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International Study Opportunities

Summer 2021

Note:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, international study opportunities are currently unavailable.

For information about potential financial support, please visit the Centre for International Experience website.

Students approved for a Practicum exchange outside of Canada are required to register with the Centre for International Experience (CIE).

International students require a Study Permit as well as a Co-op/Work Permit in order to attend Practicum I (SWK 4701) and/or Practicum II (SWK 4702). To obtain your Co-op/Work Permit, submit an application on the Government of Canada Immigration and Citizenship website.You will be required to submit a Letter of Confirmation from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, which you should have received with your acceptance package.

The University of Toronto Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work has partnered with the following social work programs to facilitate spring/summer semester practicum courses:

1. Hebrew University, Israel 

School of Social Work at Hebrew University

Fact Sheet on MSW Study Opportunity at Hebrew University, Israel.


2. University of Melbourne, Australia

School of Social Work at the University of Melbourne

Fact Sheet – Melbourne University – Year 2 Practicum Summer 2020.


 3. University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Social Work at University of Edinburgh

Fact Sheet – University of Scotland – Year 1 Practicum.



Where Practicum I is offered: The student completes Year 1 classes first. Practicum I (approximately 67 days) is completed in the following spring/summer semester.  The student will participate in the Practicum 2 interviewing/matching process for September remotely.

Where Practicum II is offered: The student completes Practicum II (approximately 75 days) in the spring/summer semester after all class work is completed. Convocation would therefore occur in November, following successful completion of Practicum II.