Outbound Exchange Students

Outbound Exchange Students

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

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
  • Graduate students
  • University exchange partners

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
  • 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.

Graduate students (Eligibility):

For a 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 two semesters at Kuwait university.
  • Number of passed credits should be minimum 15.
  • GPA above 3.5
  • Study only one semester abroad
  • Need to study 9 credits at Kuwait university upon the completion of the SEP abroad
  • Fluency in English.

Procedure for Outbound Students

University exchange partners

Kuwait university collaborates with below universities.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs has been actively establishing links with international university partners, selected for their high standards and reputation.