International agreements and sponsorships

Waterloo's collaborative approach to internationalization has been formalized in numerous agreements with institutions in many countries. 

Formalized graduate studies partnerships

International Sponsorship Programs

If you are applying for graduate studies under one of these formal agreements, please review Waterloo's sponsorship requirements which are an important part of your application process. 

Country International Sponsorship Program
International Sponsorship Programs
Arab Citizen (must hold no other passport) Al Ghurair STEM Scholars
Brazil Government of Brazil
Chile CONICYT
China China Scholarship Council
Colombia COLCIENCIAS
Ecuador Senescyt
Egypt Cultural and Educational Affairs, Egypt (Doctoral)
Iraq Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Iraq (Doctoral)
Mexico CONACYT
Mitacs: Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Turkey, Vietnam Mitacs Globalink Graduate Fellowship
Paraguay BECAL
Peru Pronabec
Saudi Arabia Government of Saudi Arabia
Uruguay ANII
Vietnam Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) (Doctoral)

Joint or dual degree program agreements

Country Agreement information
All Dual PhD degrees (Cotutelle)
China Visit the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) for more information on the Soochow University, Nanotechnology (Doctoral) agreement.
Germany Visit the department of Germanic & Slavic Studies for more information on the Joint MA in Intercultural German Studies (IcGS), a Waterloo-Mannheim joint graduate program.
United Kingdom Visit the Balsillie School of International Affairs for more information on the UW-Warwick double degree program.

Joint academic programs

Internationalize your degree! With a joint academic program you complete the first portion of your studies at your home institution and the second portion at Waterloo. Visit Waterloo International to learn more about our joint academic programs.