In Canada We Tackle The World’s Biggest Problems

Join our world-renowned community of scholars at the University of British Columbia.


If you intend to pursue a Master’s or Doctoral degree or a Postdoctoral Fellowship, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is the place for you. UBC is the most international university in North America*. As a student you will be globally connected to a network of hundreds of universities and research institutions that have formal partnerships with UBC.

At UBC we value the expertise, enthusiasm, and diversity of thought that international graduate students bring to our university. Pre-arrival presentations, access to International Student Advisors, International Student Orientation, and an ongoing series of events are available to support your success. Our Graduate Pathways to Success program offers a wide range of professional and personal development workshops designed to complement the academic curriculum and mentorship experience and support the development of skills needed to thrive as professionals.

Once you arrive at UBC you can start exploring the world’s most fascinating questions with us. UBC is a global center for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world. We offer more than 300 graduate degrees programs in almost every academic discipline within 11 academic faculties at the Vancouver campus. Particular strengths of UBC are, for example, in advanced materials, brain health, culture & diversity, digital technologies, environment & sustainability, genomics, heart & lung, and HIV research. Our humanities, social sciences, and arts programs are impressive pillars in the research arena as well.

Every year, UBC attracts outstanding students from around the globe. Hear from them on why they chose the University of British Columbia in Canada. Join our over 10,000 graduate students and 850 Postdoctoral Fellows and discover how you can be a part of UBC’s global community.

* Times Higher Education’s “World’s Most International Universities 2017” ranking