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International Student Exchange

International Student Exchange is a program that allows students to study for up to one calendar year at another college or university.

Expand your Horizons with UWF

Have you ever thought about spending a semester away from home? Would you like to investigate new areas of study? International Student Exchange is a program that gives students the opportunity to broaden personal perspectives, gain exposure to new cultures, and explore new curricula. Whether you are a UWF student who is interested in a study abroad program or an incoming student from one of UWF’s exchange partner institutions; it is our sincere pleasure to work with you toward accomplishing your academic goals. Please contact with any questions.

Interested in coming to UWF?

Required Forms

Students must create a Dynamic Forms account before accessing the Non-degree application below. Please see Completing the Incoming International Exchange Application (for students) for instructions.

Non-degree application


The University of West Florida uses the Credit Hour academic credit system. See the table below for a breakdown of academic credit ratio between ECTS and CATS:

Academic Credit Ratios
Credit SystemRatio to Credit Hours
CATS 4:1
ECTS 2:1
Semester Credit Hours 1:1


Interested in going from UWF to another school?

Required Forms


  • Study Abroad Information
  • Courses, Grades, and Credit Information for Study Abroad