Global Partnerships

Our global partnerships support and expand UT Austin’s research and teaching, providing faculty, staff and students with opportunities to understand the world and make it better. 

These partnerships offer a mutually-beneficial two-way collaboration that connect our students and staff with ideas and communities around the world, strengthen the impact of our research, and integrate new perspectives into our teaching. Together, we change the world.  


Exchange Agreements

UT Austin has reciprocal exchange agreements with more than 100 of the world’s most respected universities across six continents. This two-way student exchange agreement allows for students to take classes for credit for one semester or more. Students pay tuition and fees to their home institution. All reciprocal exchange agreements originate at the department level.  


Government, Nonprofit and Corporate Partners 

International Student and Scholar Services partners with 70 sponsoring agencies and provides support to more than 300 sponsored students enrolled at UT Austin from 50+ countries. Services include immigration, advising, application assistance, customized orientation, and billing services. 


Customized Programs 

UT Austin coordinates and administers more than 30 customized programs each year for international professionals and groups. Each program is tailored to the unique requirements of the sponsoring group and can include academic coursework, English language instruction, cultural immersion activities, leadership seminars, networking opportunities and more.  


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