International Opportunities

International Exchange Programs

  • In the Faculty of Arts & Science, you are encouraged to participate in the international and Canadian exchanges offered through the Centre for International Experience
  • With over 150 partner universities in 40 countries around the world, you can experience new cultures and languages in an academic setting while earning credits towards your U of T degree


Summer Abroad Programs

  • The Faculty of Arts & Science offers Summer Abroad experiences across the globe, which allow you to complete one full-year course in 3-6 weeks
  • Location sites include Asia, Europe, Australia and the Americas
  • Examples include: Studying the Australian environment, wildlife and conservation (Environment course in Australia); consulting on micro-enterprises (Rotman Commerce course in Cape Town, South Africa); learning about the imperial pasts, wars and revolutions of central Europe (History course in Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland)


International Course Modules (ICM)

  • Many courses are enriched through international field trips from which you can experience first-hand the phenomena, cultures, key events or unique natural settings they have been studying in class
  • Travel to destinations in Europe, Central America and the United States during reading week with your professor and other students in your class
  • By sending students locations they would otherwise only read about, the ICM program provides a context in a way that no classroom discussion can


Research Excursions

  • Research Excursions provide you with the opportunity to earn course credit while participating in faculty research outside of the campus environment
  • Opportunities are available in Canada and internationally and take the form of research/learning in archives, laboratories, libraries, or in a field camp, etc.


Joint Minors

  • Joint minors with the National University of Singapore enables students to study selected courses at NUS and apply them as credit towards a minor.
  • The joint minor programs are:  Asian Geographies, Asian Literatures and Cultures, Biology, and Nanoscience.


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