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Research Abroad

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

Go Global for your faculty

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

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

Discover programs

  • Learn new techniques with different equipment and resources
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Network globally and see how research is done outside of UBC

Structured Research Abroad programs - Accepting applications

Structured Research Abroad programs - Recently closed

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. 

Find out more


Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your UBC student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name
  3. Which category of student are you:
    1. if you are a current UBC degree student interested in Go Global programs, include some relevant information like the type of program or region of the world you are interested in
    2. If you are an "outgoing UBC student" participating in a Go Global program, please mention the name of the program or host university you are matched to
    3. If you are an "incoming student" (from another university), please mention the name of your home university and which category of student you are (exchange, VIRS, Tec de Monterrey)

Go Global Vancouver

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1


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