Virtual Learning Opportunities

York University students can participate and gain credit in the following courses through a Letter of Permission (LOP). Please note: applications for a Letter of Permission, should be sent at least six weeks prior to the first day of enrollment.

Virtual Learning Programs - Fall/Winter 2020-21

Programs in Asia

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Spring Semester Exchange

Program Dates: March to July 2021

Deadline to apply: October 31, 2020

The program is conducted for a minimum duration of one semester up to a maximum of one academic year (12 months). It involve credit bearing courses with lectures and tutorials. Students can choose from a wide range of courses which offered by 18 faculties in Universiti Malaya.To access the list of available modules offered to mobility students, Click here.

Mobility students are allowed to register modules with a minimum of 6 credits up to a maximum of 20 credits per semester.

It focuses on the fundamental of multidisciplinary whereby students can study courses from a maximum of 3 different faculties which covers Sciences, Arts & Social Science, Business, Language, Engineering, Computer Science, etcetera.

Visit the website and read the application guide for more details.

Yonsei University, Korea

In the 2020-2021 Winter Abroad at Yonsei, Yonsei University offers a 5-week winter program at our Sinchon campus for international students who would like to enjoy the winter in Seoul.

Winter Abroad at Yonsei is composed of two separate sessions: Session 1 is a 3-week program focusing on academic achievement with various courses and Session 2 is a 2-week program with an intensive Korean language course along with distinguished cultural and historical lectures related to Korean society. However, the course format is subject to change depending on the COVID-19 situation. Please check on the website.

Students can take up to a maximum of 3 courses and in a total of 9 credits.
Program Dates: Dec 28 (Mon) 2020 ~ Jan 19 (Tue) 2021
Application Period: Sep 1 (Tue) ~ Nov 13 (Fri), 2020


Programs in Europe

Justus Liebig University, Germany

JLU Virtual International Program

The Virtual International Programme (VIP) is the best way to learn more about JLU from home. Tailored to the needs of international students, it offers a varied and flexible online programme encompassing:
  • More than 50 online courses in different subjects taught in English, French, German and Spanish for international undergraduate and graduate students
  • Online German language courses and an online intercultural training course
  • Online international group work
  • Transcripts of Records with credit points (ECTS)
  • Free tuition for students of partner universities of JLU

Program Dates: November 2020 - February 2021

Application Deadline: September 15, 2020

For more details, check out the Program Flyer and the Website. 

Freie University of Berlin, Germany

From January 4 - 27, 2021, FUBiS offers selected online courses with ECTS credits. Don’t miss out: students who register by November 9, 2020, can take advantage of the early bird discount!

  • Subject Courses [Credits: 4 ECTS; Combined fees: 890 EUR/850 EUR incl. early bird discount]
  • European Studies (Instructor: Dr. Jan-Henrik Meyer)
  • Twentieth Century Berlin: People, Places, Words (Instructor: Dr. Lauren van Vuuren)
  • German Philosophy: From Kant to Habermas (Instructor: Dr. Frieder Otto Wolf)
  • Seduction and Terror: Hitler's Germany (Instructor: Dr. Marcus Funck)
  • German Language Courses [Credits: 4 ECTS; Combined fees: 890 EUR/850 EUR incl. early bird discount]
  • German Language and Culture - Semi-Intensive German Language Beginner A1
  • German Language and Culture - Semi-Intensive German Language Beginner A2
  • German Language and Culture - Semi-Intensive German Language Intermediate B1

View the Flyer online.

For more information, visit the website.

Planning for Summer 2021?

Check out the list of Summer Programs at York University Partners.