Office of International Relations

Partnering with the world

Dalhousie is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities. Located on Canada’s East Coast, the university blends world-class academic programs with breakthrough thinking and leading-edge research.

Internationalization is a key priority for Dalhousie University. In collaboration with Dalhousie academic and administrative units, the Office of International Relations:

  • Provides leadership to the university in the development and deployment of Dalhousie's International Strategy
  • Supports the development of over 300 partnership agreements with universities from nearly 70 countries, which are available to explore on our searchable database 
  • Develops protocols and coordinates international institutional delegation visits to Dalhousie
  • Develops protocols and coordinates Dalhousie delegation visits abroad
  • Identifies and communicates opportunities for international collaboration
  • Facilitates institutional relationships
  • Develops criteria and reviews processes for international agreements

World Rank 279                              World Rank 251-300



International highlights

Go Beyond Borders - new student bursary for study abroad!

Through funding from the Provost & Vice-President Academic, the Office of International Relations has established a new student bursary. The Go Beyond Borders bursary ($1500) will be available as of January 2018. To apply, students will continue to submit the funding application available on the International Centre website. Applications will be reviewed and bursaries will be awarded on a monthly basis.

ELIGIBILITY: Go Beyond Borders

To be eligible for the Go Beyond Borders bursary students must:

  • Be Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Demonstrate financial need (e.g. have a student loan)
  • Be participating in a short-term, for-credit international study programs (e.g. international field course, short-term summer program)
  • Return to Dalhousie for full-time studies after study abroad (either continuing a term in progress or starting a new term when the study abroad program takes place between terms)
  • Not have received this bursary in the past (students are eligible to receive this funding once)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who self-identify as a member of a historically underrepresented population
  • Priority will be given to students enrolled in direct-entry undergraduate programs, however, a proportion of funds can support graduate student mobility