Incoming International Students

The University of the West Indies offers several programmes covering a variety of disciplines and lasting two weeks to three years which are open to international students.


Exchange/study abroad students

If you are a university student who would like to study at UWI for a semester or two please click here for further information.

The International Office also offers a two-week study abroad programme which examines various aspects of the Caribbean and its peoples. Please click here for further information on our Caribbean Society and Culture programme.


Full-time international students

If you are interested in completing an entire degree programme at the University of the West Indies, please visit our Undergraduate or Graduate websites for further details on programmes available, application procedures and deadlines.


English as a foreign language students

The University of the West Indies offers comprehensive courses in English as a Foreign Language at Elementary, Lower Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate and Advanced levels. This programme is coordinated by the Centre for Language Learning. For further information, please send your queries to:


Medical elective students

Our Faculty of Medical Sciences offers electives in various disciplines including dentistry, paediatrics, general surgery and veterinary medicine. If you would like to undertake an elective at UWI please click here for further information.


Voluntary Registration with your Embassy / High Commission

We  highly recommend that when you are in Trinidad and Tobago  that you register or contact your relevant Embassy/ High Commission





UWI Exchange Partners

Information here

-UWI Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
-UWI Mona Campus, Jamaica
-UWI St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad