Learning Abroad

Study and work in another country while experiencing a foreign culture.

Learning Abroad

The International Projects and Mobility team engages with local, national, and international partners to facilitate international staff and student learning opportunities abroad.

Study abroad

UNOChapeco (International Internship Program)

Located in Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil, Unochapecó is maintained by the University Foundation for the Development of the Western Region (FUNDESTE). Different from other institutions, Unochapecó is recognized as a nonprofit university, which means that its main role is to contribute to social development through investments in education, production and access of knowledge, citizenship, culture and empowerment of the social agents.

NorQuest College maintains an institutional partnership with Unochapecó focused in the mobility of students, staff and faculty across all faculties. For students interested in pursuing paid work abroad opportunities in Brazil, UNOCHAPECO offers an international internship program. The program selects foreign students and pairs them with companies and institutions located in Chapecó City, for a minimum of a four-week practicum, and up to six months. Although preferred, participants do not have to speak Portuguese and placements are often paid.

Contact the International Projects and Mobility team for more information about this program.

FLACSO

Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and with programs across the country, FLACSO was founded as a UNESCO initiative. FLACSO Argentina was created with the primary objective of training experts in various fields of the social sciences to research issues that arose from the recovery of democracy in Latin America and contribute to the implementation of policies and programs aimed at the development of a more just and equitable society.

NorQuest College and FLACSO maintain an institutional partnership focused on advancing mobility across Argentina and Canada. Through its extensive program offerings, FLACSO provides NorQuest students with a broad range of short- and long-term study abroad opportunities. FLACSO offers four-week intensive programs, semester programs, and summer intensive programs.

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UMAP

UMAP currently comprises 35 countries/territories with over 570 member universities. NorQuest College, as a member institution, has access to a wide range of mobility opportunities to students and faculty.

NorQuest students can participate in short-term mobility programs through UMAP in various countries (Program C), as well as international summer schools.

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Work abroad

If you are interested in teaching, researching, or collaborating with colleagues in another country while experiencing and learning about another culture, the IPM team is here for you.

UNOChapeco

Located in Chapeco, Santa Catarina, Brazil, UNOChapeco is maintained by the University Foundation for the Development of the Western Region (FUNDESTE). Different from other institutions, Unochapecó is recognized as a nonprofit university, which means that its main role is to contribute to the social development through investments in education, production and access of knowledge, citizenship, culture and empowerment of the social agents.

NorQuest College maintains an institutional partnership with UNOChapeco focused in the mobility of students, staff and faculty across all faculties. For faculty and staff interested in pursuing short-term teaching assignments and/or research at Unochapecó, contact the International Projects and Mobility team for further information.

ELAP

The Faculty Mobility Program, Emerging Leaders of the Americas Program, aims to increase the number of institutional collaborations agreements between Canadian and non-Canadian. These agreements are created between colleges, technical or vocational institutions and universities in Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

The ELAP grant is a yearly program that usually opens late December, and closes for applications late March. Full-time NorQuest faculty interested in pursuing short-term opportunities to teach or conduct research in Latin America and the Caribbean is encouraged to apply.

If you need further information FLACSO and its offerings, contact the International Projects and Mobility team.

If you have an existing contact and would like to move forward with a project, feel free to contact our team and we may be able to support you with tools and funding mechanisms.

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