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Outbound exchange students


Kuwait University is committed to internationalization and facilitates the diversification of the student community through the study abroad and student exchange programs.

Outbound exchange students have the opportunity to experience living alone overseas and study at high ranking institutions and still gain credit towards their degree at Kuwait University.

The benefits of being an outbound Exchange Student is as follows:

  • Free registration fee for the exchange semester.
  • Monthly payment that covers books, transportation, and living expenses.
  • Refundable for visa and medical insurance bills.
  • Voucher of Economy-Class Flight Ticket on Kuwait Airways.

Further information about the outbound program can be found below.

Undergraduate students (Eligibility):


For an undergraduate student to be eligible for a position in the outbound student exchange program a student:
  • Must be accredited at Kuwait University and no disciplinary sanctions taken against him/her.
  • Must already passed four semesters at Kuwait university.
  • Number of passed credits should be minimum 60.
  • GPA above 3.0
  • Should be enrolled in a major
  • Study abroad minimum normal load as in Kuwait university (i.e. 4 courses)
  • Need to study 15 credits at Kuwait university upon the completion of the SEP abroad
  • Fluency in English
  • The GPA of the student will not be affected upon his return to KU if he passes the courses.

Graduate students (Eligibility):


For an graduate student to be eligible for a position in the outbound student exchange program a student:
  • Must be accredited at Kuwait University and no disciplinary sanctions taken against him/her.
  • Must already passed One semesters at Kuwait university.
  • Number of passed credits should be minimum 09.
  • GPA above 3.5
  • Study only one semester abroad
  • Need to study 09 credits at Kuwait university upon the completion of the SEP abroad
  • Fluency in English
  • The GPA of the student will not be affected upon his return to KU if he passes the courses.
Procedure for OutBound Students

University exchange partners


Kuwait university collaborates with below universities. Interested students are requested to click on each university to get more information about potential schools where to study.

The vise president for academic affairs has been actively establishing links with international university partners, selected for their high standards and reputation.

SEP List

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