Expand Your Horizons By Going Global

By Concordia University Modified on November 28, 2016

Gain a whole new perspective on the world - and yourself!


Your university years are a unique period in your life, a time dedicated to learning, exploration and discovery. The ultimate way to broaden your horizons: travel abroad. At Concordia University, you’ll have plenty of opportunities.

Go on exchange
Journalism student Meagan Boisse spent the winter 2016 term studying at the Danish School of Media and Journalism in Aarhus, Denmark, thanks to Concordia International. “One of the motivations behind my decision to study abroad was opening myself up to new, unfamiliar experiences,” she says.

Concordia’s more than 150 partner universities are located in 35 different countries. The Quebec government gives generous bursaries to fund students’ international studies, depending on the country.

Volunteer in Gulu
In one city in East Africa, there’s a well-established relationship with Concordia students. CEED Concordia lets students travel to Gulu, Uganda and partner with local youth to work on community development projects.

Do an internship
Many Concordia programs offer Co-op, the chance to complete paid internships during your degree. Anthropology major Andrew Fitzsimmons’ work term took him to Ilulissat Icefjord UNESCO World Heritage Site in Greenland.

Sign up for a school trip
Just one example: every year, the Liberal Arts College takes first-year students to New York City for a cultural trip that includes visits to the city’s great museums and an opera performance.

Get involved on campus
Concordia students regularly travel internationally to compete, through associations like Space Concordia and the John Molson Competition Committee.

Our community includes people from more than 150 countries. The whole world is in Montreal, and this incredible diversity will open your eyes – and your mind – so you’ll develop a more global view as part of your education.

Learn more about the experience of studying at Concordia University at concordia.ca/future-students.