Exchange Process (Outbound) - DPU International College

Exchange Process (Outbound)

Students should start planning their exchange programs at least 1 year prior to their exchange period.

1 year before the exchange

  • Inform your program director regarding the exchange program that you are interested in.
  • The program director, together with the DPUIC committee, will interview you in order to evaluate your GPA, personality, maturity, and English proficiency.
  • If your interview has been successful, you will be informed within 2 weeks.
  • The DPUIC committee will consider your course enrollment at the overseas university. This process may take up to 2 months.


6 months before the exchange

  • Gather application materials:
    • Overseas university application form
    • DPUIC Transcript
    • Letter from DPUIC confirming your student status & English proficiency
    • Passport-size photos
    • Copy of passport and ID card
    • Other documents as required by the overseas university
  • The overseas university’s application process may take up to 2 months.


4 months before the exchange

  • If the overseas university has accepted your application, you will then receive an acceptance letter. You need this letter to apply for a student visa.
  • A visa application may take from 2 weeks to 2 months, depending on the visa application materials.
  • Buy an airplane ticket, book accommodation, and find out about the city in which you will be studying.


1 month before the exchange

  • Confirm to both DPUIC and the overseas university regarding:
    • Your departure/arrival dates
    • Your contact details overseas
    • Your registered courses at the overseas university
  • Farewell party with your DPUIC friends!


1 month after the exchange

  • Report back to DPUIC and confirm the tentative date when the partner university will send the transcript toy you.
  • Pay tuition and administrative fees for the semesters that you have been away