Going on CIE means studying at one of our international partner institutions for one or two terms while earning credit towards your UBC degree.
Customized for Applied Science students, the CIE program is designed to integrate with your technical studies so that you don’t add to the length of your degree.
Studying abroad diversifies your resume and improves your cross-cultural fluency. Take advantage of generous funding opportunities and expand your horizons with this exceptional immersive learning experience.
Exchange: CIE Partners
Exchange: Go Global Partners
|Benefits||Pre-mapped courses at CIE partner schools||Flexible school choice (200+)||Summer program - doesn't conflict with classes||Summer program - doesn't conflict with classes||Coursework taught abroad by UBC Professors|
|Challenges||Set timing (usually year 3, semester 2)||Less courses pre-mapped||Some options are self-directed||Some options are more expensive||Shorter duration|
|Average Duration||12-15 weeks||12-15 weeks||4-15 weeks||4-8 weeks||1-2 weeks|
|Co-op?||Can be used as a Co-op term||No||No||No||No|
|Funding Available||$1000 Go Global Award||$1000 Go Global Award||$1000 Go Global Award||$1000 Go Global Award||$1000 Go Global Award|