International Education

International education contributes to Canadian prosperity by:

  • attracting talent
  • boosting Canada’s innovation capacity
  • promoting global ties
  • fostering a vibrant Canadian economy

The sector is comprised of universities, colleges, institutes, cégeps, K-12 schools, language schools and private career colleges. It promotes the exports of educational services, such as the recruitment of international students, the sale/licensing of Canadian curriculum and corporate and skills training.

Help for qualifying Canadian organizations

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) can help you:


attract international students from all levels of study to your institution


export cutting-edge educational services and products to foreign organizations, such as:

  • customized corporate, professional and technical training
  • the sale/licensing of Canadian curriculum; and
  • capacity-building and skills development

foster partnerships and collaborations with foreign education sector stakeholders

Market information

Target the right markets and growth possibilities.  Inform your business decisions with intelligence from one of our many sector profiles. 

Sector reports

Sector reports
Title Country Updated
International education market profile in MongoliaMongolia2023


We can introduce you to the right people to help you pursue your international objectives.  We’ll help you foster the right partnerships, increase service exports and recruit international students.

Signature events

Benefit from our on-the-ground presence at large international education conferences. We offer first-rate market intelligence, facilitated networking, and partnership opportunities. 

Recruitment events

We promote student recruitment activities to help you attract international students to your programs.


Title Dates City Country
More upcoming events
Partnership Event - Success Canada BKK forum 2024 (Spring)March 3, 2024BangkokThailand
Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) 2024 ConferenceMarch 4-8, 2024PerthAustralia
Study in Canada promotion eventMarch 20-24, 2024Tokyo and OsakaJapan
Association of International Educators (NAFSA) 2024 ConferenceMay 28-31, 2024New OrleansUnited States of America
European Association for International Education (EAIE) 2024 ConferenceSeptember 17-20, 2024ToulouseFrance
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