University of Calgary International

Strengthening intercultural competencies to forge meaningful international educational and research opportunities.

Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura, Vice-Provost International

We support our university in serving diverse local communities and embracing its role as a global intellectual hub where students and staff from 160 countries come to share ideas and grow together.

Dr. Janaka Ruwanpura

Vice-Provost International

Igniting internationalization

Our students, faculty and staff are involved in a wide range of international activities. Driven to become a global intellectual hub, University of Calgary equips students with global knowledge, forges strategic alliances and promotes diversity and innovation in education and research.


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Increase diversity

Increase diversity of our campus communities

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Cross-cultural competencies

Improve global and cross-cultural competencies within our campus communities

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Collaborations and partnerships

Enhance opportunities for international collaborations and partnerships in research and education

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International Development

Leverage our unique areas of expertise to engage in international development

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Study funding for study abroad

Our impact

Our mandate is to connect you to the world. Help prepare today students for the world of tomorrow and faculty and staff to engage in international research and learning that benefits local, national and international communities.

See how we're making a difference