International Capacity Development Programs and Projects

UAlberta International works in collaboration with faculties to create partnerships in training and education that share UAlberta’s expertise with partners abroad through the international Capacity Development Programs and Projects unit (ICDPP).

UAlberta has extensive national and international network of relationships at government, private sector, and civil society levels. ICDPP works within these networks to identify opportunities that will benefit faculties. 

With in-depth regional market knowledge and cultivated expertise in partnership management, logistics, recruitment and marketing, ICDPP will turn opportunities into concrete activities that benefit faculties, and UAlberta more broadly.

Within this context, the ICDPP unit can assist faculties in identifying revenue sources to support, enrich, and expand their international activities and enhance UAlberta’s international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and global engagement. 

Areas of focus

  • Degree-program related opportunities (for sponsored students, undergraduate articulation programs, coursed-based Master’s cohorts and PhD cohorts)
  • Small-scale non-degree programming
  • Large-scale international development and/or capacity building projects
  • Consulting for capacity building
  • Professional development for higher education, teaching and administration 

Past and current ICDPP Projects

  • A multitude of short courses delivered in Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, and Ecuador
  • Intergovernmental Forum on Mining Minerals, and the Metals and Sustainable Development Workshop in (Switzerland, 2016)
  • Clean Tech Forum at the Global Petroleum Show (Canada, 2015 and 2016)

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