Incoming exchange students
We welcome incoming students through our exchange partnerships with universities across the world.
How to apply
In the first instance, please contact your home institution for details of how to apply to study on exchange at DMU. To apply to study on exchange with us, an active exchange agreement with your home institution must be in place prior to your application.
Your home institution will nominate you to study at DMU, and will send your details to us in the year prior to you starting your exchange at DMU. Once you have been nominated, you will receive instructions regarding the application process via email.
- University nomination dates: Monday 12 February - Monday 18 March 2024 (online nomination form will be provided to partner universities via email).
- Student application deadline: Monday 22 April 2024
- Academic calendar 2023/24
Nominated students will be required to submit the following documents to us via Zend, our secure file transfer service. Further information regarding this will be provided to all applicants via email.
- Online Application form
- Module choice form
- Proof of English-language proficiency
- Transcript of current studies
- Copy of passport
- Portfolio (if required, see application form)
- Supporting Statement
As an exchange student at DMU you will belong to one of our four faculties, depending on your programme of study. Click the name of the faculty below to see the programmes and modules available in each area.
Please note, modules/blocks must be selected from one programme area and from one faculty only. All modules listed below are subject to change. Study options can also be limited depending on the exchange agreement. Please contact your exchange or study abroad office for specific details about the programmes of study available for you.
Art, Design and Humanities
Students studying on exchange in ADH for the Autumn/Fall semester only, must select Block 1 and 2 from year two of the programme area you would like to study.
Students studying for the full academic year must select Block 1, 2, 3 and 4 from year two of the programme area you would like to study.
School of Art, Design and Architecture
School of Fashion and Textiles
School of Humanities and Performing Arts
Business and Law
Students can select blocks from either year two or year three of the programme they would like to study. It is not possible to choose blocks from different years or programmes.
- Autumn semester only: Block 1 and Block 2
- Spring semester only: Block 3 and Block 4
- Full year: Block 1, 2, 3 and 4
*It is only possible to take blocks from year two of Accounting and Finance and Accounting with Business Management.
Business, Entrepreneurship and HRM
Department of Accounting and Finance
Leicester De Montfort Law School
Computing, Engineering and Media
Students can select blocks from the programme they would like to study, depending on the duration of their exchange.
- Autumn semester only: Block 1 and Block 2 of year two
- Spring semester only: Block 3 and Block 4 of year two
- Full year: Block 1, 2, 3 and 4 of either year two or year three
It is not possible to choose blocks from different programmes or years of study.
School of Computer Science and Informatics
School of Engineering and Sustainable Development
Leicester Media School
Health and Life Sciences
Exchange students at DMU typically reside in Castle Court or Bede Hall halls of residence. However, depending on availability, rooms maybe available in other halls close to campus. While accommodation is not guaranteed, there is generally good availability if students complete their applications by the given deadline.
All of our halls are self-catered and fully furnished, offering shared kitchens, laundry facilities and internet access. With on-site or on-call security, halls also have on-site managers, CCTV and/or electronic door entry systems. See the cost of semester-only accommodation.
Rooms will be subject to availability and prices may vary.
For any queries regarding studying on exchange at DMU, please contact email@example.com or call the Global Mobility Office on +44 (0) 116 257 7613.