Canada: McMaster University

McMaster University is a public research university located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 70km south of Toronto. The university ranked 4th among Canadian universities and 94th in the world according to the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The campus is situated near the corner of Lake Ontario, surrounding part of the campus with a nature reservation which is a strong contrast to metropolitan life with Toronto being a 45 minute car ride away. The University is well known for the McMaster Model, the university's policy for a student-centered, problem-based, interdisciplinary approach to learning, a policy which has been adopted by several other universities around the world.

University in brief

Language of instruction: English
Academic calendar: Fall session, September - December, Winter session, January - April
Credit system: Undergraduate per term: approx. 15 credits is equialent to 30 ECTS
Website:  iss.mcmaster.ca/incoming-exchange-students.html
Note: Business School is not open for exchange students. Students may be automatically enrolled and charged for the health & dental plan. Students may apply for a waiver, however regulations for 2017/18 are not yet released. Ca. CAD $230 per term.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 2 semester spots per year
Grade requirements: 4,0
Previous Nominations:4,34 (Fall15); 4,5 (Fall16); 4,625 (Fall17). More Information on Selection