Research Abroad

Gain new skills and build your international network by completing research internationally.

Go Global for your faculty

Go Global allows you to travel abroad to study, conduct research, or to take a course abroad with UBC students and professors. 

Find options for specific faculties, specializations, or other international experiences.

Discover programs

  • Learn new techniques from global contexts
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Network globally and see how research is done outside of UBC

Virtual Research Abroad programs

Self-directed Research Abroad

Often, a student or UBC faculty member can send students abroad to do research at a recognized university or research institute. Receive up to $2000 of funding for an international research opportunity. 

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If you have questions

Go Global's Vancouver campus office is closed until further notice. At this time, you can contact Go Global by email, phone or virtually through Zoom.

If you need to book an advising appointment, please complete the online request form. Appointments will be held through Zoom or by phone.

Advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm