International Opportunities

MRU Student Outbound Exchange Opportunities


Where in the world would you like to study?

Mount Royal University has many great opportunities for students to participate in an international exchange program. The program provides Mount Royal University students the opportunity to experience a different culture, gain international skills, promote and expand international understanding and develop new friendships.

MRU exchange agreements allow students to study abroad for one semester at over 58 institutions in 26 different countries for an international exchange program.


  • MRU Exchange Locations - A listing of bilateral partnerships that MRU has with institutions around the world. MRU students can study on exchange at these partner institutions.
  • CONAHEC Partnerships - The CONAHEC Student Exchange Program allows MRU students to apply for exchange to a number of additional locations around the world. The application requirements and processes are the same as for the Bilateral Partnerships.

In order to be considered for an International Outbound Exchange, MRU students must meet the following requirements:

  • Attend an Information Session
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
  • Have the support of the Academic Chair and/or Faculty Coordinator
  • Completed one year of full-time studies in a MRU credit program
  • Be returning to MRU for a minimum of one semester following the exchange
  • Turn in a completed Study Abroad application package by the specified deadline
  • Successfully complete the interview process
  • Attend the scheduled "Know Before You Go" orientation session

"Last Call" applications to go abroad for Winter 2018 are due on:

  • Monday, October 2, 2017

Exchange Program applications to go abroad for Spring 2018, Fall 2018 or Winter 2019 are due on:

  • Monday, February 26, 2018


The Office of International Education offers a variety of exchange and other international opportunities for students at different times of the year. Please see listing below and check back regularly for newly posted opportunities. Please first contact the International Education Office if you are interested in pursuing any of these opportunities.

Disclaimer: While programme fees are included in summer opportunities, tuition may not be waived for short term programming.

Disclaimer: Although the Office of International Education at Mount Royal University reviews, compiles and posts study/work/volunteer abroad opportunities submitted by other organizations, the programs presented through the website links above cannot be guaranteed as to accuracy, legitimacy or caliber. Those relying on information presented on these sites do so at their own risk and Mount Royal University shall not be liable for either the content of the information or any actions taken based on the information.

  • Exchange Experience Reports (available for review in E 140)
  • Partner pamphlets and other printed material (available in E 140)
Outbound Student Testimonial                                                                                                                                                                Video Credit: Jocelyn Doll, MRU Alumni - Bachelor of Communications in Journalism with a minor in English

Note: Students from other universities or colleges wishing to come to Mount Royal University on exchange program should refer to Inbound Exchange Students .


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