Building Strong Partnerships

Fueling global discovery and innovation

Collaboration is the cornerstone of scientific discovery and education. We place high priority on partnerships based on a ‘best fit’ model that align with our strategic plan, are mutually beneficial, and advance our goals to catalyze transformation in Canada and the world.

Our partnership models include:

  • Teaching and research collaborations abroad and at home 

  • Exchange, research, and collaborative degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students 

  • International development through capacity-building and sharing expertise 

  • Training programs and short courses 

We welcome ideas and suggestions from external parties and University of Calgary community members for new projects and proposals. Working closely with our colleagues at University of Calgary International, we’ll help you develop your plan and see it fully realized.

Examples of our work


Mitacs Globalink Research Award

In partnership with the University of Calgary and Mitacs, students and postdoctoral scholars can access funding for international research placements at the University of Calgary and abroad.  

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Embedded classroom 'i@Home' teaching collaborations

Internationalization at home (i@Home) embedded classroom activities create dynamic, accessible learning experiences for faculty and students without requiring travel.Our faculty work with international partners to develop and deliver joint classroom projects and lectures to provide meaningful experiences for students.

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ABBY-Net

Researchers from Bavaria and Alberta collaborate on interdisciplinary research and student training programs in environment, engineering, and socio-economics to learn more about and facilitate energy systems transitions.

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Study Abroad opportunities

Offered in collaboration with the Study Abroad Office, Faculty of Science students can engage in exchange programs, research internships, and group study programs to enhance their studies. Programs range from 1-2 weeks to a full academic year.  

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