Summer abroad

Spend the summer studying one of our university partners without interrupting your winter semester course load. You could also add a summer term before you begin your winter Exchange. Summer programs are grouped by regions below.

Americas

Costa Rica

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

E.A.R.T.H University Consortium for Sustainability Summer Program
  • Applied Biology
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry
  • Land and Food Systems
Partner institution February

Mexico

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Tec de Monterrey Summer Courses

Various areas

UBC February

United States

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

University of California Berkeley Summer Sessions
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Science
Partner institution December

Asia

China

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to

Application deadline

Fudan University International Summer Session
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Studies
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
  • Science
Partner Institution February
Nankai University Summer School
  • Anthropology
  • Arts
  • Chinese Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Management

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February
Peking University Globex Julmester Summer Program
  • Arts
  • Chinese Studies
  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
  • Science

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February
Renmin University International Summer School
  • Arts
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Political Science
  • Science 
  • Sociology
Partner institution February
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai Global Summer School
  • Arts
  • Chinese Language
  • Commerce
  • Management

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

December

Zhejiang University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Summer Camp
  • Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
Partner Institution February

Hong Kong

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to

Application deadline

University of Hong Kong Global Business in Asia
  • Commerce
  • Management
Partner institution February

Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School (ISS)

  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Commerce
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
UBC February
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - International Summer Exchange Program Various Areas UBC December

Israel

Program name

Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Summer Program

Various Areas

Partner institution February

Japan

Program name

Area(s) of study

 Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

International Christian University ICU Summer Japanese Courses
  • Arts
  • Japanese Language

Partner institution

UBC

December

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) Summer Gateway Program

  • Arts
  • Japanese Language
Partner institution

December

Sophia University Summer Session in Asian Studies
  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Japanese Language

Partner institution

UBC

December

Waseda Summer Session
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • History
  • Japanese Language
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
Partner institution

December

Singapore

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

 Application deadline

Nanyang Technological University GEM Trailblazer Summer

  • Arts
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Studies
  • Commerce
  • Creative Writing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
  • Media Studies
  • Science
UBC

February

National University of Singapore FASStrack

  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese Language
  • Japanese Language
  • Korean Language
  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Partner institution

February

Singapore Management University - Global Summer Programme

  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Management
Partner institution

February

South Korea

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Korea University International Summer Campus (ISC) Various Areas

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February

Seoul National University International Summer Institute

Various Areas Partner institution

February

Sungkyunkwan University International Summer Semester
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Korean Language
  • Korean Studies
  • Management
  • Math

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February

Yonsei University International Summer School

Various Areas

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February

Taiwan

Program name

 Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

National Taiwan University Biodiversity, Agriculture, and Culture of Taiwan (BACT) Summer Program

  • Arts
  • Agriculture
  • Asian Studies
  • Biology
  • Forestry
  • Geography
Partner institution

February

National Taiwan Normal University Mandarin Training Centre
  • Arts
  • Chinese Language​
UBC

February 

National Taiwan University Summer Plus

Various Areas

Partner institution

February

Europe & UK

Austria

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

International Summer University WU in Vienna

  • Commerce
  • Management

UBC

Partner Institution

February 

Denmark

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Copenhagen Business School International Summer University Program (ISUP)

  • Commerce
  • Management
UBC December

DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Sessions

Various areas Partner institution

December

February

Technical University of Denmark Summer University DTU Various areas UBC February

Finland

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

University of Helsinki Summer School 
  • English
  • Geography
  • Forestry
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Psychology

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February

France

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Sciences Po Summer School
  • Arts
  • French Language
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
Partner institution February
KEDGE International Summer School
  • Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
UBC February
FESIA Consortium - From the farm to the table: A sustainable food system
  • Lands and Food Systems
  • Science
Partner institution February
FESIA Consortium - ISARA-Lyon Agroecology International Summer School
  • Land and Food Systems
  • Science
  • Engineering
Partner institution February
HEC Paris Summer School
  • Commerce
  • Management
Partner institution February

Germany

Program name

Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Free University of Berlin International Summer and Winter University

  • Arts
  • Geography
  • German Language
  • German Studies
Partner institution

February

Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin Summer School

  • Arts
  • Geography
  • German Language
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
Partner institution

February

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München International Summer University (MISU)

  • Arts
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
Partner institution February
Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar Bauhaus Summer School Various Areas Partner institution February

Norway

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

University of Oslo International Summer School
  • Arts
  • Scandinavian and Baltic Studies
Partner institution February

Slovenia

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Ljubljana Summer School: Take the Best from East to West
  • Arts
  • Economics
Partner institution February

Spain

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona Summer School

  • Arts
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Spanish Language
Partner institution February

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela Summer Spanish Language Courses

  • Arts
  • Spanish Language
Partner institution February

Sweden

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Sessions

Various areas

Partner Institution February

Switzerland

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Université de Lausanne Summer French Language Courses

  • Arts
  • French Language
UBC February

United Kingdom

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

London School of Economics LSE Summer School

  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
Partner institution

December

University of the Arts London Summer Study Abroad
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Film Production
  • Film Studies
  • Fine Arts
  • Media Studies
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
Partner institution February
University of Cambridge Girton College Summer Programme
  • Arts
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Political Science
Partner institution February
University of Cambridge Pembroke-King's Programme
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Math
  • Science
Partner institution December
University of Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) Various areas Partner institution February
University of East Anglia International Summer School
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Creative Writing
  • English
  • History
  • Media Studies
UBC February

University of Edinburgh Summer School

  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Film Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Political Science
Partner institution February
University of Oxford Exeter Summer Programme
  • Arts
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • International Relations
  • Math
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science 
Partner institution December

Oceania

Advising and resources

Drop-in advising hours

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

Extended drop-in advising hours January 7 - 17, 2019

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

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

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Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
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