Exchange: Cardiff University

Cardiff University is one of Britain’s leading research universities, producing high-quality and innovative research. Situated in the beautiful seaside city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, an ancient and culturally rich city with over 30,000 students and 113M GBP in research grants and a top 20 ranking university in the UK. Students have taken courses here on Political Science and International Relations. Please click here for more information. 

Credit Equivalency: 120 UCAS Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE 

Available Courses: Click here. 

Restricted Programs: Dentistry, Healthcare Sciences, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Architecture 

  • Psychology and History: Space is extremely limited. Students majoring in these subjects must be flexible and be willing to take courses from other subject areas. 
  • Biosciences and Law: yearlong courses only. 
  • Chemistry: mainly yearlong study. 

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here. 

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange. This destination’s term dates do not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email 


Country(ies): UK (Wales)
City: Cardiff
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Sept-Jan), Winter (Jan-Jun), Year-long (Sept-Jun)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 3.0