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Summer abroad

Spend the summer studying in an exciting international location 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.

Asia

China

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to

Application deadline

Fudan University International Summer Session
  • Business
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Studies
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
UBC February 1, 2018
Peking University Globex Julmester Summer Program
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sociology

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February 1, 2018
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai Global Summer School
  • Business
  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Studies
  • Economics
  • Humanities

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Renmin University International Summer School
  • Chinese Language
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Political Science
  • Science
  • Sociology
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Nanyang Technological University International Summer School in China

  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Hong Kong

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to

Application deadline

University of Hong Kong Global Business in Asia
  • Commerce
Partner institution December 7, 2017

Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School (ISS)

  • Asian Studies
  • Commerce
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
UBC February 1, 2018
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - International Summer Exchange Program
  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
UBC February 1, 2018

Israel

Program name

Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Summer Program

  • Geography
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology
  • Hebrew Language
  • Arabic Language
Partner institution February 1, 2018

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem InnovNation Summer Program

  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Science
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Summer Program

  • Science
  • Engineering
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Japan

Program name

Area(s) of study

 Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) Summer Gateway Program

  • Japanese
Partner institution

December 7, 2017

Sophia University Summer Session in Asian Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Japanese Language
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Waseda Summer Session
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Japanese
  • History
  • Politics
  • Sociology
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Singapore

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

 Application deadline

Nanyang Technological University GEM Trailblazer Summer

  • Chinese Culture

  • Chinese Language

  • Commerce

  • Creative Writing

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Design & Media

  • Science

UBC

February 1, 2018

National University of Singapore FASStrack

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

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Singapore Management University - Global Summer Programme

Commerce

Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Nanyang Technological University International Summer School in China
  • Asian Studies
  • Chinese Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
Partner institution February 1, 2018

South Korea

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Korea University International Summer Campus (ISC)
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Fine Arts
  • Humanities
  • International Relations
  • Korean Language
  • Korean Studies
  • Political Science
  • Science
  • Sociology   
UBC

February 1, 2018

Seoul National University International Summer Institute

  • Asian Studies 
  • Commerce
  • Economics 
  • Geography 
  • History 
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Sungkyunkwan University International Summer Semester
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Korean Language
  • Korean Studies
  • Math
  • Social Sciences
UBC February 1, 2018

Yonsei University International Summer School

  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Korean
  • Management
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Taiwan

Program name

 Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

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

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

February 1, 2018

National Taiwan Normal University Mandarin Training Centre

Chinese Language​

UBC

February 1, 2018

National Taiwan University Summer Plus
  • Biology
  • Chinese Language
  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • International Relations
  • Life Sciences
  • Management
  • Political Science
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Europe and the United Kingdom

Austria

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

International Summer University WU in Vienna

  • Commerce

UBC

February 1, 2018

Denmark

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Copenhagen Business School International Summer University Program (ISUP)

  • Commerce
UBC December 7, 2017

DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Sessions

  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Health Science
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Visual Arts
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Finland

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

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

UBC (limited spaces)

Partner institution

February 1, 2018

France

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Sciences Po Summer School
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
Partner institution February 1, 2018
FESIA Consortium - From the farm to the table: A sustainable food system
  • Lands and Food Systems
  • Science
Partner institution February 1, 2018
FESIA Consortium - ISARA-Lyon Agroecology International Summer School
  • Land and Food Systems
  • Science
  • Engineering
Partner institution February 1, 2018
HEC Paris Summer School
  • Commerce
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Germany

Program name

Area(s) of study 

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Free University of Berlin International Summer and Winter University

  • German Language
  • German Literature
  • German Studies
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin Summer School

  • Geography
  • German Language and Culture
  • History
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
Partner institution

February 1, 2018

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

  • Political Science
  • International Relations
Partner institution February 1, 2018

University of Bonn - International Course for German language, literature & cultural studies

  • German Language
  • German Literature
  • German Studies
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Norway

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

University of Oslo International Summer School
  • Scandinavian and Baltic Studies
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Slovenia

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Ljubljana Summer School: Take the Best from East to West
  • Economics
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Spain

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona Summer School

  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Political Science
  • Spanish Language
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela Summer Spanish Language Courses

  • Spanish Language
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Sweden

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Stockholm University School of Business - Summer in Stockholm
  • Commerce
UBC February 1, 2018
DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia Summer Sessions
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Health Science
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Management
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Visual Arts
Partner Institution February 1, 2018

Switzerland

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Université de Lausanne Summer French Language Courses

  • French Language
UBC February 1, 2018

United Kingdom

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

London School of Economics (LSE) International Summer School

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

December 7, 2017

Exeter College Oxford Summer Programme

  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Economics
  • International Relations
  • Math
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science 
Partner institution December 7, 2017

University of Cambridge Pembroke-King's Programme (PKP)

  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Management
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
Partner institution December 7, 2017

University of Edinburgh Summer School

  • Architecture
  • Asian Studies
  • Business
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Humanities
  • Kinesiology
  • Film Studies
  • Political Science
Partner institution February 1, 2018
University of Glasgow International Summer School
  • Biological Science
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • European Studies
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Medical Science
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
Partner institution February 1, 2018
European Summer Program
  • Commerce
See program page February 12, 2018

The 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
  • Land & Food Systems
  • Forestry
  • Environmental Studies
  • Life Sciences
  • Social Sciences
Partner institution February 1, 2018

Mexico

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

Tec de Monterrey Summer Courses

Various areas

UBC February 1, 2018

United States

Program name

Area(s) of study

Tuition payable to:

Application deadline

University of California Berkeley Summer Sessions
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Management
  • Physics
  • Social Sciences
Partner institution December 7, 2017

Advising and resources

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

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

If you’re looking for more information on where you can go, please visit our Resource Library located on the top floor of the International House. Here you can freely browse our collection of material sent from partner universities including international student handbooks, course catalogues and departmental overviews.

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

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