Global partnerships

UVic has active partnership agreements with over 200 post-secondary institutions located worldwide. These partnerships enable students, staff and faculty to collaborate internationally and travel abroad for study, co-op, service learning, professional development and research opportunities.

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Creating or renewing international agreements

Faculty and staff members may submit proposals for new international partnerships which may focus on students, staff, and faculty exchanges; student recruitment; co-operative education; double/dual degrees and other collaborations.

Proposals must use an approved form available from the and meet the following requirements:

  • Have documented support from a UVic department or school, as well as a faculty,
  • Align with the university's strategic and international plans, and
  • Ideally, involve units from across campus.

Completed proposals are submitted to the Education Abroad Committee (EAC) for approval, prior to signing by the office of the Vice-President Academic and Provost. EAC meets on a bi-monthly basis.

Global Engagement staff negotiate formal agreements upon EAC approval of a proposal, and monitor the effectiveness of all international agreements on behalf of UVic.

More information

Contact the , which maintains all international agreements on behalf of UVic.