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Summer Programs

On November 18th the Provost and Vice-President, Academic announced that due to the Government of Canada's lifting of the world-wide "avoid non-essential travel" advisory, external link, effective immediately, the University is pleased to resume travel support for outbound student activities for fully vaccinated individuals. Read the full University-Sanctioned International Activity Update online. 

External Summer Programs

Many of our partner institutions around the world offer short-term summer programs in a range of subject areas and disciplines. 

Summer programs are generally regarded as 'short-term' programs that are distinct from exchanges. This means you pay tuition and/or program fees directly to the host institution.

How to Apply:

Program requirements and application procedures vary by institution. Please visit the program websites, listed below, for further information regarding application guidelines.

Ryerson International does not play a role in the application process for the international summer programs.

Recieving Credit: 

Some partners may be offering in-person summer programs. At time time, Ryerson has suspended all university-related, in-person activity for Summer 2021 (until August 31).  Students who participate in an in-person program this summer will not be able to recieve Transfer Credits through the Letter of Permission (LOP), opens in new window process.  


Students must pay program fees directly to the host university organizing the summer course/program. Some of the institutions listed below offer a discounted program fee to students who are from universities with whom they have an existing student exchange agreement with. You should check with the university directly to see if Ryerson is a partner and if you are able to access a discounted rate.

Please review our Work Abroad page if you are interested in more global learning intership, placement and co-op opportunities.