The Exchange Program

The Master of Global Affairs Program at the Munk School offers a number of exchange opportunities.

MGA students have numerous opportunities to study abroad. The University of Toronto has established partnerships with host institutions around the world that provide innovative graduate programs for students looking to enhance their global perspective. For a full list of exchange program opportunities, please review the University’s Centre for International Experience website, here.

The University of Toronto and the MGA program have collaborated to build a robust exchange program. In addition to exchanges prepared by the University, the MGA program has reserved exchange placements specifically for MGA students at the following universities:

  • American University, Washington D.C.
  • Hebrew University, Israel
  • Korea University, Korea
  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan
  • Sabanci University, Turkey
  • Sciences Po, Paris, France
  • Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico
  • University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

MGA students are eligible to go on exchange in their first semester of their second year. If feasible, the mandatory summer internship can be combined with an exchange semester in the same location.

For questions regarding exchanges please contact exchanges please contact Sole Fernandez, Professional Development & Alumni Relations Coordinator at

Unique Experience

In this video, MGA student Vanessa van den Boogaard speaks about her unique exchange experience.