Nanyang Technological University Exchange, Singapore

Nanyang Technological University in Singapore was founded in 1991 and has rapidly risen to elite status: it was ranked among the world’s top 100 universities in 2012 and simultaneously recognized as one of the fastest-rising universities in the world. The University boasts an active student community with a population of over 33,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

BU students are invited to study at NTU for either a semester or an academic year and can choose from a variety of courses in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS). HASS is widely recognized as one of the best journalism and media schools in Asia and also provides high-quality opportunities for BU students interested in the humanities, art and design, social sciences, and more. All courses are taught in English.

Program Details

Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: early August to early December
  • Spring Semester: mid-January to early May
  • Academic Year: early August to early May

Program participants will be notified of any changes to the program calendar.

  • Students have the option of living in on-campus dormitories, though space is limited.
Application Deadlines
  • Fall Semester/Academic Year: March 15
  • Spring Semester: September 15

Notification of admissions begins after the application deadline.

Download a description of the Nanyang Technological University Exchange.  

Program Staff

The Singapore Exchange is administered by staff at Boston University. A program manager oversees the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in Singapore. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations.