Internationalize your degree

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Discover the world as part of your Arts education

There are many ways you can include international experience within your program. Study at a partner university or take part in an international field school organized by the University of Calgary. Work for a vetted international organization. Or take part in a research placement at a partner institution.

Exchange program

Want to live and study for a semester at a partner university as part of your program? Want to pay UCalgary tuition fees while you do? We have partnerships with universities in over 40 countries.

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Group study program

Want to travel with UCalgary students and take UCalgary courses as part of an international experience?

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Internship

Want to gain international work experience as part of your program?

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Research

Want to do international research with a partner organization?

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Study abroad opportunities are accessible

Whatever form your international experience takes, there is funding and advice to help you.

Faculty of Arts Study Abroad Scholarship

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Faculty of Arts Group Study Program Scholarship

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Our interconnected world needs you to study abroad!

Did you know that each year, more than 1,100 undergrads embark on a UCalgary Study Abroad program? Want to get highlights, impressions, and advice from recent past participants?

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Rich student experience

Meet some of the Arts students who've used international experiences to add depth to their degrees

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Communication and Media Studies

Vagisha Agrawal, a Communication and Media Studies major, was able to extend her classroom beyond the constraints of a lecture hall by studying abroad in New York City through the Killam Fellowship Program. Her experience abroad inspired her Honors thesis project on restorative justice. She will be spending the summer of 2019 interning in Washington D.C. through the Washington Center program.

Ashley Anderson

Political Science

Political Science alumna Ashley Anderson enjoyed the opportunity to practically apply classroom theories to her internship in Tanzania. Previous study abroad experiences provided her with a solid foundation of cross-cultural competency skills, which she has used working for Mama na Mtoto, a research and implementation initiative dedicated to improving maternal, newborn and child health in the Lake Zone of Tanzania.

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Education/French Studies

Education/French Studies student Bailey Diakow, a recipient of the E. Catherine Barclay scholarship, traveled to ten different countries while studying abroad in France. The complete cultural immersion of her exchange enhanced her practical linguistic experience, which she feels will help her to be a better French teacher.

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Endless program options

All of our nearly 40 undergraduate degree programs have the potential for an international focus. The only limit is your imagination.