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Summer abroad

Overview

Spend the summer studying one of our university partners without interrupting your winter semester course load. You can also add a summer term before you begin your winter Exchange program.

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

  • Take courses beyond what's offered at UBC
  • Add academic and extracurricular experience to your portfolio
  • Form global connections and make friends from around the world

Americas

Costa Rica

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

EARTH University Consortium for Sustainability Summer Program
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Biology
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry
  • Land and Food Systems
Partner institution January

Mexico

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Tec de Monterrey Summer Courses

Spanish Language

UBC

Partner institution

January

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 & Middle East

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

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner Institution

January

Nankai University Summer School
  • Anthropology
  • Arts
  • Chinese Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Management

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

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

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution (limited spaces)

January
Renmin University International Summer School
  • Arts
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Management
  • Political Science
  • Science 
  • Sociology

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai Global Summer School
  • Arts
  • Chinese Language
  • Commerce
  • Management

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

Zhejiang University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Global Summer Camp
  • Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner Institution

January

Hong Kong

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to

Application deadline

University of Hong Kong Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

  • Commerce
  • Management
  • Entrepreneurship
Partner institution January

Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School (ISS)

  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Commerce
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology International Summer Exchange Program (ISUP)
  • Arts
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Commerce
  • Management
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 January

Japan

Program name

Area(s) of study

 Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Kyushu University Summer Science Program (new!)
  • Forestry
  • LFS
  • Environmental Studies

UBC (limited spaces)

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 (limited spaces)

December

Waseda Summer Session
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • History
  • Japanese Language
  • Political Science
  • Sociology
Partner institution (limited spaces)

December

Lebanon

Program name Area(s) of study Tuition payable to: Application deadline
Lebanese American University SINARC Arabic Language Summer Program (new!)
  • Arabic Language
  • Arabic studies
Partner institution January

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 (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

National University of Singapore FASStrack

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

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

December

Singapore Management University - Global Summer Programme

  • Arts
  • Asian Studies
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Management

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

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

January

Seoul National University International Summer Institute

Various Areas Partner institution

January

Sungkyunkwan University International Summer Semester Various Areas

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

Yonsei University International Summer School

Various Areas

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

Taiwan

Program name

 Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

National Taiwan University Summer Plus

Various Areas

Partner institution

January

Turkey

Program name  Area(s) of study  Tuition payable to: Application deadline
Koç University - International Migration and the Crisis Summer Program
  • Arts
  • Economics
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

Europe & UK

Austria

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

International Summer University WU in Vienna

  • Commerce
  • Management

Partner Institution

January 

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

January

Technical University of Denmark Summer University DTU Various areas UBC December

Finland

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

University of Helsinki Summer School 

*cancelled for summer 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • English
  • Geography
  • Forestry
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Law
  • Music
  • Political Science
  • Psychology

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

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 January
KEDGE International Summer School
  • Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Management
UBC January
France Agro3 Consortium - From the farm to the table: A sustainable food system
  • Lands and Food Systems
  • Science
Partner institution January
France Agro3 Consortium - ISARA-Lyon Agroecology International Summer School
  • Land and Food Systems
  • Science
Partner institution January
HEC Paris Summer School
  • Commerce
  • Management

UBC

Partner institution

January

Germany

Program name

Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Bauhaus-Universitat Weimar Bauhaus Summer School Various Areas Partner institution January

Free University of Berlin International Summer and Winter University

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

January

Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin Summer School

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

January

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

  • Arts
  • International Relations
  • Political Science

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January
TU Darmstadt Automotive Engineering Summer Germany (new!)
  • Engineering
UBC (limited spaces) December

Russia

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

RUDN University Russian Language Summer School (new!)

  • Arts
  • Russian Language
Partner institution January

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 January

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela Summer Spanish Language Courses

  • Arts
  • Spanish Language
Partner institution January

Sweden

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Sessions

Various areas

Partner Institution January

Switzerland

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Université de Lausanne Summer French Language Courses

  • Arts
  • French Language
UBC January

Turkey

Program name  Area(s) of study  Tuition payable to: Application deadline
Koç University - International Migration and the Crisis Summer Program
  • Arts
  • Economics
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

January

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 December

University of Cambridge Girton College Summer Programme

  • Arts
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Political Science
Partner institution

December

University of Cambridge Pembroke-King's Programme

Various areas

Partner institution December
University of Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) Various areas Partner institution January

University of Edinburgh Summer School

  • Arts
  • Education
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Kinesiology
  • Political Science
Partner institution January

University of Oxford Exeter Summer Programme

Various areas Partner institution (limited spaces)

December

Oceania

Advising and resources

Go Global Vancouver

Go Global's 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