University of Illinois
City: Urbana-Champaign
Website: www.uiuc.edu
Approximate semester dates: Fall Semester: August-December
Spring Semester: January-May
Language of instruction: English
Full time load equivalent: 15 credits per semester

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of the disciplines available. 
Disciplines listed here can provide a full-time load of study. 
All other available courses can be found in the course catalogue.

Humanities:

Asian American Studies
African American Studies
African Studies
Anthropology
 
Art History
 
Chinese
Classical Civilisation
Communication
Creative Writing
Comparative & World Literature
 
East Asian Languages & Cultures
Economics
English
Earth, Society & Environment
French
German
Global Studies
Greek
Gender & Women’s Studies
Human Development & Family
History
Italian
Japanese
 
Linguistics
Latina/Latino Studies
Media & Cinema Studies
Medieval Studies
Music
Philosophy
Portuguese
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
 

Sciences & Health Sciences: 

Animal Sciences
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences
Chemistry
Community Health
Crop Sciences
Environmental Studies
Food Science & Human Nutrition
Geology
Geography
Horticulture
Mathematics
Molecular & Cell Biology
Urban & Regional Planning
Physics
Recreation, Sport & Tourism
Speech & Hearing Science
Statistics
Natural Resource & Environmental Sciences

Technologies:

Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Aviation
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Chemical & Bimolecular Engineering
Computer Sciences
Engineering (General)
Industrial Engineering
Informatics
 
Materials Science & Engineering
 

Business:

Recreation, Sport & Tourism
Economics


Course Catalogue

100- to 300-levels: Undergraduates
400-level: Advanced undergraduates and graduates
500-level or higher: Graduates only


Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

Postgraduate study not available for exchange.

 

The following courses are NOT open to exchange students

  • Advertising (ADV courses)
  • Journalism (JOUR courses)
  • Business (ACCY, BADM, and FIN courses)
  • Bioengineering
  • Mechanical Science & Engineering
  • General Studies
  • Graduate College
  • Labor & Employment Relations (LER courses)
  • Law (LAW courses)
  • Library & Information Science (LIS courses)
  • Medicine
  • Technology & Management (TGMT courses)
  • Vet Medicine
  • Internships, co-ops or teaching prac.

 

The following courses are limited and require maximum FLEXIBILITY as courses are in high demand

  • Architecture - limited access to studio classes
  • Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Chemsitry
  • Economics (VERY limited)
  • Education
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Kinesiology (VERY limited)
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

 

Additional Restrictions & Information:

  • MINIMUM GPA OF 5.0 TO EXCHANGE TO ILLINOIS
  • REGIONAL TOWN PLANNING APPLICANTS - MINIMUM GPA OF 6.0
  • Enrol in courses at a variety of levels.  You are strongly discouraged from taking more than three courses at the 300-level or higher.
  • We don't recommend taking more than three courses in your major, especially in engineering & the sciences.
  • Undergraduate students are limited to courses at the 100-400 levels; enrollment in courses at the 500-level or higher are by permission only and permission may not be granted.  Please note that certain 400-level courses are considered graduate level courses and may not be available to undergraduate students. To facilitate academic advising, you should limit your course choices to 2-3 academic departments.
Approximate living expenses:

US$8,500 per semester
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Estimated Student Fees

Insurance:

All students studying at UIUC are required to maintain adequate health coverage throughout the duration of their exchange. Information regarding the UIUC Student Health Insurance Plan, including costs and benefits, can be found here.

Students may be eligible to waive the UIUC Student Health Insurance Plan if they have sufficient coverage and meet UIUC's minimum requirements for coverage. For more information on how to obtain a waiver, visit the above link. Please note that the waiver of the UIUC's Student Health Insurance Plan is not guaranteed and is subject to UIUC's approval. If your current insurance does not meet UIUC's minimum requirements for coverage you will be required to purchase UIUC's Student Health Insurance Plan.
 

Additional information:

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