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Brock University

St. Catharines Canada

Brock University is a public research institution located in St. Catharines, ON. It is the only university in Canada that is located in a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, located at the centre of Canada’s Niagara peninsula on the Niagara escarpment. The University bears the name of Major General Sir Isaac Brock, who was responsible for defending Upper Canada against the United States during the War of 1812.
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharines ON, L2S 3A1

◆UMAP Contact Person

Mr. Dan Portanova
Brock International Services

◆Regular Academic Calendar

·First Semester
From: September 2018
To: December 2018
·Second Semester
From: January 2019
To: April 2019

◆Semester Load in Credits/Units

·Minimum 1.5 Brock Credits (18 ECTS)
·Maximum 2.5 Brock Credits (30 ECTS)

◆General Timetable and Requirements for Graduation

·Total Number of Credits Needed for Graduation

20.0 Brock Credits

·Number of Years Typically Needed to Complete Undergraduate Program


◆List of Study Programs that are open for International Exchanges

Students are able to take courses from any of our academic departments, providing they have the necessary academic background to ensure their success. All academic courses are taught in English, with the exception of some foreign language classes. Please note, the following programs/courses have restrictions for visiting students: Postgraduate Teacher Education (EDUC 8P**), GAME Program, Upper level Accounting (level 3 and 4), internship/placement courses and Co-op

◆Exchange- Related Information

·Exchange Duration
1 semester or full academic year
·Language Proficiency Requirements
·Instruction Facilities and Other Supports
Brock International Services offers specific academic and language skill workshops to ensure international student success. These workshops are free for students and are available throughout the academic year.

Home stay:

Off Campus Assistance:

·Medical Insurance
All students are required to purchase the University Health Insurance Plan (UHIP) through Brock. The 2018-19 fees are $208 for 4-months of coverage and the plan covers basic medical care and emergency medical services. For an additional fee, students are also able to opt into a secondary health insurance plan which would cover prescriptions and dental.
·Visa Process
Students studying at Brock for more than 6-months must obtain a study permit. Those studying for less than 6-months are not required to obtain a study permit, though they can still apply for one if they wish. In addition to a study permit, citizens of certain countries may also require a temporary resident visa (TRV). To find out which documents a student may need, please refer to the CIC website:

Application Submission Deadline: 15 October, 2018 - for Winter semester exchanges (January - April 2019)