Important Dates and Deadlines

As you begin¬†your application to the UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program, it’s important to familiarize yourself with key¬†dates and deadlines:

  • Application deadlines for the program
  • Interview dates if you are shortlisted for an admission interview


Get a picture of the application cycle and deadlines for the program. Unless noted otherwise, deadlines are in Pacific Standard Time.

Deadline Schedule for Admission to the 2018/2019 Academic Year
UBC online application and Dual BA supplemental application opens September 1, 2017
If you are an international applicant, please submit your nomination packages by this date to be considered for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award and the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award. November 15, 2017
Apply by this date in order to be considered for the Major Entrance Scholarship and UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award (open to Canadian students and permanent residents). If you are an international applicant who has submitted a nomination form for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award and the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award, you must apply to UBC by this date.

Direct-entry high school students who follow the Canadian curriculum and wish to be considered for first round offers of admission must apply by this date.
December 1, 2017
Deadline for the UBC undergraduate online application and the Dual BA supplemental application for the 2018 Winter Session (September to April). January 9, 2018
All applicants notified of application status. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an admission interview. Mid-February 2018
Shortlist candidate interviews in Toronto, Paris, and Vancouver. February 21 to March 9, 2018
Conditional offer of admission

All offers of admission are conditional and require applicants to maintain the same level of achievement as at the time of application.

By April 1, 2018
Accepting or declining your Dual BA offer. May 1, 2018
Official start of program at Sciences Po campuses in France. Late August 2018

All applicants will be notified in mid-February about the status of their application. If you are shortlisted for the Dual Degree program, you will be invited to meet with representatives from both UBC and Sciences Po for an interview. This interview is required for all shortlisted applicants, and you will be asked to select an interview date and location in the supplemental application. You will have the option of choosing an in-person or virtual interview.

Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified of their ongoing consideration for the regular UBC BA program.

Interview Dates and Locations for Admission to the 2018/2019 Academic Year
Toronto, Canada February 21-23, 2018
Paris, France and
Virtual Interviews
February 26 - March 2, 2018
Vancouver, Canada and
Virtual Interviews
March 5 - 9, 2018

If you are choosing a virtual interview, you will be asked to include the name and contact information of an individual who can serve as a proctor during your interview. A proctor is an individual who monitors a student, and cannot be someone who is related to the student, or present a conflict of interest. It can be a teacher or a counsellor at the student’s school.