The University of Alberta is a research-intensive post-secondary institution located in western Canada. It consistently ranks among the top 3-5 schools nation-wide as well as the top 100 in the world (QS World Ranking). 40,000 students attend the University of Alberta, 7000 of which are graduate students. We maintain 170 graduate programs, 400 research laboratories, and our faculty members receive approximately $500 million in external research funding.
University of Alberta International provides full support for participants before, during and after their placement. A formal orientation, professional development seminars, academic networking opportunities, and a poster symposium are offered to program participants, as well as opportunities to participate in weekly social events, cultural activities, and trips to the Canadian Rocky Mountains.