The University of British Columbia

International

加拿大28官网At UBC, international engagement has always been a priority. Today, our students, faculty and staff come from around the world and our international research partnerships and publications help us collaborate on a global scale.

Student exchanges and joint-degree programs continually expand our learning horizons and ensure we stay connected with top research talent and opportunities in the future.


For Students

International Student Guide

加拿大28官网Explore all the resources available for international students starting at UBC.

Undergraduate Admissions

加拿大28官网UBC’s undergraduate experience offers a diverse and exciting opportunity to learn in a world-class environment. Explore how to join us.

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

加拿大28官网Join UBC’s large and diverse international graduate student body

Go Global

Partnered with over 200 universities and institutions worldwide, Go Global exchange programs help students venture out into the world to meet people, build skills and gain international perspectives on their learning. Go Global also administers international learning awards and manages the Student Safety Abroad Policy to help students keep safe and connected in an emergency abroad.

Vantage College

加拿大28官网The Vantage One Program at UBC Vantage College is an enriched first-year degree program combining credit coursework, academic English instruction, and additional learning supports. Students in the program are UBC students; they can progress seamlessly to second year of their chosen undergraduate degree.

English Language Institute

The English Language Institute offers English studies programs at UBC for thousands of international students.

Vancouver Summer Program

The UBC Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) is a four week academic program offered at the University of British Columbia, Canada for cohorts of international students to study at UBC. The program provides the opportunity for cooperating universities to organize groups of students to take two academic courses in various UBC Faculties while learning about Canadian practices and culture.

Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge

Located in the Marine Drive Residences, the Simon K.Y Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre is a place for everyone with international interests. Many international clubs at UBC have their home base at the Lounge.


For Faculty

Developing New Partnerships

The UBC International Office can provide advice on structuring all types of international partnerships.

International Research Engagement

Discover why UBC is a leading global research university and how we support our international connections.

International Funding Opportunities

UBC faculty members engage in international research partnerships around the globe, many of which are supported by international funding.

Intercultural Understanding

UBC is committed to creating a genuinely intercultural learning and work environment.

Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies

The PWIAS provides funding and opportunities for international, interdisciplinary collaboration at UBC.

International Partnerships

The UBC International Office manages UBC’s more than 300 active institutional partnership agreements with universities and research institutions in more than 50 countries. Contact us for assistance in developing or structuring an international partnership.


For Partners & Visitors

International Partnerships

The UBC International Office manages UBC’s more than 300 active institutional partnership agreements with universities and research institutions in more than 50 countries. Contact us for assistance in developing or structuring an international partnership.

Institutional Visits to UBC

Each year, UBC welcomes delegations of international dignitaries and prominent scholars.

Regional Offices

UBC has international offices in Hong Kong and India.

UBC China Council

The UBC China Council (CC) is a cross-university group that helps catalyze, facilitate, and support UBC’s engagement with China.

Developing New Partnerships

The UBC International Office can provide advice on structuring all types of international partnerships.


For Alumni

Alumni Global Network

UBC alumni live and work in 142 nations around the world. We keep in touch with those grads — and they keep in touch with each other — through our global alumni network.


UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan is a young and distinctive learning community earning international recognition for excellence in teaching and research. The campus is a diverse community of 10,000 students, faculty and staff from more than 80 countries. With a vast network of partners and collaborators around the globe, the impact of our faculty and students’ research and learning is far-reaching.