Students registered in graduate degree programs at international universities may apply to come to UBC through
Go Global Student Exchange Program or Visiting International Research Student (VIRS) Program
UBC has a large international student exchange program, known as “Go Global”. Graduate students at any of our Go Global exchange partner universities can apply to come to UBC as an exchange student.
A Visiting International Research Student (VIRS) is an international student conducting research full-time at UBC, under the supervision of a UBC faculty member http://students.ubc.ca/about/go-global/coming-ubc-exchange/visiting-international-research-student .
Visit the Go Global website for more information.
Please note that an application fee of $500 (payable to UBC Asian Studies upon admittance to the program through Go Global), as well as an administration fee of $500 (payable to UBC Asian Studies upon arrival at UBC) per visiting student is payable to the Department of Asian Studies