University of Toronto is a universitywide partner in Toronto, Canada.

Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of September - late December
Semester II: 1st week of January - late April

Exact dates


Students must be in good academic standing. Generally students find the academic culture challenging.

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Graduate-level studies (Applying to School of Graduate Studies) need to hand in an official test with their application (before March 1):

TOEFL (iBT): minimum 93 overall, with minimum 22 on the writing and speaking sections
IELTS Academic: minimum overall band of 7.0, with no band below 6.5

Areas of study open to exchange students

Please mention in your motivation letter which campus you are interested in and why:

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Courses at Master’s level

Yes (but must meet the School of graduate Studies admission requirements)

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

On-campus housing is only guaranteed on the Scarborough campus. There is not guarantee on-campus housing for exchange students at our St. George and Mississauga campuses. Assistance is provided to students, but housing cannot be guaranteed. It is extremely unlikely that students would find on-campus housing if they are only coming first semester.  

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Estimated living costs per month

Approximately $1500-$2500, most expensive campus to more affordable campus: St George, Mississauga, Scarborough

Health Insurance Requirements: UHIP is mandatory and costs $55/month

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Credits and grading

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

Number of places available

3  places per year for bachelor students, selection was necessary in the past few years.

2 places per year for students of the Research Master Humanities.

New 2021-2022:

At least 1/3 of the nominated students have to be placed in the Winter Semester (starts in January 2022). 

At least 1 student for the Mississauga (UTM) or Scarborough (UTSC) campuses.

Application in Osiris:

Please mention in your motivation letter which semester(s) you are able to go and for which campus you would like to apply. Applying for more than one campus is possible, it is important that you look into the courses available on each campus. 


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More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.


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