Outbound Exchange
(Global Exchange Programme - GEXP)


Why Embark on GEXP?
To better the world, first see and experience the world!

GEXP provides SUTD undergraduates a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience an international education and cultural immersion. To live and study in another country is an exciting opportunity that promises a fulfilling and rewarding experience!

  • Develop global perspectives
  • Cultural immersion
  • Networking opportunities
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Ambassador of SUTD and Singapore
  • Value add to your resume


What is GEXP?

  • Spend Term 6 at one of our partner universities worldwide
  • Grades received will not be counted towards CGPA
  • Earn credits for passed courses towards SUTD degree
  • Continue to pay tuition fees to SUTD while tuition fees at the host university is waived


GEXP Application

  • GEXP online application is open to all Term 4 students in September/October annually and students will be informed via email. Students will be invited to a GEXP information session prior to the online application. 
  • Students who decide to embark on SUTD's official summer internship must complete the whole 16 weeks of internship before embarking on GEXP.
  • Students should also consider whether they have sufficient financial means to cover the entire duration of GEXP.


GEXP Guide and Factsheets
For more information on GEXP, please refer to the GEXP Guide and Partner Universities Factsheets on SUTD My Portal > Student Matters > Global Exchange Programme (GEXP). Do also check out your seniors’ GEXP experience on their blogs

Financial Aids
There are various awards and scholarships available to students embarking on GEXP. For more information, please refer to Exchange Scholarships and Awards.

  • Wilmar Global Exchange Award
  • KKH Global Exchange Award
  • Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) Global Exchange Award
  • Lim Joo Boon - SUTD Exchange Award
  • ASEM DUO-Singapore Exchange Fellowship Award
  • Temasek Foundation International Leadership Enrichment And Regional Networking (TFI-LEaRN) Programme 

Singapore Citizens with Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) will be able to utlize their PSEA for reimbursement of exchange-related expenses (such as airfare, VISA, accommodation, insurance and transport).

Partner Universities