Exchange Program

There are a number of ways in which exchange programs with other universities and outreach activities with various agencies and institutions in Canada and abroad can be of benefit to students at NPSIA.

NPSIA has two exchange programs organized directly through the School that are eligible for students receive credit towards their degree; the International University of Japan and the Elliot School of International Affairs.

International University of Japan Kokusai-cho, Minami Uonuma-shi Niigata, Japan
International Development Program
International Relations Program
International Peace Studies Program
Carleton University Exchange Office

Elliott School of International Affairs George Washington University Washington D.C. 
Graduate Programs
International Affairs
Carleton University Exchange Office

Various other exchange programs are available to all Carleton students and are administered through Carleton International.

Students who are interested in participating in the NPSIA exchange or the Carleton International exchange programs must contact the School’s Associate Director for approval prior to participating in the program.

In order to participate in the exchange programs, students must successfully complete two terms of full time study, including the following core course requirements of the program:

  • INAF 5011, 5012, 5013, 5014
  • Field economics requirement
  • Field course requirement

*Important* Students participating in courses at other institutions (national and international), which are not part of the NPSIA or Carleton exchange programs, must have these courses approved by the School’s Associate Director. Courses obtained through other institutions will not be credited to your degree program without prior approval from the Associate Director.