Semester or year abroad

We provide one or two semester study options in unparalleled academic settings.

Study with us

You can take advantage of a number of exciting one or two semester study abroad options, also known as exchange programmes, with some of the world’s top universities during Year Three of your undergraduate study. This option is credit-bearing toward your XJTLU and University of Liverpool degrees and does not add any extra time to your degree.

Country Partner institution XJTLU programme Duration abroad
Netherlands The University of Groningen BSc Economics One year
Canada HEC Montreal BA Business Administration One year, or semester 1 only
Italy Politecnico di Torino BEng Architecture One year
UK The University of Leeds BEng Civil Engineering One year
UK The University of Leeds BSc Biological Sciences One year
USA Michigan State University BSc Applied Mathematics One year, or semester 1 only

This outbound exchange programme is a popular and competitive scheme with limited places available each year. However, we will always do our best to offer places to as many people as possible who meet the requirements.

Minimum entry requirements:

  • Applications should be made by current XJTLU undergraduate Year Two students
  • You should obtain an average mark of 60 percent or higher in Year Two, semester one. You'll need to maintain that average in semester two exams too.
  • Obtain 40 percent or higher in all modules in Year One and Year Two
  • You will need to pass an interview.

For semester and year abroad opportunities, please contact the XJTLU Study Abroad Office on or

+86 (0)512 88161018.