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Incoming Exchange

Based in a thriving student city and with traditional education values at the core of our community, Liverpool Hope offers courses from a wide range of subjects in sciences, humanities, education, sport and the creative and performing arts. Join us and see the world from a different perspective!

 

ARRIVAL FOR SPRING 2023

Arrival Day is Wednesday 4 January 2023. For airport transfers, please book a flight to Manchester International Airport or Liverpool John Lennon Airport. If you are arriving independently, go straight to Aigburth Park, St Michael's Road. Liverpool L17 7JQ

The programs

The Fall Semester - 12 weeks from September to December

The Spring Semester - 12 weeks from January to March

The Double Semester - 27-weeks from September to March

The Full Year Bachelor Option - participation in one of our Ba or BSc degrees - 37 weeks from September to June

You can read more about these options in the Study Abroad and Exchange Guide 

The Incoming Exchange process

There are six stages to Incoming Exchange - please follow the links below in the correct order:

Stage 1 - Check your eligibility on this page and look at the cost at Exchange - Fees and Payments

Stage 2 - Make an application at How to Apply for Exchange 

Stage 3 - After receiving an offer of a place on the Program, you can apply for Accommodation at Study Abroad and Exchange Accommodation 

Stage 4 - Create your study plan by choosing courses from our listings and completing the Course Selection Form at How to Create your Study Plan

Stage 5 - Check your immigration status and whether you need a Visa at Immigration and Visas

Stage 6 - Read the Arrival information at Students on an inclusive Fee Package and the pre-arrival information at Information for International Students.

Please pay your Fee Package before you travel (payment guidance can be found on the Fees and Payments page).

Incoming Exchange program content

As well as your timetabled teaching weeks, you will benefit from a welcome and orientation program and a two night residential trip. There are several compulsory extra-curricular activities, such as the Certificate in Service and Leadership and a Poster Conference, plus optional day trips. Please read the information HERE to understand how the program is designed.

Entry requirements

You should normally be a registered undergraduate student at a university or college with good academic standing and have:

  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 ('B' average) or results of an equivalent standard (please provide your latest official transcript)
  • one academic letter of reference from your home institution - this must be from your Professor.

It is expected that you will normally study with us in year 2 of your degree at home, but students in other years will also be considered.

Applying from a partner university in an EU country

Liverpool Hope currently has partnership agreements with several European Universities.

If you are studying with one of our Eu partner universities you should discuss your interest in studying at Liverpool Hope with your university's exchange or Erasmus advisor. The advisor will help you to check that we can offer the courses you need to transfer credits back for your degree - if you are both happy, the advisor will nominate you to us.

At the application stage, we require a scan of your most recent official transcript of results - please send it, or ask your advisor to send it, to globalcentre@hope.ac.uk

Please note that places on the Exchange program are very limited and nominations must be approved before you make your application. We will contact you if you are accepted and ask you to proceed with the application stage.

Applying from a partner university in a non-EU country

Liverpool Hope has partnership agreements with a number of American universities including Ball State (Indiana), Hope College (Michigan), Lock Haven (Pennsylvania), Alverno College and the University of Mississippi, as well as partners in Mexico and Hong Kong. 

If you are studying at one of our partner universities, you should discuss your interest in studying at Liverpool Hope with the Exchange Advisor at your university. The advisor will help you to check that we can offer the courses you need to transfer credits back for your degree.

At the nomination stage, we require a scan of your most recent official transcript of results. Please send it, or ask your advisor to send it, to globalcentre@hope.ac.uk

Please note that places on the Exchange program are very limited and nominations have to be approved before you make your application. We will contact you if you are accepted and ask you to proceed with the application stage.

If you are unsure if your university is one of our Exchange partners, please ask your international office, or contact us at globalcentre@hope.ac.uk and we will confirm.

Cancelling a place on the program

If you cancel after you have been nominated but before receiving the offer letter, you can cancel without paying any fees.

If you cancel after receiving the offer letter, charges may apply, depending on the reason for the cancellation.

If you cancel after accepting the accommodation contract, the £200 room deposit is not refundable.

FAQs

If you have a question about Exchange, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

For enquiries, please email globalcentre@hope.ac.uk