Exchange Programs

Study at CWRU

We are so excited that you are interested in studying abroad at Case Western Reserve University! We welcome students from all academic backgrounds—no matter what you are studying, you will quickly become part of our campus community.

Get full details on your study abroad program:

If you have any questions along the way, please contact us at exchanges@case.edu.

Undergraduate Visiting Students

Thank you for your interest in studying abroad at Case Western Reserve University!

There are several ways CWRU accepts incoming visiting students:

If you are enrolled as an undergraduate, degree-seeking student at one of our exchange partner institutions (listed below) or a GE3-affiliated university you can apply to study abroad at CWRU for one or two semesters as an exchange student. To get started:

  1. Contact the study abroad office at your university to begin the application process.
  2. Once you are accepted by your home university, you will receive information on how to apply to CWRU or GE3. If you have questions on how to complete CWRU’s application process, please email exchanges@case.edu.
  3. Once you are accepted by CWRU, you will be given information on how to apply for your visa and register for classes.
  4. Pack your bags and come to Cleveland!

If you do not attend one of our exchange partner institutions, please visit the Undergraduate Studies Visiting Students Page for information on how to apply.

CWRU Exchange Partners

Asia:
China
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Hong Kong University (Nursing students only)
  • Tongji University
  • Wuhan University (Nursing students only)
Singapore
  • National University of Singapore
Thailand
  • Chulalongkorn University
Japan
  • Tohoku University
Europe:
Germany
  • Goethe University
Spain
  • Carlos III Madrid
United Kingdom
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Sheffield
France
  • Pierre and Marie Curie University - Sorbonne
Middle East:
Turkey
  • Bilkent University
North America:
  • University of the Virgin Islands
Australia:
  • University of Sydney

Visiting Law Students

If you are enrolled as a degree-seeking law student at one of the institutions listed below, you can apply to study abroad at CWRU for one semester as a visiting student. To get started:

  1. Contact your study abroad office or your academic department to begin the application process with them.
  2. Once you are accepted by your home university, you will receive information on how to apply to CWRU. If you have questions on how to complete CWRU’s application process, please email Sarah.Polly@case.edu.
  3. Once you are accepted by CWRU, you will be given information on how to apply for your visa and register for classes.
  4. Pack your bags and come to Cleveland!

If you are an undergraduate student interested in studying at CWRU for one or two semesters, please visit the undergraduate exchange student section.

CWRU Law Exchange Partners

Asia:
China
  • China University of Politics and Law (CUPL)
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • East China University
  • Peking University
  • Renmin University
  • Southwest China University
  • Zeijiang University
India
  • Jindal Global Law School
  • NALSAR University of Law
  • Symbiosis Law School
  • University of Delhi
Taiwan
  • National Taiwan University
Europe:
Germany
  • European School of Business
Hungary
  • Kozep-eropai Egyetem (Central European University)
Italy
  • Universita Commerciale “Luigi Bocconi”
Netherlands
  • Maastricht University
  • Utrecht University School of Law
  • VU University Amsterdam
Spain
  • Comillas Pontificia University
United Kingdom
  • Middlesex University School of Law
Middle East:
Israel
  • University of Haifa School of Law
North America:
Canada
  • University of Ottawa School of Law
  • University of West Ontario School of Law

Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP)

The Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (formerly known as Brazil Science Without Borders) is a fully funded scholarship opportunity for Brazilian students enrolled in a STEM field to study abroad in the United States for one year. The program is facilitated through the Institute of International Education.

Grantees who wish to study abroad at CWRU through the program need to visit the International Office at their university and subsequently apply through the Institute of International Education.

CWRU does NOT accept direct applications for this program.

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Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)

The CAPES Foundation is a public foundation established in 1951 within the Ministry of Higher Education, as a Brazilian government agency awarding scholarship grants to graduate students at universities and research centers in Brazil and abroad. CAPES is particularly focused on training doctoral candidates, predoctoral, short-term researchers, and post-doctoral Scholars. The program supports about 22,000 students in Brazilian graduate programs and 1,500 in other countries.

The CAPES program is facilitated through the Institute of International Education, but applying for a grant must begin with the Brazilian Ministry of Education.