For the most up to date information on the University of Alberta’s response to COVID-19, please visit the university's COVID-19 Information page.
At this time, all travel and education abroad programs managed by University of Alberta International have been suspended until February 28, 2021. We are continuing to plan for future education abroad opportunities but the ability for students to participate will be dependent on the situation at the time of the program.
Exceptions for International Activities
The University of Alberta has developed a special authorization for students wishing to participate in education abroad activities.
Only the following students are permitted to partake in education abroad activities:
- International students and permanent residents of Canada who are back in their home country or plan to return to their home country and would like to participate in programming in their home country.
- Canadian citizens who since March 2020 elected to remain on their education abroad program and are seeking to participate in additional programs in their current host country.
Canadian citizens, currently in Canada and international students seeking to participate in a program outside their home country are not eligible for this authorization.
Students who are applying for the special authorization must comply with all program requirements, including but not limited to;
Students will need to submit their completed COVID 19 special authorization to participate form to firstname.lastname@example.org to begin the approval process.