UBC Okanagan is a young and distinctive learning community earning international recognition for excellence in teaching and research.

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic provides direction, advice and support for international partnership building for teaching and learning opportunities. With a vast network of international partners and collaborators, UBC students and faculty can participate in unique, interesting and impactful projects around the world.

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Global Partnerships

Get guidance to develop new international partnerships or grow existing collaborations.

Faculty Resources

Find resources and information to support your international collaborations and projects.

Funding Opportunities

Learn more about the funding available to support your next international project.

International Engagement at UBC Okanagan

Diversity makes us stronger. Campus leaders share UBC Okanagan’s international vision and opportunities as part of the most international university in North America.

About the International Office

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Visiting UBC Okanagan? Find helpful information for international visitors.

Global Impact

UBC Okanagan’s worldwide partnerships and networks enrich the academic and research experience at our campus and support global citizenship to advance UBC’s mission to support a sustainable and just society.

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Featured Story

UDS and UBC Okanagan sign MoU to renew relationship

The University for Development Studies (UDS) and the University of British Colombia, Okanagan signed a memorandum of understanding in March 2023, to renew their long-existing relationship.. . . read more

international stories and success


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Research spotlight

Telling Stories: The Humanities in an Age of Planetary Agenda-Setting

This project explores how humanities scholars at Exeter and UBC can engage critically with the opportunities and challenges these agendas pose for our disciplinary expertise, methodologies and perspectives. . . . . learn more

key partnerships and global programs