University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Country: Canada
City: Edmonton
Length of Study: 1 or 2 semesters
Language of Instruction: English
About: University of Alberta's main campus is located in the centre of Edmonton, just minutes from downtown and surrounded by the beautiful river valley. With a major transit station on campus, there is easy access to the city’s many attractions. Our main campus is home to more than 133 buildings over 50 city blocks, facilitating innovative research, world-renowned discoveries, and a vibrant and inspiring campus community.

*CANADA DEADLINES: University of Alberta has only ONE deadline which is the Spring deadline. 

Useful Information:


  • The University of Alberta has 9 student residences and offers assistance to those wishing to live off-campus.


  • Credit load: Full-time academic study at the University of Alberta is 3-5 courses per semester. Courses are generally 3 credits each. 3 credit courses are offered 3 hours/week over a 13 week term = 39 contact hours. The University of Alberta uses a 4 point grading scale.

Special Conditions:

  • Students can only apply for exchange to the Faculty of Engineering once they have completed two years of university level courses specifically in an Engineering program.
  • Applications will not be considered until all of the grades from the nominee's second year of study have been finalised and a transcript submitted.