NMMU accepts students from partner universities that are not covered by an exchange agreement. A Study Abroad student is a full-time non-degree seeking student registering for a variety of modules from one or more faculties for a period of six months to one year.

Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay is the beautiful coastal town where the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University lays its foundation.

NMMU has signed exchange agreements with specific institutions throughout Europe, the USA and Asia. The exchange agreements have been set up for a specific number of students who will be selected by their home institution.

As well as offering a high quality of teaching and extra-curricular activities to our students, we also have a commitment to ensure that our pupils receive the best pastoral care and support so that they feel happy and safe here and are therefore able to thrive and achieve academically.