Applications for the 2018 Summer session will open in January, 2018. 


Welcome to the International Summer Program at thbe University of Toronto.  This program is for international visiting students who wish to complete one or more courses (max 2.0 full credit equivalents) in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto during the summer session and transfer the credit back to the degree they are pursuing at their home university.  Students must currently be enrolled in undergraduate programs at recognized degree granting institutions.

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.)

NOTE: If you are a student currently enrolled at university in North America, you will need to contact the Visiting Student program at the University of Toronto to find out about applying as a visiting student.Please refer to the Visiting Student Program website for more information. 



  • 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.