Visiting from a study abroad partner

UVic has study abroad partnerships with schools in Denmark, Germany and Norway, enabling students from these institutions to visit and attend classes at UVic for one or two school terms (four or eight months).

To qualify for this program, you must:

  • have completed at least one year of full-time study at a recognized university
  • be currently enrolled at one of UVic's study abroad partner institutions
  • be nominated by your home institution as a study abroad applicant
  • meet UVic's English language proficiency requirements

If you do not meet these qualifications, you may be able to apply to UVic as an exchange student or as a study abroad student with a letter of permission.

Partner institutions

UVic currently has study abroad partnerships with the following schools and agencies:

How to apply

Work with your post-secondary institution or a partner agency to apply to UVic as a study abroad student. They'll help you through all the steps of the application process.

1. Complete an online application

Submit your application to UVic through the EducationPlannerBC application service. When you are asked to select a program, choose "I am applying through the Study Abroad program".

Go to EducationPlannerBC

2. Submit supplemental application information

In addition to the online application, you must submit the following information to no later than April 30:

  • an official record of completed courses and grades from your home university, including a list of in-progress courses
  • confirmation of English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • a proposed study plan indicating the courses you would like to take at UVic.
    • Email to request the study-plan template and a list of recommended undergraduate courses for short-term international students.

Your application will not be processed until this information is received.

Registering for courses

Your Proposed Study Plan identifies the courses that you want to take while visiting UVic. However, you will still need to register online for your courses after your application has been accepted.

  • You will receive an email from UVic's Office of the Registrar that will tell you when to register online for courses.
  • Prepare in advance by reviewing the tutorials and videos at

Preparing for life in Canada

Once you've made arrangements to study at UVic, it's time to plan your travels. Learn about living in Canada.

More information

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