Transferring at the end of an academic year is usually the preferred option. However, it’s essential to note that there’s technically no “best” time to transfer, as circumstances beyond your control may necessitate a transfer at any point. Luckily, most universities offer intakes every Fall (August-October), making it convenient to transfer during this time each year.
If you decide to transfer before or after the Fall intake, you should explore the options available at the university you wish to transfer to. Some universities may have additional intakes in Spring, Winter, or Summer, allowing you to transfer your credits and start in the nearest available period.
For more information on how to transfer between universities or countries, you can find additional details here.