University of Calgary / カルガリー大学

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Number of students 3 (including number of student spots slid from AY2021 : 0)*Updated September 10, 2021
Eligibility Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program 
Period of study September - April
Location MSC 275 - 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
University profile The University of Calgary offers students a high-quality educational experience that prepares them for success in life. UCalgary is a publicly funded research-intensive university founded in 1966, with 14 faculties offering more than 250 academic programs, and more than 50 research institutes and centres. In 2018, UCalgary was ranked as one of the top universities in North America by the Times Higher Education Golden Age University Rankings. As one of Canada’s most comprehensive research universities, UCalgary combines the best of university tradition with the city of Calgary’s vibrant energy and diversity. Our main campus occupies a beautiful setting with a view of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, and covers more than 200 hectares — an area larger than Calgary’s entire downtown.

We’re located in Calgary, one of Canada's safest and most welcoming cities. One-third of our population are international immigrants, and this diversity has given Calgary a rich cultural landscape. Consistently ranked in the top ten "Best Places to Live" around the globe, Calgary offers world-class career and lifestyle opportunities, recreational settings and amenities. In Calgary, students will find the most extensive city pathway system in North America (1000 km of walking and biking paths), more sun than any other city in Canada (over 333 sunny days per year), and one of the most-used public libraries on the continent (five floors of books, computers, artwork, meeting rooms, performance halls, active learning studios, and more!). 
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Art History, Canadian Studies, Communications, Dance, Development Studies, Drama, Economics, Film Studies, Foreign Languages, Geography, Greek & Roman Studies, History, International Indigenous Studies, International Relations, Latin American Studies, Law & Society, Linguistics, Literature, Museum & Heritage Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Urban Studies, Women’s Studies, Actuarial Science, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Environmental Science, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology. Limited courses available in Business and Engineering. See https://www.ucalgary.ca/international/study-abroad/incoming-exchange/courses for details.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Education, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine and the MBA program through the Haskayne School of Business. See https://www.ucalgary.ca/international/study-abroad/incoming-exchange/courses/restrictions for additional information on course restrictions.
Graduate programs open to exchange students Most programs listed as open to undergraduate students are also open at the graduate level. However, graduate exchanges are arranged on a case-by-case basis.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Education, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine and the MBA program through the Haskayne School of Business.
Minimum GPA (UG) 2.7
Minimum GPA (G) 3.0
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) ・TOEFL iBT 86 or IELTS 6.5
・Faculty of Law: TOEFL iBT 100 or IELTS 7.0
Minimum language proficiency (G) TOEFL iBT 86 with no section less than 20, or IELTS 6.5 with no section less than 6.0
However, some graduate programs require higher language scores in order to approve students to attend their courses. 
Academic calendar FALL SEMESTER:
   September - December

 WINTER SEMESTER:
  January - April
Important university website for exchange students Incoming Exchange Student website (for all information about application, courses, costs, etc.): https://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/incoming-exchange
Scholarship information N/A
Dormitory information There are a variety of on-campus housing options available. See https://www.ucalgary.ca/residence for details. On-campus housing is not guaranteed, so exchange students are encouraged to apply online early.