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At U of T, we are committed to global engagement. We infuse international and comparative perspectives throughout our teaching, research and service missions. Global engagement shapes our institutional ethos and touches our entire higher education enterprise.

The Need for Global Engagement

U of T’s international engagement is driven by the need to:

  • Attract top students and faculty to U of T
  • Grow the global impact of U of T’s research and scholarship
  • Develop global competencies and fluency for students in a globalized world
  • Access international funding opportunities

The Goals of Global Engagement

Through its international strategy, U of T strives to:

  • Increase U of T’s international presence and grow its activities
  • Broaden and deepen engagement with key partners and regions
  • Participate in global research collaborations and scholarship
  • Integrate global perspectives into learning and teaching

Highlights of U of T’s Global Engagement

U of T partners with institutions and governments from across the globe. Read more about U of T’s activities in the countries below.



U of T’s Global Partnerships

The University of Toronto has 297 active agreements with 204 institutions and organizations in 52 countries worldwide.

The areas covered in these agreements include:

  • Joint research activities
  • Participation in institutional seminars and academic meetings
  • Exchange of academic materials
  • Short-term academic programs
  • Student and faculty exchange

For more information on U of T’s partnerships, contact the Office of International Relations.


  • Torcuato Di Tella University


  • Australian National University
  • Griffith University
  • University of Melbourne
  • University of New South Wales
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Sydney
  • University of Western Australia
  • University of Wollongong


  • University of Vienna


  • International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research


  • University of West Indies, Cave Hill


  • Bahiana School of Medicine and Public Health (Bahiana)
  • Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superio (CAPES/MEC)
  • Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)
  • Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG)
  • Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
  • Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ)
  • Fundacao de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de Sao Paulo
  • Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada (IMPA)
  • Universidade de Brasilia (UnB)
  • Universidade Estadual de Campinas
  • Universidade Estadual Paulista
  • University of Pernambuco (UPE)
  • University of Sao Paulo


  • Acadia University
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education
  • Laval University
  • University of British Columbia


  • Universidad de Santiago de Chile
  • Universidad del Desarrollo
  • University of Chile


  • Beihang University
  • China Scholarship Council
  • Fudan University
  • Huawei Framework Agreement
  • Kangmei Pharmaceutical
  • National Library of China
  • Northwest University
  • Peking University
  • Shandong University
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Shanghai University
  • South China University of Technology
  • Tianjin University
  • Tongji Univeristy
  • Tsinghua University
  • University of Shanghai
  • Zhejiang University


  • University of Zagreb


  • Universidad de Ciencias Medicas de la Habana

Czech Republic

  • Charles University
  • Masaryk University


  • Copenhagen Business School
  • University of Copenhagen


  • American University in Cairo


  • University of Tartu


  • Addis Ababa University


  • Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsink
  • University of Helsinki


  • Centrale Supélec
  • Descartes University
  • Government of France
  • Heidelberg University
  • Lumiere University
  • Lyon 3 – Jean Moulin University
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Paris 2 (Pantheon-Assas University)
  • Sciences Po, Paris
  • Sorbonne Nouvelle University
  • Universite Paris Diderot
  • University of Nice Sophia Antipolis


  • Bonn-Cologne Graduate School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich
  • Goethe University
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Technical University Darmstadt
  • University of Bonn
  • University of Freiburg
  • University of Konstanz
  • University of Mannheim
  • University of Stuttgart
  • University of the Arts, Berlin
  • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Hong Kong

  • Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • University of Hong Kong


  • Central European University


  • Azim Premji Foundation
  • Catholic Health Association of India
  • Christ University
  • Computational Research Laboratories
  • Indian Institute of Science
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University
  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.


  • Institut Teknologi Bandung


  • National University of Ireland
  • University College, Dublin


  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Start Up Nation Central
  • Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
  • Tel Aviv University


  • Commercial University Luigi Bocconi
  • I.R.C.C.S. Burlo Gaorofolo di Trieste
  • Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati
  • Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
  • Univerity of Siena
  • Universita degli Studi di Torino
  • University of Pavia


  • University of the West Indies, Mona


  • Akita International University
  • Chiba Institute of Technology
  • Keio University
  • Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Kyoto University
  • Nagoya University
  • National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
  • National Institute for Materials Science
  • Osaka University
  • RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies
  • Rikkyo University
  • Waseda University
  • Yokohama National University


  • Embu University College


  • El Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP)
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico
  • Technical University of Monterrey
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • University of Guadalajara

The Netherlands

  • Delft University of Technology
  • Elevate BV
  • University of Amsterdam
  • Utrecht University

New Zealand

  • University of Auckland
  • University of Otago


  • University of Calabar


  • Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
  • University of Oslo


  • Aga Khan University


  • Warsaw University of Technology


  • Higher School of Economics, Moscow


  • Nanyang Technological Universit
  • National University of Singapore

South Africa

  • University of Western Cape

South Korea

  • Ewha Women’s University
  • KAIST College of Business
  • Kangbuk Samsung Medical Center
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • Korea University
  • Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
  • Seoul National University
  • Sookmyung Women’s University
  • Yonsei University


  • Autonomous University of Madrid
  • IE Business School/IE University
  • Pompeu Fabra University
  • University of Lleda
  • University of Salamanca

Sri Lanka

  • University of Colombo
  • University of Kelaniya


  • Karolinska Institute
  • Lund University
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Uppsala University


  • École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
  • ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)


  • National Taiwan University
  • National Tsing Hua University
  • Quanta Computer Inc.
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada


  • Sakoine University of Agriculture


  • Chulalongkorn University
  • King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

Trinidad and Tobago

  • University of the West Indies, St. Augustine


  • Bogazici University
  • Center for Strategic Research

United Kingdom

  • Cardiff University
  • King’s College, London
  • Lancaster University
  • Loughborough University
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • University College, London
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Exeter
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Kent
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of Manchester
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of St. Andrews
  • University of Sussex
  • University of Warwick

United States

  • American University in Washington D.C.
  • ASANTE Consortium
  • University of California, Berkeley


  • Corporción Andina de Fomento


  • Vietnam National University-Hanoi