Visiting and Short-term Programs

International Summer Program

The program combines professional development, interdisciplinary studies, and cross-cultural learning opportunities, with time for exploration, relaxation and fun!  Three weeks in one of Canada’s most energetic festival cities may inspire future study and career options!
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International Winter Program

The International Winter Program will provide students with the opportunity to experience campus life at one of Canada’s top universities.
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Visiting Student Certificate Program

The Visiting Student Certificate Program (VSCP) is a unique program enabling students to study at UAlberta for six to 12 months in regular academic courses while enhancing their English language skills.

The VSCP is for students whose first language is not English and who have an English Language Proficiency test score below 86 iBT (TOEFL) or 6.5 IELTS or who have not taken TOEFL or IELTS tests before.

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Visiting Students (Non-Exchange)

Students enrolled at other universities may be able to attend the University of Alberta for one term or one academic year as a visiting student. The purpose is usually to receive course credit that can be transferred back to their degree at their home institution.
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