Summer Research: National University of Singapore

A top 10 global university centered in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research, with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. NUS has 17 faculties and schools across three campuses. Students have participated in research programs in Engineering, Science, Pharmacology and Toxicology and, Cell and System Biology.


Credit equivalency: 5.0 credits at UofT = 40 credits

Pre-approved credit: CSB397Y0, PCL397Y0, HMB394Y0

Departmental approved pathways: Engineering placements not-for-credit (You do not pay U of T tuition)

Research projects: SERIUS Program (Engineering students), Summer UROPS/URAPS (Arts and Science) –updated shortly! 

Funding: Students applying to NUS for 12 weeks should also apply for Globalink Research Award. Successful GRA applicants will not be considered for the $3000 CIE funding and IE Award because the GRA amount is the greater of the two.

Housing: On-campus housing not guaranteed


Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science, Applied Science and Engineering

Program Type: Research

Accepting Applications: No

Application Deadline: December 3, 2019

Timeline: 18 May- 10 July, 2020 (engineering)

Country: Singapore

City: Singapore

Institution: University

Language of Study: English

Level of Study: Undergrad

Credit: Varies

Open to Programs at UofT: Applied Science and Engineering, Arts and Science (St. George), Arts and Science (UTM), Arts and Science (UTSC)

Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT

Program Fees: No fees

Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award OR Globalink Research Award

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum cGPA 2.5 and 2+ years of study completed