UTM Abroad Academic Experiences

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Travel to a location pertinent to your studies and deepen your learning through first-hand experience. Before, during, and after the international experience, UTM faculty will connect the course content back to the global experience. This is a unique international opportunity that will allow you to deepen your understanding of course material by travelling to a location related to the subject matter, while maintaining your normal semester structure.

What are the UTM Abroad Academic Experiences?

UTM Abroad Academic Experiences are UTM courses, academic internships or research opportunities offered through the regular academic calendar that offer you an opportunity to participate in an international experience with your professor as part of them. 

How do I find a UTM Abroad Acacemic Experience?

You can identify a UTM Abroad Academic Experience on the Academic Calendar by looking for the INTL designator added to the course title (next to the SSc/SC/HUM course designators). 

What types of academic experiences are available?

There are two formats available:

- INTL REQ: UTM Abroad Courses that require your participation in the international experience as the course content has been developed around the international component.

- INTL OPT: UTM Abroad Courses offer an international opportunity, but do not require student participation in them to take the course.

How do I enrol in a UTM Abroad Academic Experience?

You must apply to the UTM Abroad program first and participate in the selection process, should you be selected, we will enrol you in the corresponding course. It is your responsibility to ensure you meet the course prerequisites and remain enrolled in the course for the duration of the international component.

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