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Partner Institutions

Current International Partnership Agreements

International Partnership Agreements between an International University and The University of West Florida are in place with universities around the world. A series of guidelines and procedures for setting up and supporting international exchanges is now available. For more information or to add your department, contact the ODIEP at

For Students

All participants on university exchange programs must be at The University of West Florida currently enrolled and degree-seeking students in good standing and must be in attendance at UWF for one semester prior to the exchange. We ensure that your courses at these institutions will meet academic and accreditation standards and that you receive pre-departure orientation, especially safety and security information.
All Reciprocal Exchange Students enroll and pay UWF tuition and fees. Tuition and fees are waived at the host university, with all academic credit earned at the host institution being credited to UWF.

Students must apply through for exchange study.

Students' FAQs

Reciprocal Student Exchange Partners

The following Colleges/Departments at The University of West Florida currently have an International Agreement for a Reciprocal Student Exchange with:

Country Partner Institution
Language(s) of Instruction
Program Information
*Third-Party Provider GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Various Programs around the world in a variety of subjects
Austria Aplen-Adria University of Klagenfurt German and English Various
Belgium ICHEC - Brussels Management School English/French Business Only
China South China Normal University Chinese Various
China Lingnan University in Hong Kong English Courses available for most majors
China Shanghai International Studies University Chinese/English Intensive Chinese available
China Sichuan International Studies University Chinese Various
China Beijing Normal University Chinese and English Various
Costa Rica Universidad de Costa Rica Spanish Various
Finland Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences Finnish and English Various
France Ecole Superieure du Commerce Exterieur (ESCE) English and French Business Only
France Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales dAngers (ESSCA) Eglish/French
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France France Business School English/French Business Only
Germany Fachhochschule Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences German and English
Germany Ulm University German and English Primarily STEM Areas
Germany Reutlingen University German and English
Japan Daito Bunka University Requires Passing Language Exam for students
Japan Jikei Group of Colleges Japanese Coordinated through UWF Japan Center
Japan Wakayama University Japanese Education, Economics, Engineering, Tourism
Japan Kansai Gaidai-Asian Studies Program English/Japanese Japanese Language Mandatory for All Students
Japan Sophia University Japanese and English Various
Mexico Universidad Veracruzana, Xalapa, Mexico Spanish and English
Netherlands Rotterdam University Dutch and English Rotterdam Business School only
Netherlands HU - University of Applied Sciences Utrecht Dutch and English Business, Communication and Humanities
Netherlands Nyenrode Business University English Students with approval from UWF MBA Program only
South Korea Korea University Sejong Campus English/Korean Various
Spain University of Malaga Spanish and English Various
Spain University of Burgos Spanish Various
Spain University of Vic English, Spanish, Catalon Business, Communications, HLES, Education, Engineering, Biology, Environmental Science
Sweden Orebro University Swedish and English Various
Sweden Karlstad University English/Swedish Various courses available
Switzerland FHNW - University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland Germany, English, French Business Only
Switzerland ZHAW - Zurich University of Applied Sciences Winterthur German and English Various
Taiwan National Quemoy University Mandarin Chinese and English Various
Taiwan National Kaohsiung Normal University Chinese Education, Arts and Sciences
Taiwan National Pingtung Institute of Commerce Chinese - Mandarin Various subjects available
Taiwan Tamkang University Mandarin Chinese and English Various
United Kingdom Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland English
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United Kingdom University of Gloucestershire in England English Various
United Kingdom Nottingham Trent University in England English Limited to Business Only
United Kingdom Bangor University in Wales English and Welsh Various
Vietnam Hoa Sen University English/Vietnamese Various

Cooperative Agreement Partners

UWF currently has Cooperative Agreements (to exchange faculty and researchers) with:

Institutions with Cooperative Agreements are not open for student exchange. Interested students can apply to enroll directly at the institution abroad and pay tuition directly to the institution abroad. Direct enroll in an institution outside of the US may change a student's financial aid award status.

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