YorkU Summer Abroad

Our 2020 study abroad program has been suspended due to COVID-19. If you were enrolled in one of our study abroad courses and have not yet received information about course reimbursements, please contact us at srafiq@yorku.ca. We look forward to travelling with you in 2021.

YorkU Summer Abroad courses are offered in the summer with a combined format of one to three weeks of class instruction at the York campus, and up to four weeks abroad with your classmates and York professor in another country!  In Summer 2020 we will have five YorkU Summer Abroad courses, taught by York professors in the countries below;


The cost of a YorkU Abroad course is divided into three distinct areas:

  1. Program Fee (accommodation and excursions/field activities);
  2. Tuition (paid directly to York University as per other courses);
  3. Flight.

Funding of up to $1,000 is available from the Faculty of LA&PS in the form of a LA&PS Mobility award, which you could put towards the program fee for the YorkU Summer Abroad course.  Funding of up to $500 is also available from York International, as well as other sources.  Please review our Funding page for more information.

Applications are now open for each of these programs, using the images above please visit the individual page for each course to apply.

The application deadline is February 14, 2020.

Saba Rafiq, Manager, International Student Success & Engagement