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Study Abroad Opportunities


Students pay tuition fees directly to the host institution or organization (not Dalhousie), typically in the currency of the host institution’s country. Exceptions are noted below. 

There are two types of study abroad opportunities:

  • University-wide programs: Administered through the International Centre. Open to students from most departments at Dalhousie.
  • Departmental programs: Administered by a specific academic unit at Dalhousie University. Contact the department directly to discuss application requirements.

University-wide partners

Tuition/program fees: Paid to host institution (with the exception of the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux Castle, where program fees are paid through Dalhousie)

Duration: Up to one year.

Oxford University Study Abroad Program (GPA 3.5)

Location

United Kingdom

Website

http://osap.studioabroad.com/

Contact



Bader International Study Centre - Herstmonceux Castle (BISC)

Location

United Kingdom

Website

http://www.queensu.ca/bisc/

NOTE

Fees are paid to Dalhousie, at the rate set by the BISC. For more information visit our Herstmonceux Castle page.

Make sure to check out the BISC Grant, valued at up to $7000. 

University of Dublin-Trinity College (GPA 3.3)

Location

Ireland

Website

https://www.tcd.ie/study/non-eu/study-abroad/to-trinity/

Contact

 

University of St. Andrews (GPA 3.2)

Location

Scotland

Website

http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/studyabroad/incomingstudents/

NOTE

Fees are paid to Dalhousie, at the rate set by St. Andrews.


 

Summer Study Abroad in partner universities
 

Leeds International Summer School

Description

University of Leeds is pleased to announce that the application period is now open for Leeds International Summer School (LISS) 2016.

Leeds International Summer School (LISS) offers you the opportunity to study at the University of Leeds and immerse yourself in British culture as part of an exciting four-week programme. Taking advantage of the vibrant, student friendly city of Leeds, and the rich history, culture and natural beauty of the area, the summer school combines world-class tuition with local knowledge, academic-related field trips, and a wide variety of social activities.

LISS offers students a fantastic opportunity to experience British university life and culture, as well as earning academic credit (20 University of Leeds credits = 6 US credits/10 ECTS), which students can transfer back to their home university degree (subject to approval).

Summer calendar July 2–July 31, 2016

Deadline

May 2, 2016

More information http://www.leeds.ac.uk/info/125000/leeds_international_summer_school

Contact

summer@leeds.ac.uk

Birmingham International Summer School (UK)

Description:

The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce that applications are open for the International Summer School 2016. It is an exciting and excellent opportunity for international students to study in the Heart of England in one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK and to experience British Culture.

Summer calendar:

The dates for the 2016 Summer School are 18 July–5 August 2016 

  • British Cultural Heritage Programme
  • Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series Analysis
  • Film & Media (NEW)
  • Global Energy Systems - Powering the Future (NEW)
  • Biomedical Sciences: From Laboratory Bench to Hospital Bedside (NEW)

Deadline:

22 May 2016

More information:

http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/International/birmingham-international-summer-school/index.aspx

Contact:

biss@contacts.bham.ac.uk.

Glasgow International Summer School

Description

The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. Located in Glasgow, the university was founded in 1451.

A major centre of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century, from the 19th century it became a pioneer in British higher education. Since 1870, the main University campus has been principally located on Gilmorehill in the West End of the city. Glasgow has departments of Law, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and Dentistry.

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and third most populous in the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the River Clyde in the country's west central lowlands. A person from Glasgow is known as a Glaswegian.

Summer calendar June–July 2016

Deadline

March 31, 2016

More information

Summer School Handbook [PDF 4.04MB]

http://www.gla.ac.uk/international/internationalsummerschools/

How to Apply

Applicant User Guide [PDF 7.34MB]

Contact

rio-international
summerschools@glasgow.ac.uk
Tel +44 (0) 141 330 6516

Swansea University Summer School in Ancient Languages (UK)

Description

The courses will be taught on the campus of Swansea University which won the WhichUni gold award for Best University in 2014: we have the Egypt Centre on site, Swansea beach is but a minute’s walk away, a short bus trip will get participants to the city centre with museums (Swansea Museum, Waterfront Museum, Dylan Thomas Centre etc.) and the Marina, and the beautiful Gower peninsula can be reached by bus from the city centre for those interested in exploring its history and nature. With the many historical sites (not just Roman), the National Botanic Gardens, National Trust and Cadw properties all at less than 40 minutes away, we're ideally located for a language-intensive course with plenty of scope for exploring South Wales.

Summer calendar July 17-30, 2016

Deadline

12 noon on Thursday 30th June 2016

More information

Website

Summer School in Ancient Languages brochure

How to Apply

Contact

Summer School Director, Dr Evelien Bracke e.bracke@swansea.ac.uk


 

Departmental programs

The following department/unit-based programs are run through specific Dalhousie departments and not through the International Centre. Contact the department directly for information on admission requirements, applications and deadlines.

French (open to all Dal students)

Centre International d'Etudes Francaises (Université de Bourgogne)

German (open to all Dal students)

DAAD (Summer Program)

Location

Germany, Poland, Hungary, or Italy

Website

http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/german/programs/undergraduate/study-abroad-opportunities.html

Contact

Brigid Garvey
Brigid.Garvey@dal.ca

International Development Studies, Spanish (open to all students)

University of Havana-FLACSO (Study Tour, 6 weeks)

University of Havana-FLACSO (Semester Program, full term)

Location

Cuba

Website

http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/ids/study-abroad/cuba-programs.html

Note: Students must have completed SPAN 20202 or equivalent

Contact

Marian MacKinnon
Marian.MacKinnon@dal.ca

Study in Ghana or Ecuador

Location

Ghana or Ecuador

Website

http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/ids/study-abroad/ecuador---ghana.html

Contact

Marian MacKinnon
Marian.MacKinnon@dal.ca

Italian (open to all Dal students)

Università di Urbino (4-12 weeks)

Location

Italy

Website

 

Contact

Daniela Niggemeier 
Daniela.Niggemeier@Dal.Ca

Nursing

Tanzania (6 weeks)

Location

Tanzania

Website

 

Contact

Megan Aston
megan.aston@dal.ca

The Gambia and Sierra Leone (6 weeks)

Location

Gambia and Sierra Leone

Website

 

Contact

Megan Aston
megan.aston@dal.ca

Russian (open to non-Russian majors)

Saint Petersburg State University

Spanish

Universidad Autonoma de Campeche

Universidad de Salamanca

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú