Study Abroad

Study Abroad with Modern Languages and Cultural Studies

DUE TO COVID-19, OUR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS ARE NOW SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

General Information

As a student involved in MLCS major language route you are required to earn at least 6 credits in an experience abroad or in a language immersion within Canada (international component). You are required to use the language abroad on a senior level (means 200 level and up).

What can be such component?

  • Classic exchange to another university
  • English courses in other countries
  • Internship abroad
  • E3-program

 


What do I want?

In which language do I want to immerse myself?
French
What is my current language level?
100 (beginner, little/no previous background in foreign language - A1/2)
For how long do I want to go abroad?
Only a couple of weeks
What do I want to do abroad?
Study & earn credits for my current degree - should fit my degree easily
In which language do I want to immerse myself?
German
What is my current language level?
200 (intermediate - B1)
For how long do I want to go abroad?
A whole semester
What do I want to do abroad?
Study but the credits are not that important - experience the real life of a German/French/Spanish etc. student!
In which language do I want to immerse myself?
Spanish
What is my current language level?
300 and higher (advanced - B2/C1)
For how long do I want to go abroad?
Longer than a semester
What do I want to do abroad?
Learn the language
In which language do I want to immerse myself?
Other languages
What do I want to do abroad?
Work
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Exchange, Intership and Summer programs

 

Exchange Summer program Intership
Goal Live the life of a
student abroad! Take
academic courses at a
university abroad and
transfer credits to your
degree in Canada (talk to
an advisor beforehand
to see which courses
you have to take).
Improve your language
skills by taking intensive
language courses and/or
subject classes.
Achieve professional growth
and competitive advantage
in the global workforce by
completing an internship
abroad.
Duration You can go one term (4 - 6 months) as well as for an entire year (10-12 months). Short programs between
2 weeks and 2 months.
Decide for yourself how long you want to go abroad between two months and one year.
When Fall or Winter term In summer Any time
Required
language level
Varies on program but most require a decent knowledge beforehand Any language level
welcome (mostly)
Some

Can't decide? Combine all in one!

Special program: e3

  • language study
  • international internship
  • academic coursework

If not explicitly stated the program is both for undergraduate and graduade students.

Funding opportunities

Students are encouraged to apply for funding through the Education Abroad Office in Hub Mall.
Further information can be found at: University International > Go Abroad > Get Funding
Students receive on average between $1,200-$1,800 in funding.
Over 70% of students who apply get funding.