Looking for a sabbatical opportunity abroad? Perhaps one of our current student exchange host institutions would be a good connection. Check out the list of partners using our searchable database, find a compatible institution and contact the University of Guelph, International Liaison Officer, Lynne Mitchell to connect with her counterpart abroad.
For faculty and staff looking to spend some of their vacation time assisting an organization abroad
Academics Without Borders (AWB) is a bi-lingual NGO based in Montreal, the mission of which is to support academic institution in developing countries in building capacity in higher education so that they can train their own experts and conduct research to assist in their development. AWB fulfills its mission by sending volunteers on projects that originate in and are owned by developing world institutions. AWB reimburses volunteers for their expenses but does not offer them a salary.
Current opportunites are below. Please be advised that these links lead away from the Universty of Guelph website and Guelph is not associated with Academics without Borders except to post opportunities on their behalf. Please contact AWB directly if you are interested in participating in their program.
- Bhutan at Jigme Namgyel Polytechnic which is part of the Royal University of Bhutan. The job is to teach engineering. Application deadline is December 1, 2014
- The State Islamic University Yogjakarta, Indonesia. The University has a volunteer position for 4 months with a flexible start date. The position is to assist the University in improving its Centre for Disability Studies and Services. Application deadline is Nov. 1 2014