Course Description

The Calgary International Summer Program is a 4-week program for international students interested in visiting Canada during the summer season. Students will be immersed in the UCalgary campus environment while taking one Humanities course taught by the Faculty of Arts and an English training course taught by English language specialists from UCalgary Continuing Education. In this intensive program, students will improve their English language skills, gain international academic experience, learn Canadian culture first-hand and visit top destinations in and around Calgary. Courses will be graded and include a certificate of participation.

Please review our International Refunds and Transfers policy.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be confident learning in an English classroom at the undergraduate level
  • Must meet UCalgary Continuing Education's English language proficiency requirements
  • Must have taken minimum one year of degree program training in their chosen discipline
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9:00AM to 4:30PM
Jul 02, 2024 to Jul 26, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $4,150.00 or $500.00 deposit Click here to get more information
Section Notes


A communicative approach to learning English, including lectures, learning activities, thematic exercises, listening activities, pair/group work, and class discussions.
Students will learn how to communicate on a variety of topics using appropriate grammar and vocabulary, and employ language strategies to improve oral fluency,
comprehensibility, and listening comprehension

One Humanities course to choose from below
Note: In case of low enrolment, some of the courses below may not be available. If that happens, we will contact you to transfer to a different course or provide a full refund.

  • Geographies of Canada

Exploration of what it means to be Canadian in a global context. Examination of the historic, cultural, social, political, economic, and environmental factors that promote unity and inter-regional tensions.

  • Introduction to Indigenous Studies

A multi-disciplinary, theoretical and empirical overview of the situations, perspectives, and aspirations of selected Indigenous peoples with a focus on the Canadian context.

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