Research abroad

As a UBC student, you are eligible to conduct research at many of UBC’s 150 partner universities.

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Research opportunities

Students can participate in self-directed or structured programs. A list of currently available programs can be found on the Vancouver campus website (programs are open to students from both campuses).

Research Abroad Opportunities

Learn new techniques

Learn new research techniques and access equipment and resources beyond what might be offered at UBC.

Enhance your academic career

Graduate and professional schools look at unique and defining features in your academic and extracurricular experience.

Engage with people from other cultures

Learn about other cultures and how research is done in other countries.


Make contacts that you would not otherwise be able to meet.


Once you’ve narrowed down your choices, complete your research abroad application well before the application deadlines.


If you have any questions about research abroad opportunities, contact your Go Global team.

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