International partners

  • Oxford Brookes has exchange agreements with institutions in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Thailand, Uruguay, Vietnam, and the United States.
    • Curtin University, Perth: Website / Why choose Curtin?
    • Deakin University, Melbourne: Website Videos: Beach Welcome / Melbourne timelapse / Victoria timelapse / YouTube channel
      Not currently open for Early Childhood Studies students.
    • Griffith University, Brisbane: Website / YouTube channel
    • QUT, Brisbane: Website / YouTube channel / Promotional Video for International Students
      (Not only for technology-related subjects. A very good business school. Students with dual citizenship - Australian plus - are not eligible for exchange with QUT.)
    • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne: Website / Videos: Melbourne / RMIT Exchange Student / YouTube channel
      (Not open for Architecture students. Interior Design students should contact the Oxford Brookes Exchange team to discuss possible exchange places at RMIT.) This link is recommended for Fine Art students only if students have flexibility with their modules as RMIT Fine Art classes fill up quickly and RMIT can not guarantee place in all required classes. We recommend students consider taking one semester at RMIT Melbourne followed by one semester at RMIT Vietnam. (This combination might be possible for students taking Communication, Media and Culture and some Faculty of Business subjects. Faculty of Business students should contact studyabroad@brookes.ac.uk for more information). For students wishing to take just one semester at RMIT Vietnam please see more information in the Vietnam section, or view the RMIT Vietnam study abroad webpage.
    • Southern Cross University, New South Wales: Website / Lismore campus tour video
      (Open for Business School, Psychology and Sport and Exercise Science students.)
    • University of Technology, Sydney: Website
      (Not only for technology-related subjects. A very good Business School, known also for many subject areas like tourism, communication, law, IR/politics, environmental sciences and medical sciences among others.)
    You might be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.
    • University of Calgary, Alberta: Website / Int. students Facebook group / Videos
      There are some registration restrictions that you need to be aware of - we recommend flexibility in your module selections. Please read the information here before choosing Calgary as your preferred destination.  

      There are a very limited number of modules available in the Haskayne School of Business, and therefore this partner university is not recommended for Oxford Brookes Business School students. There is also a limited number of available modules in the Schulich School of Engineering. PLEASE NOTE that Economics is part of the Social Sciences program in the Faculty of Arts at Calgary, and therefore open for Brookes students to apply for (not available for Oxford Brookes students studying Law). Please email the Oxford Brookes Exchanges Office for more details

    • University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario: Website
    • York University, Toronto, Ontario: Website
      Third largest university in Canada. Open for most subjects, but not for subjects in Osgoode Hall Law School or Schulich School of Business. This link is not open for Fine Art students. PLEASE NOTE that York can normally not guarantee any modules prior to online registration or arrival and enrolment on campus – we therefore recommend this partner to students with flexible study plans and not too many compulsories.
    You might be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.
    You will be eligible to apply for the Santander Exchanges Grant and may be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.
    • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU): Website
      This university teaches in English. With 2,600 international students from around 80 countries making up almost half of APU's student body, and a 50% international faculty, the multilingual and multicultural APU learning environment is unique in Japan.

      Open from 2015/16 onwards. The programme should be available for students studying International Relations, Sociology, and Communication, Media and Culture and Japanese Studies degrees, as well as some Faculty of Business students. Please check your eligibility with the OBU exchanges team.

    Please note: Students can only go on exchange to the following fourteen universities from Oxford Brookes if they are studying our Japanese Studies degree course.

    You might be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.

    • KIMEP University (Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research), Almaty: Website

      • The oldest and largest US-style university in Central Asia
      • Located in the centre of Almaty, the financial capital of Central Asia, students have the opportunity to experience Central Asian culture in a dynamic and modern environment
      • All programs are taught in English
      • Students at KIMEP come from 25 different countries

      Open for Business, Communication, Media and Culture, International Relations and Politics students.

    You might be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.
    Auckland University of Technology: Website - Currently open for Communication, Media and Culture, Fine Art and Oxford School of Hospitality Management students.

    Mahidol University International College (MUIC): Website / Virtual tour

    • In 2010 MUIC received the Best Practice Award for its exchange programs from Thailand’s Ministry of Education in recognition of its thriving Study Abroad Program for inbound international students and outbound candidates. There are international students from over 45 countries studying at MUIC.
    • The Thai Ministry of Commerce recently awarded MUIC the Thailand Trust Mark in as much as it exemplifies the highest international standards in education. This award is a validation of MUIC’s commitment to academic excellence and internationalisation. The college has exchange agreements with over 75 partner universities from North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
    • All the courses are taught in English.

    You might be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.

    Universidad de Montevideo: Website

    Some modules are taught in English. Please contact Exchanges Office for more information.

    You will be eligible to apply for the Santander Exchanges Grant and may be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.

    • California State University, Sacramento: Website
      (Please note that USA citizens including dual citizens (USA + another country) cannot apply to California State University, Sacramento)
    • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan: Website
      (Not recommended for Accounting students due to a very limited number of suitable modules)
    • High Point University, High Point, North Carolina:Website
      New partner from 2017/18. Please contact your Subject/Exchange Coordinator to see if this partner is suitable for your degree.
    • University of Kentucky, Gatton College of Business and Economics, Lexington: Website (Open for Faculty of Business students excluding Oxford School of Hospitality Management).
    • Missouri State University, Springfield: Website
      (Open for Film Studies only) There are some places for Brookes students with FREE ACCOMMODATION AND BOARD.
    • Old Dominion University, Norfolk: Website
    • University of Pennsylvania: Website / UPenn overview video
      Open for Adult Nursing students only. Ranked 10th university in the world (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018) and Nr 1 University in the world for Nursing (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017).
    • Rutgers University-Newark Campus, New Jersey: Website / Video / Virtual Tour
      Currently open for International Relations (RL, RX) and Politics (PO) students. Currently only one 1 semester long place available.
      Rutgers is an urban anchor institution in and of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, buzzing with cultural and economic growth - just 20 minutes away from New York City. International Relations and Politics students will be studying in the Department of Political Science.
    • University of South Florida, Tampa: Website
      There is restricted availability in the USF College of Business and therefore only Oxford Brookes students taking Marketing and Management modules are able to apply to USF.
      Mechanical Engineering, Accounting and Finance courses, Media and Broadcasting courses in Mass Communications, and some selected special program courses are not available to exchange students. Students intending on taking courses with USF’s College of Education, College of Engineering, Mass Communications, Information Systems Management and College of the Arts should contact the Oxford Brookes Exchanges Office before applying.
    • The University of Texas at Austin: Website
      This link is NOT open for students studying in Business School, the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, or studying Law. Ranked 49th university in the world (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018). (Please note that Computer Science is very limited.)
    • Virginia Tech, Blacksburg: Website
      (Currently not available to Architecture students and Engineering students. Exchange study opportunities in Pamplin College of Business are limited. Placement in modules is very restricted and cannot be guaranteed. We therefore recommend this host only to students with flexible study options).

    You will be eligible to apply for the Santander Exchanges Grant and may be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.

    RMIT Vietnam: Website / Video
    Open for Communication, Media and Culture and Business and Marketing Management students. This campus is part of RMIT based in Melbourne, Australia.

    We recommend Communication, Media and Culture students also consider a one year option with one semester at RMIT Melbourne followed by one semester at RMIT Vietnam.

    You might be eligible to apply for a BUTEX scholarship.