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International Exchange

International Exchange programs are bi-lateral agreements between UAF and a university abroad, in which we exchange a certain number of students for a certain number of semesters.

UAF has partner universityies all over the globe: we currently offer exchanges to 27 universities in 16 countries!  Start your search now!

north2north Exchange

north2north Exchange students have the opportunity to focus on issues relevant to the North and to northern populations!  north2north is the mobility program of the University of the Arctic, an international network of circumpolar institutions.  There are specific scholarships available for north2north programs, and you can receive up to $2,500 a semester for your study away program!

You can choose from 46 universities in seven countries! Start your search now!

Fee Structure for International and north2north Exchanges

As an exchange student, you pay the following to UAF:

  • $25 application fee
  • 15 credits of undergraduate UAF tuition (or 9 credits of graduate UAF tuition) at your regular rate (in-state, out-of-state, or WUE)
    • You pay this flat rate regardless of how many credits you take overseas
  • UAF technology fee
  • 2%-of-tuition network fee
  • $300 processing fee each semester you are away

All other semester expenses are paid to the host institution or in the host country.  These may include room and board, mandatory school fees (including textbook charges and course or materials fees), commuting expenses, and internet access.  These semester fees vary according to host country and city, current exchange rates, and personal spending habits.

You are responsible for travel expenses to and from your host country.

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Office of International Programs & Initiatives
218 Eielson, PO Box 757760, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7760
voice: 907-474-7192 | fax: 907-474-5979


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Last modified 02/18/2015