Welcome to the International Summer Program at the University of Toronto.  This program is for students who are currently registered in an undergraduate degree program outside of North America. 

As a Visiting Student in the International Summer Program, you can complete one or more courses (up to a maximum of 2.0 full course equivalents) in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto in order to transfer the credit back to your home university. 

In order to qualify for our program, you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at recognized degree granting institution. 


The International Summer Program: What is it?

The International Summer Program is hosted by the Visiting Student Program Office through Woodsworth College, one of the seven colleges that make up the Faculty of Arts & Science. Students will study at the historic St. George campus, in the heart of downtown Toronto.  (If you are interested in studying overseas during the summer, please see the UofT Summer Abroad website.)

If you are currently enrolled in a North American university, you should apply as a regular Visiting  Student. Please refer to the Visiting Student Program website for more information. 


What are the benefits of the program?

  • Experience Canada’s leading university - This is an exciting opportunity to be part of one of the top universities in Canada and earn credit towards a degree at your home university in only six weeks.  The University of Toronto has world-class facilities, including libraries, athletic centre, residence, and health services. 
  • Immersion with Canadian students – The University of Toronto has close to 11,000 students taking courses during the summer term.  You will be in classes with Canadian students and living with them in the residence, giving you lots of opportunity to learn about Canadian culture and practise your English (if it is not your first language). 
  • Wide variety of courses available – The University of Toronto has the largest summer program in Canada, with over 500 courses offered in 35 Arts and Science disciplines. 
  • Support and guidance – You will have access to support staff in the residence as well as academic and other counselling services. 
  • Vibrant city - You will have lots of time to experience Toronto, one of the most unique and diverse cities in the world.