Summer Research Exchange: National University of Singapore (NUS)

A top 10 global university centered in Asia, theĀ 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 Science, Pharmacology and Toxicology and, Cell and System Biology.

Credit equivalency: 40 credits = 5.0 credits at UofT. Students will complete 8 local credits (1.0 FCE UofT). Engineering students are not eligible for transfer credits. Students approved for CSB397Y0, PCL397Y0, or HMB394Y0 will receive a UofT credit.

Pre-approved credit: CSB397Y0, PCL397Y0, HMB394Y

Research projects: SERIUS (Engineering students); Summer UROPS/URAPS (UTSG, UTM, and UTSC students)

Participating Departments for UROPS

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

Learn more about the Summer Research Exchange Program.


Country(ies): Singapore
City: Singapore
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: 8-12 weeks depending on the program
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Varies

Deadlines: Summer Deadline: December 4, 2023


Language of Study: English
Level of Study: Undergrad
Subjects Available at Host: Arts and Science, Applied Science and Engineering
Program Type: Research
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fees
Funding: $3000 + Possibility of IE Award OR Globalink Research Award


Schools/Faculties: Applied Science and Engineering Arts and Science (St. George) Arts and Science (UTM) Arts and Science (UTSC)
Requirements: Minimum cGPA 2.5 and 2+ years of study completed/UofT course requirements