International Experience

CSB397Y0Y, Research Abroad in Cell and Systems Biology

The Department of Cell and Systems Biology, in collaboration with the Centre for International Experience (CIE) and U of T’s partner institutions abroad, offer an independent research course for CSB students.  This course is intended for students who will have completed their 3rd year of study by the time they take the course.  CSB397Y0 allows you to gain international research experience while you complete a U of T credit towards your degree.

Summer 2015

Click here for information about the course.


There will be an Orientation Session on Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 3:30-5 p.m. in RW432.

If you wish to apply, you must do so on-line by Friday,21 November 2014 through CIE at

There are three partner institutions where we primarily send our students.  They are City University of Hong Kong (CityU), National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Univeristy of Konstanz (Germany).  If you wish to investigate these institutions, you can do so at:

We will consider sending students to other CIE partner institutions on a case by case basis.