The Centre of International Relations(IR) at Woxsen University, oversees and coordinates incoming student exchange programme. The centre offers many services to help students adjust to life in Hyderabad and make their stay at the Woxsen University unforgettable. Woxsen University is dedicated to cultivating a diverse and welcoming atmosphere for everyone. The many cultures, customs, and traditions represented enrich our campus and prepare our students to succeed in a global economy.

Can I Participate in the Student Exchange Programme?

If your home university has an existing formal agreement with Woxsen University, you are eligible to apply to attend Woxsen as an exchange student, while paying tuition fee to your home university.

For International students considering Woxsen University for Student Exchange or Study Abroad, its essential to understand our entry requirements, courses offered, application process, required documents for a seamless arrival and stay at Woxsen.

Factsheet For Incoming Students

Entry Requirements

  • Successfully completed one year of under graduation/post-graduation study at a recognised institution
  • Student must be officially nominated by their home university to participate in the Woxsen Study Abroad/Exchange Program
  • Good academic standing at your home university

English Language Requirements

The University reserves the right to require that any applicant be required to undergo a test of English language (IELTS/TOFEL). Depending on the countries students are coming from, the individual universities, you may be required to specify the particulars if not already covered as an automatic exemption. In such cases the International Office will most likely evaluate the validity of the waiver request on a case-by-case basis.

IELTS (Academic): An overall score minimum in IELTS (academic) of 6.0 (with no band score of less than 5.5 - include academic reading, Listening, Speaking and writing modules) Note: Results are valid for two years only.

TOFEL (Next Generation Internet-Based Test): An overall score minimum of 70 with minimum score of: 20 in the writing section; 14 in the reading section; 19 in the speaking section; and 17 in the listening section. Note: Results are valid for two years only.

Supporting Documentation

As part of the Exchange application, students are required to submit the following supporting documents.

  • Certified* copy of your most recent official academic transcript
  • Certified* proof of English language proficiency
  • Copy of your passport

*Certified copy: signed or stamped by a home university representative or emailed directly from your home university representative's office.

Instructions on How to Apply

Step 1: Nomination by your Home University

Your home university must have nominated you for exchange to Woxsen University. Your application file will not be reviewed if we do not receive nomination details from your home university.

Step 2: Fill out the Application Form and submit it to the mobility coordinator including the required documents before the Application Deadline
During the application period, you will receive an invitation from Woxsen University to complete the application form and submit all required documents via email to the mobility coordinator. For an overview of the required documents, please refer to our fact sheet.

Step 3: Submit before the Deadline, and wait for the Application Outcome
In case we have any questions about your application during this time, we will contact you or the exchange coordinator of your home university.

Step 4: Notification of Acceptance
The acceptance letter, accommodation, and course list will be sent directly to your email address, approximately four to six weeks after Woxsen University application deadline. Further instructions about the application procedure will be emailed to you afterwards.

What Happens After I SUbmit My Application?

Your application will be assessed after the application deadline and if successful you will receive the acceptance letter by email. You need to accept your offer and further information on enrolment, orientation and courses will be emailed to you in the lead up to the start of your exchange.

The Global Mobility team hosts a compulsory orientation for all students before the start of term. For in-person exchange, we recommend you arrive in Hyderabad a week prior to the compulsory orientation to settle in and secure accommodation


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