Exchange student information

The University of Michigan School of Information (UMSI) prepares students to be leaders in a wide variety of information-related careers. 

As an exchange student at UMSI, you will find an unmatched combination of excellence and opportunities in information science, faculty with national and international reputations for excellence in teaching and research, impressive facilities for every academic endeavor, and a safe place to live and learn in one of the best college towns in America.

We look forward to welcoming you to one of the world's premier iSchools!   

How do I become a UMSI Exchange Student?

Students from UMSI's bilateral exchange partner universities must be nominated by their home school advisor to become an exchange student at UMSI. Home school advisors will complete the UMSI Incoming Exchange Student Nomination Form, which will be emailed by the UMSI Intercultural and Global Engagement Program Manager. Nominated students will then complete an application in the University's international programs portal, M-Compass.

Academic Resources

Once admitted, exchange students will receive additional information about course registration. The link above provides general information about UMSI courses and other academic tools and resources.

Student Life at UMSI

Learn about UMSI student organizations, wellness initiatives, and other University and campus resources.

Life in Ann Arbor

Explore housing options, transportation, entertainment, and safety information about the city of Ann Arbor.

For additional information, please contact umsi.incoming.exchange@umich.edu.