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Student Exchanges & Study Abroad

Students interested in doing an exchange or term away are required to see an adviser to obtain pre-approval for the courses they wish to take.

Exchange Programs and Studying Away from McGill

The full listing of  exchange partners can be found on the Exchange website. For Faculty regulations on exchange programs, please visit the Study Abroad web page. For more information in setting up an exchange on your own, please visit the following website.

Quebec Inter-University Transfer (IUT)

The IUT Agreement permits concurrent registration at McGill and another Quebec institution. Students wishing to take advantage of this agreement should consult their Student Affairs Office for details and eligibility requirements.

Transferring Credits

Please be advised that McGill's credit transfer takes place on two levels:

  • the Faculty level (through the Student Affairs Office), and
  • the Program/Departmental level.

The Transfer Course Approval form can be found on Minerva.

  • Please make sure to send a copy of your unofficial transcript from the host university (if you are a returning student), and course descriptions/outlines of the courses you intend to take, or have taken while abroad in an e-mail to the IGSF Administrative and Studeant Affairs Coordinator claire [dot] michela [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email).
  • Please include the following information: your name, ID number, McGill degree and programs, the name of your host institution, how many terms you will be/were abroad, course titles, descriptions and outlines of the courses you intend to take/took while abroad.

If you have any further questions regarding your study away program or exchange, please schedule an advising appointment with Claire Michela, the IGSF Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator: 514.398.4400 x089872 or claire [dot] michela [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email)