Study Abroad in Canada at Vancouver Island University (VIU)

Studying at VIU in Canada

Study Abroad in Canada at Vancouver Island University (VIU)

Vancouver Island University is a very popular study destination among both Canadian and international students due to its wide range of study options, small class sizes and the fantastic location at Canada’s west coast.

Vancouver Island University (VIU) was founded in 1936 and is one of British Columbia’s most attractive universities in a fantastic location on Canada’s beautiful west coast. VIU provides the ideal study environment with individual support, dynamic exchanges between students and lecturers, as well as state-of-the-art equipment. The currently 18,000 students at Vancouver Island University also benefit from an eclectic as well as specialized course offer with small class sizes of 34 students maximum.

Various students clubs and service facilities such as the Writing and Math Centre support international students and allow for their full integration into VIU’s community. Vancouver Island University encourages students to explore their potential, discover more about their world, and excel in both life and learning.

Study at VIU: Semester Dates

Bachelor and Master programs at VIU follow a semester-structure. Students can start their Bachelor semester abroad at VIU or full Bachelor program either in January or September every year.

Start date for an MBA semester abroad is September only (alternatively, MBA courses can be completed during summer sessions). Students can start their MBA/MScIB program or the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management every January and September. VIU’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership, Master of Education in Special Education, as well as the new Master of Community Planning start every September.

English Language & Culture program intake dates are January, February, July, and August. The comprehensive communication classes at VIU start on various dates throughout the year. Intakes for the Academic Preparation program are January, May, and September.

Study Opportunities at VIU

Full Bachelor Program

Bachelor Semester Abroad

MBA Semester Abroad

Full MBA Program

Full Master  Program

Exploratory Studies

English Language Programs

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* Only applies to undergraduate study abroad studentsfor students from our partner institutions coming to Vancouver Island University for 1-2 semesters. Is applied in CAD (984 CAD equal 649€, November 2018)