International Opportunities

Due to the ongoing pandemic conditions around the world, the University of Toronto has extended the suspension of all outbound U of T student activities outside of Canada to December 31, 2021. International opportunities to study abroad on or after January 1, 2022 are scheduled to continue at this time. We are actively monitoring the situation and will advise of changes as soon as we are able. For regular updates, you can visit the VP Students COVID-19 FAQ page. 


There are many different international opportunities available to Arts & Science students. You can spend a week abroad, spend a semester taking courses at an international university or go on exchange for a year. Come out to International Opportunities Week to learn how you can make the world your classroom.

Types of International Opportunities

Explore the opportunities below to find an international opportunity that suits your schedule or create your own adventure. Browse through the funding opportunities and find out how you can earn course credit for your international experiences.

Students on an international experience

A Week Away

Spend a week immersed in a new culture during Reading Week.

Students on an international experience in New Zealand

Spend a Summer

Turn your summer travel plans into a unique learning opportunity.

Group of students on an international field trip

Take a Term

Experience living abroad in one our of 50 partner countries. 

Students sitting on steps

Experience a Year

Immerse yourself in another country and earn credit towards your degree.

U of T student on his research study trip in Africa

Create Your Adventure

Create your own international or intercultural program.

Students walking on St. George street

Apply for Funding

Explore the different funding options that you may be eligible for.