Eligibility & How to apply
Students officially nominated from one of City, University of London's partner universities are eligible to apply for the Partnership Exchange programme. Applications from non-partner universities will not be considered.
If you are eligible and have been nominated, please complete the following sections within the online application and upload the relevant documents:
- Personal Details
- Academic Reference
- Learning agreement (Study Options link)
- Statement of Results/ Transcript of Results
- Personal Statement
- Evidence of English Language Proficiency
(All international exchange students must meet the University Standard English Language Requirements; generally this includes IELTS 6.5 or equivalent qualification. Please note TOEFL certificates are not acceptance.)
Step by step guideline for incoming students
Each year City, University of London welcomes exchange students from around the world. If you are interested in taking an exchange at City, you must meet certain eligibility requirements and be nominated by your home institution.
Please follow the steps below, if you meet the following requirements, complete an application form. if you have any questions please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are intending on studying at City, University of London as part of an exchange, you must be a student at one of City, University of London's partner institutions and have an exchange agreement for your subject area.
Contact your home institution International Office to request the City Exchange application materials and to confirm your eligibility.
Obtain an Academic Reference from one of your Tutors/ Professors
All exchange applicants are required to provide with their application a transcript / statement of results for all institutions level studies.
It is your responsibility to ensure that the classes you wish to take at City fulfil the requirements of your degree programme and you have the necessary pre-requisites to take them. View courses.
You must write a short essay (1-2 pages) outlining why you wish to come to City for your exchange programme. It can be useful to include details of the modules you would like to take during your semester with us.
All exchange students must meet the standard language requirements for entry to City, University of London. Generally this is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (IELTS 7 for Journalism and Business).
You must be officially nominated by your home institution's Exchange Office.
Accommodation within City Halls of Residence is very limited for students who are studying with us for one semester. For more information about accommodation during your time at City please email