University of Alberta

The University of Alberta is one of Canada's top universities and among the world's leading public research-intensive universities, with a reputation for excellence across the humanities, sciences, creative arts, business, engineering, and health sciences.

It was out of my comfort zone to go on my own outside of Europe for the first time, but that was one of my main reasons to go on exchange.
a WUR exchange student

General information

Academic calendar Fall Term (September-December), Winter Term (January-April)
Language of instruction English
Areas of agreement Faculty of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences
Restrictions Additional requirement for non EU universities: GPA 7.0 or higher.
Credit conversion Undergraduate (Bachelor) students: 1 Alberta credit converts to 2 ECTS. Graduate (Master) students: 1 Alberta credit converts to 3 ECTS.

Overview of partners and agreement

Further information