UBD / Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Semester Exchange Programme (Study at UBD)
Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei
Program A/B
2022 Spring (1st,2nd Cycle)
GPA 62.5%

General Information

Host Institution

Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), ranked 34 in the world for young universities (QS Top 50 under 50), is a comprehensive university offering international undergraduate exchange students the opportunity to experience its GenNEXT degree programme.

In 2009, UBD introduced the GenNEXT Programme which is an education framework designed for students to excel according to their individual learning styles.

Broad-based and trans­disciplinary, it provides the flexibility and adaptability necessary to ensure that students are able to fully explore their potential in a hands-on and accountable manner, while also providing thorough and rigorous training across disciplines.

The GenNEXT degree ensures that students emerge from UBD with a high quality education that is catered to their individual needs, as well as the needs of a constantly changing world environment. 

Mailing Address
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Jalan Tungku Link , Bandar Seri Begawan , Brunei-Muara District
+673-2460922-Ext 2112




Study Abroad Year
Spring Semester
Nomination Deadline
1st cycle:11/Oct/2021
2nd cycle: 11/Oct/2021
Contact information


Accept Program A 10students / Semester
Accept Program B

10students / Semester

approx USD $450

Local currency600

Local currency exchange rate

1USD ≒1.4

Update date 09/Oct/2021 23:56:38
Outline ID 816

List of study programs that are open for international exchanges

Content Join Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) as a non-graduating student to enrol in credit-bearing modules for a semester, whilst immersing yourself in the Brunei culture and environment.
Teaching Language English
Exchange Duration
1st Semester
From: 10/Jan/2022 To: 15/May/2022
2nd Semester
From: 01/Aug/2022 To: 11/Dec/2022
*Students can choose either 1 semester study or 2 semesters study

https://ubd.edu.bn/news-and-events/academic-calendar.html TBD for Fall 2022.

Language Proficiency Requirements

Accept Native English
IELTS: 6 - 6.5, TOEFL iBT: 72 - 86

Students must have taken English medium courses and strong letter of recommendation.

Academic Field
--Soil Sciences,
Area Studies
--Area Studies, Other, --Asian Studies,
--Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, --Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, --Biophysics, --Botany/Plant Biology, --Marine Sciences, --Microbiology and Immunology, --Plant Physiology,
--Accounting, --Business Management, --Business Statistics, --Economics, --Entrepreneurship, --Finance, --Human Resources Management, --Management Information Systems, --Marketing, --Organizational Leadership,
Computer and Information Sciences
--Artificial Intelligence, --Computer and IT Support Services, --Computer Applications Programming,
--Early Childhood Education, --Elementary Education, --Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, --Secondary Education,
--Chemical Engineering, --Manufacturing Engineering, --Mechanical Engineering, --Systems Engineering,
English Language and Literature
--English Literature (British and Commonwealth), --Writing,
Foreign Languages and Literatures
--Arabic Language and Literature, --Chinese Language and Literature, --Japanese Language and Literature, --Korean Language and Literature,
Health Sciences
--Dentistry, --Health and Wellness, --Medicine, --Nursing Midwifery, --Nursing Science, --Pharmacy,
--Asian History,
Hospitality and Tourism
--Tourism Management,
International/Global Studies
--International Relations and Affairs,
Natural Resources/Conservation
--Environmental Science, --Sustainability Studies,
Physical Sciences
--Chemistry, --Geology/Earth Science,
Social Sciences
--Anthropology, --Cartography/GIS, --Geography, --Sociology, --Urban Studies,
Visual and Performing Arts
--Art Studies, --Film Studies,

With strong recommendation.

2.5 / 4 (62.5%)
Instruction Facilities and Other Supports Sports Centre.
Counseling and Diverse Learning Needs (CDLearN) Centre.
Scholarship information
None Available.
Housing Type
  • Dormitory

  • Shared Apartment (with Individual Single Rooms).
Housing charge
Local currency
  • BND
Cost of living

Estimated living cost per month excluding Housing Fee

$ 500 - 600 per month
Medical Insurance Required (For student)
Visa Process UBD will apply for a visa on arrival on behalf of students. The cost (to be paid at airport upon arrival) is BND20. This is then endorsed and converted to a student visa upon reporting to UBD in person.

Usually within 1 month of submission of complete application documents.

Please inform prospective dates of acceptance if the dates would be later than UMAP's Timeline for onlire placement period. It helps students to choose their preferences.


Link to the Course List available for international students / Other related links

Regular Academic Calendar (indicate the period)

First Semester
From:01/Aug/2022To:11/Dec/2022(5 months)
Second Semester
From:10/Jan/2022To:22/May/2022(5 months)
Third Semester
Fourth Semester
Website of academic year

Semester Load in Credits/Units

1UCTS = 1Credit/1.5ECTS/3CATS *What's UCTS?


General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation
Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program

The Nomination period has not started.

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