Bishop's University


Are you considering a semester abroad in Canada? Our partner institution Bishop's University in the province of Quebec is a one of a kind location for spending your time abroad. This page will provide you with general information about Bishop's University and contact details should you decide that this is just the right place for you. Please note that the exchange programme is for the winter semester only and the application has to begin a full year before the semester starts!

Why Bishop's?

  • Location: Sherbrooke, Quebec (approx. 150km from Montreal).
  • welcoming atmosphere, excellent opportunities for outdoor activities, high quality of life.
  • 550 acre campus which includes: 25 buildings, 7 residences, 2 libraries, 2 theatres, superb classrooms and laboratories, excellent athletic facilities,  an indoor pool, an 800-seat arena, a chapel, a daycare,  a wildlife refuge, 10 tennis courts, an outdoor pool and a golf course.
  • for more information on Why Bishop's please visit BU at a glance.


What to study at Bishop's?

Bishop's University offers a wide range of courses and degrees such as B.A., B.B.A., B.Ed., and B.Sc., and M.A., M.Ed., and M.Sc.. For a more detailed list of the courses offered, please visit the A-Z Listing of Academic Programs.

What do I need to apply?

  1. An Admissions Account.
  2. A Letter of Recommendation from your university.
  3. An official transcript for all courses taken at your home institution.
  4. Photocopy of your passport.
  5. Exchange students applying from schools/countries where the language of instruction is not English must include an official letter from the English department or faculty member stating that you have the necessary language requirements to study in an English speaking institution.

Contact us

This is just a brief list of information to give you a general overview of what you will need in order to apply at Bishop's University. For further information and deadlines, please contact and schedule an appointment with Dr. Jody Skinner who will be more than happy to help you with all of your questions regarding the application.

Dr. Jody Skinner

Phone+49 (0)261 287-2020

Email: jody (at)

Location: F121