Global Experiences

We have never been more connected than we are today. In today’s diverse and global economy, developing the ability to understand global issues, different perspectives and worldviews, and applying our knowledge, skills, values and attitudes towards creating a more inclusive and sustainable environment is a necessary skill. Discover how we can support your development of global competencies through participating in opportunities at home and abroad.

Explore our Stories From Abroad

Read stories from past and present McMaster students who have lived, studied and worked abroad.

Stories From Abroad


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Showcasing McMaster’s commitment to global learning and engagement

This November, McMaster’s commitment to making a global impact, as outlined in the Model for Global Engagement, is on the minds of students, staff and...

Students at Exchange Fair.

International Education Week

International Education Week Event

Broaden your global perspective during International Education Week For International Education Week, let’s think globally and reflect on how international...

Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Fostering global entrepreneurship at McMaster

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a collection of activities, competitions and events aimed at making it easier for anyone, anywhere...

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McMaster Exchange Program update for Fall 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, McMaster has decided to cancel all Fall 2021 outbound in-person exchange programs. This...


Get started by viewing our general exchange information session and other webinars.

All students interested in studying abroad must view the General Information Session recording before they apply. Also, check out the other recordings provided by our international partners for more information. The general session is updated each year in early October.

Learn about country-specific opportunities and get guidance. (Access via OSCARplus > Taking It Global)

Receive regularly updated country and city guides exploring cultural insights in social and professional environments. (Access via OSCARplus > Taking It Global)

Do you have questions about applying for exchange? Join the MS Teams community for prospective outbound exchange students in the 2022–2023 academic year. Connect with global opportunities staff and students going through the application process.