommended program for Canada
  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Statues:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

Nova Scotia Exchange

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

Quebec Exchange

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open
Quebec
Quebec City

England

Lancaster University

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

University of Birmingham

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

University of East Anglia

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open
University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia

Germany

Aalen University

  • Majors Accepted: Bus/Egr
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: TBA

University of Mannheim

  • Majors Accepted: Bus/Lib
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year 2022-2023: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: TBA
Manheim University
Manheim University

Ireland

University College of Cork

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open
University College Cork
University College Cork

Japan

Hirosaki University

  • Majors Accepted: Lang/Cult
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: TBA

Waseda University

  • Majors Accepted: Bus/Lib/Sci
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year: Closed
    • Spring 2023: TBA
Hirosaki University
Hirosaki University

Scotland

University of Aberdeen

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open

University of Glasgow

  • Majors: AVS/PreVet students
  • *Application Status:
    • Senior Year: Open

*All FEEPASS students go abroad for their entire senior year

 

University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen

Spain

Carlos III University of Madrid

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: TBA

 

Carlos III University of Madrid
Carlos III University of Madrid

Wales

Bangor University

  • Majors Accepted: All
  • Application Status:
    • Academic Year: Closed
    • Fall 2022: Closed
    • Spring 2023: Open
Bangor University
Bangor University

Recommended Programs

A recommended program is run by a third party organization (USAC, CIEE, ISA, etc.) that offers a wider array of opportunities and destinations. Program providers may offer more stylized hands-on experiences for students and trips to popular sites. Cost of the programs may vary more widely from Direct Exchange programs as providers will charge their own tuition rate. You can find a list of our recommended and approved providers below.

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Approved Providers

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CIEE

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ISA

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IES

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Semester at Sea

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SEA Semester

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Important Note about AbroadOffice Program Search – All of the above providers input their own program information in AbroadOffice – If you are searching for a program well in advance, the provider may not have added it yet. Let our office know and we can ask the provider to add it in Abroad Office.


Travel Study Courses

Unlike most education abroad programs, travel study courses are organized by a faculty member in the University of Maine System who leads a group of students abroad. Theses are offered as winter break, spring break, or May term courses. Some are also offered as summer session courses. They are coordinated through the Office of Lifelong Learning, not the Office of International Programs.

Travel study courses are considered regular UMaine courses. They qualify for financial aid. The grades are included in the student’s cumulative GPA at UMaine.

The following universities also offer travel study courses. They are considered transfer courses and grade is NOT included in the student’s cumulative GPA at UMaine. They qualify for financial aid.