English Language Requirements

Exchange students are required to prove they have sufficient command of the English language by providing one of the following original documents:

  • Academic IELTS, minimum overall band score of 6.0,
  • TOEFL, internet based (TOEFL-iBT); minimum score of 80,
  • TOEIC with a minimum overall score of 790 (containing both the modules ‘Speaking and Writing’ and ‘Listening and Reading’)
  • Cambridge CPE or CAE (A, B or C)

Note: TOEIC, IELTS and TOEFL test results may not be over two years old at the start of your exchange period.


You are exempt from providing proof of English proficiency if:

  • you are a national from Australia, Canada (English-speaking territories), Denmark, Finland, Ireland, New-Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, UK or USA
  • or if your programme at the UT consists exclusively of laboratory research that is graded by your home institution only.