The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Exchange—Students from Across the World Study at CSW

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Social Work welcomes the diversity that is achieved when students from across the globe come to study at this institution.

Students may spend a semester or full academic year as an exchange student. Exchange students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville reside in University Housing, are enrolled in the student health insurance, meal plan and other campus resources. While studying social work at UTK you will have the opportunity to engage in academic course work as well as field experiences. Ghana Exchange Student Comes to KnoxvilleInternational exchange students may enroll in any of the social work courses that match their academic level. Click BSSW Curriculum / MSSW Curriculum to see course offerings.

To begin your exchange experience, go to the Center for International Education website to review deadlines and application information.

Once you have been accepted to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the Director of International Social Work Initiatives (DII) will assist in reviewing your transcript and developing an academic plan that meets your individual learning needs. If you plan to complete a field placement/internship while in the US, the Director will assist in coordinating your placement and ensure J1 or F1 visa requirements are followed. International exchange students are paired with a U.S. social work student who assists with getting acquainted with the U.S., the state of Tennessee, the University, and the College of Social Work. 



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