The University of British Columbia – UBC
The University of British Columbia is located in Vancouver, Canada and currently has approximately 61,000 students at its two campuses – one in Vancouver and one in the Okanagan Valley.
|Number of Students||66,700|
|Type of Agreement||University partnership|
|Who can apply?||Bachelor students in the 3rd semester or higher
|Type of Stay||Studies or Research|
|Length of Stay||One or two semesters|
|Time of Stay||Winter semester|
|Number of Exchange Placements||One to two|
Term 1: September to December
Faculties and Institutes:
|Course Offerings||Course Schedule|
|Language Courses||The university offers language courses during the academic semester.|
|Application Requirements||Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better, which roughly corresponds to an average grade of 2.0 in the German system.|
When applying for the program at RWTH, language skills of at least level B1 have to be attested by language certificates or Abitur certificate. This corresponds to five years of English language classes at school if you have completed your Abitur after 12th grade, or six years of English with an Abitur after 13th grade.
Upon nomination by RWTH: Please provide evidence of having passed an official English Language test such as IELTS or TOEFL. Further information on accepted tests and minimum scores is available at Accepted Tests and Requirements. Please note that higher requirements may apply to Master’s students.
|Submit application on the||International Office application portal|
|Application Deadline in the International Office||
You can find further information on the application portal website.
|Tuition Fees||Tuition fees waived|
|Cost||Estimated total cost: 6000 to 8000 Canadian dollars per semester.|
Further funding tips from the partner university
|Accommodations||There is a limited number of dormitory places reserved for exchange students. Due to high demand, on-campus housing cannot be guaranteed. Students should therefore inform themselves about the various accommodation options. The cost of accommodation is approximately 3000 to 3500 Canadian dollars.|
Students are automatically insured for the duration of their stay abroad at UBC. The cost for health insurance is approximately 325 Canadian dollars per semester.
|Experience Reports||Testimonials (de)|