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What is a direct exchange?
Students from UMaine and one of our partner universities swap places for the year or semester. These programs are great for building your independence and having a more immersive experience. Spaces are limited each year, so apply to these as early as a year in advance! 

  • Want to search by Major or term? Use the Advanced Program Search in the left-hand menu!
  • Want to apply? Find your desired program using the search and click "Apply" on the right. The program will be added to your Applications page in your personal Abroad Office account.
  • Remember, you will need to have a meeting with the Study Abroad Advisor before your application will be approved!


Country UniversityMajors Accepting applications for
AY 2020-2021Fall 2020Spring 2021
AustraliaDeakin UniversityAllN/AYesYes
Edith Cowan UniversityAllN/AYesYes
Griffith UniversityAllN/AYesYes
RMITEgr/SciN/AYesYes
BulgariaAmerican Univ in BulgariaBus/LibYesYesYes
CanadaKillam FellowshipAllYesYesYes
Nova Scotia ExchangeAllYesYesYes
Quebec ExchangeAllYesYesYes
EnglandLancaster UniversityAllYesYesYes
University of BirminghamAllYesYesYes
University of East AngliaAllYesYesYes
GermanyAalen UniversityBus/Eg rYesN/AYes
University of MannheimBus/LibYesYesYes
IrelandUniversity College CorkAllN/AYesYes
JapanHirosaki UniversityLang/CultureYesN/AYes
Waseda UniversityBus/Lib/SciYesN/AYes
ScotlandUniversity of AberdeenAllYesYesYes
SpainCarlos III Univ of MadridBus/Egr/LibYesYesYes
WalesBangor UniversityAllYesYesYes

Majors: Bus - Business, Fre - French, Egr - Engineering, Lib - Liberal Arts, Sci - Sciences, Spa - Spanish, Soc. Work - Social Work
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