International Services for Staff and Faculty

UCalgary recognizes the need for staff and faculty to be prepared when travelling to ensure they have the necessary cross-cultural competencies to go abroad. 

Supporting your international goals

When your academic and research activities extend beyond Canada's borders, the International Relations Team provides the resources you need.

  • Learn about UCalgary’s current international agreements.
  • Seek assistance with hosting international visitors and delegations to UCalgary.
  • Research funding opportunities available to UCalgary faculty and staff.
  • Advise on various cross-cultural matters, including culturally appropriate gifts, forms or address and country –specific recommendations

Protocol Resources

  1. UCalgary Travel Briefing

    Planning on traveling internationally? Complete and submit this international travel and medical briefing form a minimum of three weeks prior to travel.

  2. Government of Canada

    Global Affairs Canada offers a detailed resource that provides country specific insights. 

  3. UCalgary International Regional Teams

    For questions in regards to country specific cultural protocols, please contact:


Travel and Safety Resources

Have an upcoming trip outside of Canada? Check out our resources below to make sure you have everything you need before you leave, and that you're taking the necessary safety precautions for the country you're going to. 

Travel advisories

Global Affairs Canada provides a comprehensive list of precautions to take when visiting specific countries. 

Global Affairs Canada

General travel tips

Checklists, reminders and more. 

UCalgary Travel Checklist

Travel risk management

Travel tips and news to prepare the UCalgary community for going abroad. 

UCalgary Risk Management

International Services for Staff and Faculty