Inbound Exchange - How to Apply

Exchange students



Check with your home institution and request approval to take part in the Exchange program at SCU. Visit our Exchange Partner University page, to see if your institution is listed.


Before starting the online application, make sure you have the documents from your institution available. If you have not been nominated by your home institution, please complete the Exchange Approval Form and have it signed by your home institution and return to SCU. If you have any questions, please contact our team at [email protected]

Entry requirements

  • Successfully completed a year of study at a Higher Education Institution with GPA of 2.5 or 60% or equivalent
  • Students from Institutions teaching in Languages, must have English language* comparable to:
English Test Band
International English Language Testing System
6.0 with no band less than 5.5


Test of English as a Foreign Language - paper based test

550 min 4.5 (TWE)
Test of English as a Foreign Language - paper-based test

*English language results must have been achieved within the last two years.


  • Students from some European countries may provide secondary school English results in support of their English proficiency as follows:
Country English Results
Denmark Studentereksamen grade 7 in English Level A or grade 10 in English Level B.
Germany Fachhochschulereife with at least 4 in English, or Abitur with at least 7 in English or, DAAD language test with minimum of B in all sections
Hong Kong Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Level 3 in English
Netherlands Dutch Diploma of Pre-University Education (VWO with 7 or higher or HAVO with 6 or Higher)
Norway Vitnemal den Videragaende Skole minimum 4 in English.
Sweden Slutberg grade of VG in English A or B.