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Study in Edmonton

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    Federal Building in Edmonton
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    Edmonton is a place to study.
  • Building of the Art Gallery of Alberta
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    Art Gallery of Alberta.
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    Christmas in Edmonton.
  • City Hall Building in Edmonton
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    City Hall.
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    Green City.
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    West Edmonton Mall.
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    Skyline of Edmonton.
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    Events in Edmonton.
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    Fort Edmonton Park.
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    Edmonton from above.
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    Green City.
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    There are activities for leisure time.
  • Modern Skyscraper
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    Modern Downtown.
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    Nature Side.
  • River Valley in Edmonton
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    River Valley Downtown.
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Students at Bielefeld University who are interested in a semester abroad can study at one of our four partner institutions. Which university depends on your course of study, the courses offered by the respective partner institution, and the yearly placement options.

The number of places is determined every year and published in January. If you meet the formal requirements, you can apply.

To get a better idea of the exchange opportunities and application requirements, you can find previous announcements further down on this page.

Do you have any questions? The International Office at your home university will be happy to help you.

The Fall Semester is running from the beginning of September to the middle of December.
The Winter Semester is running from the beginning of January to the middle of April. Please see the academic schedules for more detailed information:

University of Alberta

MacEwan University:

Concordia University of Edmonton

Northern Albertan Institute of Technology

The Universities in Edmonton

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The University of Alberta welcomes exchange students from around the world to its campus every year. Our formal exchange agreements allow students to take courses at the University of Alberta which can often be transferred back to their degrees at their home institutions. We invite you to visit our website to find more information about the opportunities that await you.

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Please find information on programs, dates and deadlines of MacEwan University here. Please see the information sheet for incoming exchange at MacEwan University (Dokument ”MacEwan Profile for Exchange Students 2018-19”) for application deadlines and contact the International Office of your home institution. 

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All courses at NAIT are taught in English. Courses taught at the Bachelor level include: Business Administration, Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Technology Management. Other available courses include: Open Studies.

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In the world of opportunities Concordia University of Edmonton would be thrilled to be considered as your university of choice to study abroad. We are an inclusive and diverse university with a strong sense of community and a big heart. We are highly regarded in Canada for excellence in teaching, in our services for students, and in our unique niche programs. Concordia University of Edmonton ensures that the needs of every student are addressed, and with an average class size of 30 students we have the ability to offer students a more personal learning experience. Our internationalization strategy includes learning that gives the student an experience beyond the mere acquisition of knowledge; it emphasizes constant dialogue and mentoring between student and faculty, nurturing an authentic quest for truth in all participants. You can take courses in Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Management and Faculty of Science with over 45 majors and minors. For full list of courses please see here.


Contact to apply and for further questions:

Please contact the International Office of your institution.



University of Alberta:

Trevor Buckle, trevor.buckle@ualberta.ca


MacEwan University:

Kimberley Howard, howardk2@macewan.ca


Northern Alberta Institute of Technology:

Naisa Bujold, naisab@nait.ca


Concordia University of Edmonton:

Amanda Thorson, amanda.thorson@concordia.ab.ca




Bielefeld University:

Despina Henke, international-partnerships@uni-bielefeld.de


Paderborn University:

Stefan Schwan, schwan@zv.uni-paderborn.de


Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences:

Judith Peltz, judith.peltz@fh-bielefeld.de


OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts:

James O'Reilly, james.oreilly@hs-owl.de