2022 Program Details

A full overview of the June and July programs can be found here.

Please check out our June Program page for more information on the different courses we offer for June 4 – July 4, 2022.

Please check out our July Program page for more information on the different courses we offer for July 16 – August 16, 2022.

Participants

Typical participants are undergraduate students who have completed a minimum of two years of university studies prior to joining the program. Please note that students with fewer than two years of university studies may be considered if the home institution approves it. We also welcome graduate students to participate in the program. Participants must be proficient in English and have a strong academic background.

Program Size

Departments may set minimum and maximum enrollment limits for individual packages. The minimum enrollment is generally 20 students, though some packages may have higher minimums. Packages with low enrollment may be cancelled. Students will be informed if their first choice package is full or has been cancelled and will be given the option to choose another package. Students are advised to register as early as possible to get their first choice of package.

Program Dates

June Program dates: June 4 - July 4, 2022.

July Program dates: July 16 - August 16, 2022.

Each program is four weeks long.

Schedule

The following is a sample class and activity schedule for 2019. The actual schedule will differ by package.

2019 VSP Sample Schedule

A typical schedule includes:

  • 9:00-12:00 | Morning class
  • 12:00-13:30 | Lunch break
  • 13:30-16:30 | Afternoon class

Accommodation details can be found on the UBC Vancouver Summer Program website.

Program Fee

The Vancouver Summer Program package fee of $5450 CAD* is all-encompassing and includes tuition for your course package, accommodation, course materials, and medical insurance.

The fee also includes transport to and from the airport, a city tour of Vancouver, a welcome event, and a farewell lunch.

Other included activities differ according to your chosen course package. Some packages include socio-cultural activities, while other activities are partly subsidized or come at an additional cost. For example, students may be responsible for the cost of public transportation for all off-campus classes and field trips.

*2020 VSP Fee. Subject to change for VSP 2022 – fee to be confirmed by October 2021

Registration

The June 4 - July 4, 2022 program registration deadline is March 11, 2022.

The July 16 - August 16, 2021 program registration deadline is April 1, 2022.

Students must meet their institution’s requirements for studying abroad, be proficient in English, and have a strong academic background. Visit the UBC Vancouver Summer Program website for more details about registration procedures and other deadlines.