The International Centre is the University of Manitoba’s hub for all things global. Whether you’re a student looking to explore, a faculty member looking for international partners or a researcher hoping to work with us, we’re here to support you.
Service update: If you would like to book an appointment to with one of our International Student Advisors (ISA) , please call our front desk at 204-474-8501, and our receptionist would be happy to let you know the current availability of appointments with an ISA. Please call our front desk for drop-in availability. Drop-in appointments are limited, and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
For all students
Study with us as an exchange student
If you're a student at a partner university, you can apply to spend one or two semesters with us, while earning credits toward your degree.
The International Centre provides some supports to students going abroad with Mitacs, and to Globalink Research Interns coming to the University of Manitoba.
For faculty and staff
Contact the Research and International Agreements Team for support with international agreements, international funding opportunities, proposal development, and delegation visits.
Whether you’re planning to travel, supporting someone who is, or want to work more closely with others around the world, we’re here to help.
International partnerships and agreement development
With over 500 active research, funding and education partnerships around the world, we’re experts in helping you identify potential partner institutions and develop, negotiate and renew agreements with them.
International mobility, development, and collaboration funding opportunities
The Research and International Agreements team provides information on international funding opportunities and supports international funding proposal development for faculty and staff.
Information sessions and events
We host several information sessions each term on topics related to international funding opportunities, international development funders and agreement development.
GERMAN RESEARCH FOUNDATION UPCOMING EVENTS
Funding Information Session for North American-German collaborative projects on September 1, 2022 (11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. EDT).
For Details: information session on funding opportunities
Networking Research Event: Connecting researchers at German Universities of Applied Sciences and researchers from Canada on October 18, 2022 (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) EDT
Please sign up by 31 August to virtually meet researchers at German universities of Applied Sciences and researchers from Canada and the USA and present your own research focus or a project idea.
The following themed spaces will be offered:
• Transformation of the Energy Sector in the Wake of Climate Change
• Health Care and Social Medicine throughout the Life Course
• Secure Digitalisation of Industrial Engineering
• Smart Cities
• Innovative Materials – from Synthesis to Application
Both events are part of the DFG initiative “Networking Research – German Universities of Applied Sciences and Researchers Worldwide“ (UDIF-HAW). More details.
Delegation and visiting student researcher support
If you’re hosting a diplomatic or research delegation, or coordinating a visiting student researcher or intern, we can assist with the logistics.
Travel safety services
We provide support for international mobility for faculty, staff and students, including travel risk advice, a travel registry, training, and access to International SOS, which provides free, 24-7 medical and travel security assistance.
Exploring barriers to participation in international experiences
Read our 2021 study and recommendations: Exploring Barriers And Bridges to UM Participation in International Opportunities