Studying Abroad

Alisha Alger is the first UNBC student to participate in an academic exchange in Korea. She will be studying at Chonnam National University in Gwangju on a Global Korea Scholarship.

UNBC welcomes students from Doshisha University

This August Doshisha University from Japan will be returning to UNBC for a four-week English and Environmental Preservation course.

Inbound Exchange

Attending UNBC on Exchange 

Each semester, UNBC welcomes exchange students from our partner universities from all over the world. Come to UNBC in the heart of British Columbia and experience Canadian life and culture.  We are excited to have you join us for a semester or two and we encourage you to contact our office if you have any questions.

How to Apply to UNBC on Exchange

To attend UNBC on exchange, you must first be approved by your home institution.  UNBC participates in multiple exchange partnerships with universities around the world (Bilateral partnerships, north2north and the National Student Exchange).  Explore the options available with your home university to find a program to suit your academic goals.

Once approved by your home institution a formal application to UNBC can be submitted.  Please be sure to include all required documents with your application. 

Application Deadlines
For September entry – Apply by May 15th
For January entry – Apply by October 15th

Once your application is processed and you are admitted to the UNBC Exchange Program, a "Letter of Acceptance" will be drafted and sent to you via email and a copy sent to your university coordinator.  The original documents will be mailed to you.