Study Opportunities Outside Ghana

If you are a UG student beyond first year, you can gain international exposure and enhance your career prospects by spending one or two semester (s) in a reputable university abroad. Limited opportunities are available under the following categories:

Students are selected based on merit to spend a semester or a year at specific partner universities. Individual applications are not accepted in these cases.


Department-Specific Study Abroad Programmes:

English – Justus Liebig University, Giessen Germany

Social Work - Malmo University, Sweden

Business School – Harstad University College



University of Rochester (specific to departments related to those under the College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering at Rochester), USA

Simon Fraser University, Canada

Zhejiang University of Technology, China

Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Switzerland

Tufts University, USA

Soka University, Japan

ISEP member universities


Students may apply to participate in Partially-Funded Programmes at Carleton, Guelph, Alberta, and Brock Universities in Canada. For more information contact the Outbound Mobility Desk, Room G1.1, Ground Floor, International House.

 UG-ISEP Exchange Programme

The University of Ghana and the International Students’ Exchange Programme (ISEP) collaborate in heavily subsidizing an exchange semester or year at one of ISEP's member universities. For a list of member universities check the ISEP website here. Students can choose any of the member universities, whether in the US or outside of it.

For detailed application procedure kindly click here.


Grade Transfer

After your semester or year abroad, your grades will be transfered to the University of Ghana.