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Abroad programs

You’ve read the benefits of going abroad, and now you’re wondering, what’s next?

Explore the different types of abroad opportunities and find the experience that’s right for you. Choose from an online or in-person program. Funding may be available. Review available opportunities and apply today!

To apply, please email your full name, student number and current program to [email protected].

Types of abroad programs

To help you navigate to the abroad program right for you, we have outlined the different abroad opportunities:

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Outbound mobility

Georgian students going abroad to study at a partner institution or gain international work experience

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Inbound mobility

Students studying at another institution abroad coming to study at Georgian

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Summer programs

Individuals outside of Canada aged 16 or older coming to Georgian for a summer program

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Staff and faculty mobility

Georgian faculty or employees going abroad to teach or work abroad at another institution

Outbound student exchange

Georgian students studying at a partner institution

Don’t miss an opportunity to spend one semester abroad on an exchange program at one of our partner schools across the world! Participating in an exchange program helps you to become competitive in your future career, enhance global competency skills and, of course, get international life, study and work* experience (*if applicable).

Academic credits received abroad will be transferred back to Georgian upon successful completion of the program.

To qualify for the exchange, you need to:

  • maintain full-time status with Georgian
  • be in good academic standing at Georgian
  • be eligible for international travels, if you choose an in-person experience
  • complete the learning agreement

Funding may be available!

Domestic students may be eligible for mobility funding. For more information, please email [email protected].

Available outbound opportunities

Georgian has partnerships with many universities and colleges across the globe. Students are encouraged to explore study abroad opportunities with our partners below:

Inbound student exchange

Students from other institutions studying at Georgian

Welcome to Georgian! We look forward to welcoming you on campus as a new exchange student.


Available inbound opportunities

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About this opportunity

Are you ready to Experience Georgian? We offer 130+ full-time programs, including diplomas, degrees, certificates and apprenticeships.

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Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP)Georgian College Chevron

About this opportunity

ELAP scholarships provide students from postsecondary institutions located in Latin America and the Caribbean with short-term exchange opportunities for study or research in Canadian postsecondary institutions, at the college, undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Summer programs

Learn a new skill over the summer

Georgian invites all interested students to apply for a summer abroad in Canada, or at one of our partner institutions.

Funding is available for qualified applicants. Please reach out to [email protected] if you are interested in this opportunity.


Available summer opportunities

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#ChangeTheNow: Global Leadership and Climate ActionGeorgian College Chevron

About this opportunity

This program is designed to develop your changemaking skills and help create change in the world to help address the climate emergency.

  • Location: Virtual
  • Duration: Five weeks
  • Dates: June 24 to July 29
  • Cost: $420 CAD (valid until the June 20 application deadline)

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Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre (HBEC): Further, FasterGeorgian College Chevron

About this opportunity

This business program is a perfect fit for anyone starting a business they want to take to the next level.

  • Location: Barrie, ON or virtual*
  • Duration: Three weeks
  • Dates: July 2 to 23
  • Cost: $2,580 CAD (valid until the June 20 application deadline)

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*Email [email protected] to inquire about virtual options.

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Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC)Georgian College Chevron

About this opportunity

Eight programs are available (seven in person and one virtual) from institutions in four different countries across three continents.

  • Location: Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany or South Korea (in person or virtual)
  • Duration: Varies by each opportunity
  • Dates: Varies by each opportunity
  • Cost: Varies by each opportunity

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Staff and faculty abroad

Georgian employees who are teaching or working abroad

At Georgian, we encourage faculty members and employees to go abroad to teach or work at another institution.

Faculty and staff selected for the 2022-2023 academic year Erasmus + mobility opportunity are:

Robert Cattle, Faculty, Program Coordinator, Business – Entrepreneurship and Mentor, Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre. Spring 2022. Status: approved/withdrawn

Kenta Shirakura, Co-op Consultant, Co-operative Education and Career Services. Spring 2022. Status: active/replacement

Maher Ghalayini, Acting Vice President, Academic. Fall 2022. Status: active


Available staff/faculty opportunities

Please check back soon!

Video resources

Watch a video recording of our international study abroad information session to learn more about the opportunities available to you.

Contact us

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Questions about abroad opportunities?

Georgian’s international team is here to help answer any questions you have about abroad opportunities. Please email [email protected].