York University (Toronto)

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York University (Toronto) is a universitywide partner in Toronto, Canada.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of September - 3rd week of December
Semester II: 2nd week of January - last week of April

Orientation generally commences the first week of September for Semester I and the first week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 2nd and 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 3rd and 4th week of April for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There are no GPA requirements for this programme.

English Language Requirement

UU students will receive a letter from the international office stating their English proficiency. You will have to hand this in after your selection by Utrecht University.

Please check the most recent language requirements on the website of the host university.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All, except:

  • Nursing Program
  • Social Work Program
  • Courses offered by Schulich School of Business
  • School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

Restrictions apply to the Law programme

You can find more information in the fact-sheet

Courses at Master’s level

Yes, except:

  • Biology
  • Human Resources Management

Restrictions apply to Political Science

You can find more information in the fact-sheet

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

Housing is not guaranteed. On-campus housing is available. 

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Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs per month for a student living on-campus are around 1400 CAD.

You can find a more detailed breakdown of the living costs in the fact-sheet.

Credits and grading

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

2 places per year.

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.


Selection for 23/24 is expected as there are only 2 places available. You are advised not to place this university as your second or third choice. 




If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.