International Sustainable Development

Simon Fraser University has more than 30 years of experience in developing and deepening relationships with international communities and stakeholders at home and abroad. SFU International mobilizes SFU’s research and expertise to support global development and sustainability initiatives. As part of our services, we:

  • Develop partnerships and liaise with funders, government, NGO’s, private sector and community partners;
  • Disseminate information through listservs, website and other media as appropriate;
  • Provide advisory services to support faculty-driven project conceptualization, proposal writing, project management and identification of funding opportunities;
  • Coordinate and engage faculty with interests in international sustainable development;
  • Contribute to the development of strategic areas in which SFU has considerable expertise and experience; and
  • Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration across disciplines through faculty involvement in international sustainable development.

You can search for international development project opportunities in SFU's Office of Research Services Funding Opportunities Database by selecting "international development" as the topic. To learn more about specific funding opportunities, please contact

Get in touch with us

For more information on the services we provide or the possibilities of partnership, please email us at