International Students

Graduate Studies in Education offers an array of options and opportunities for international students wanting to gain valuable academic and cultural insight, knowledge and skills for success in the evolving, global community. Visit our Degrees & Diplomas.

SFU has a highly diverse community, with both faculty and graduate students from around the world. International students comprise 20–25% of the graduate student population as a whole and 40–60% in science and technology areas.

The largest numbers of our graduate students come to SFU from China, Iran, the United States, India and Germany, but we have students from over 100 countries. (Want to know more? See our engagement map)

Choose a Program and Apply

Explore the various Areas of Study and/or Degrees and Diplomas that are offered and choose the program that is right for you!

Read through the instructions and deadlines for applying to your specific program. The application process is the same for domestic and international students.

International applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to ensure adequate time to obtain study permits and make travel arrangements. In some countries, it can take months to obtain a study permit, especially if a medical exam is required.

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