Transform into a World-Class Institution

Whether you need an English language-training program to prepare for opportunities worldwide—or you are establishing something new— CBIE will provide step-by-step support to meet your specific needs and transform your institution into a world-class learning facility. 

Institutional Development

  • CBIE’s Institutional Development services include design (Feasibility s tudies and needs assessments, Concept and implementation planning), development (Curriculum enrichment, Quality assurance mechanisms, Specialty programming such as multi-lingual, ICT, special education) as well as management of institutions.
  • Certified staff recruitment

Introduce and Sustain System Change

CBIE’s experience in systemic, long term support for international governments’ modernization or reform agenda is rich and diverse as CBIE has successfully designed, implemented and managed internationally-funded projects of considerable size and complexity.

International Development

  • Project design and implementation for a variety of sectors including public policy reform, civil society development, human research management, governance and rule of law.

Open the Door to Education Abroad

CBIE is committed to advancing international mobility opportunities for students, trainees, faculty, civil society leaders and government officials. We work collaboratively to support international experiences within Canada and around the world. CBIE offers the following services “off the shelf” or customized to your needs:

Scholarship Management and Student Services

  • International Scholarship Management Services CBIE provides customized management of scholarship programs to help develop global citizens.
  • Canadian Experience Programs Services.
  • Familiarization (FAM) Tour Services

Get insight into Canada’s International Education Sector

For over 25 years, CBIE has conducted research on international education in Canada and from a Canadian perspective to meet the needs of its members, as well as public and private sector partners. Gathering data and providing insight into Canada’s international education sector is one of CBIE’s core activities.

Scholarship Management and Student Services

World of Learning

Canada’s Performance and Potential in International Education 2015 CBIE’s 2015 global report on international education in Canada.

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World of Learning

Canada’s Performance and Potential in International Education 2015

Our track record is second-to-none

Over the last 50 years, CBIE has managed 100+ global projects worth over $2.5 billion – in over 60 countries and 17 languages



Our pan-Canadian membership comprises more than 150 universities, colleges, institutes, school boards and language schools.



In the past 30 years, CBIE has managed over 100 programs valued at over $2 billions.



Since 1996, CBIE has a deep knowledge of academic programs by working alongside partners in Canada and abroad.



CBIE has been responsible for mobilizing more than 35, 000 trainers and students.

Board of Directors

CBIE has a Board of Directors consisting of a Chair, Chair-Designate, Treasurer and 12 members elected and appointed from across Canada. These members sit on the Board for a three-year term.


New Governor General


Patrick Deane
McMaster University

Chair Designate

David Ross
SAIT Polytechnic


Mr. Brian Burns
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Almonte General Hospital and Fairview Manor


Neil Besner, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), University of Winnipeg
Ann Calverley, Supervisor, International Programs, Edmonton Public Schools
Livia Castellanos, Executive Director, Chief International Officer, University of Regina
Nancy Johnston, Executive Director, Student Affairs, Simon Fraser University
Sean Kennedy, Vice-President, International, Niagara College
Sonja Knutson, Director, International Centre and Special Advisor to the President on International Affairs, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Katie Orr, Director, NSCC International Nova Scotia Community College
Graham Pike, Dean of International Education, Vancouver Island University
Gary Slater, Vice-recteur associé, affaires étudiantes Université d’Ottawa
Sylvain St-Amand, Directeur, Bureau de la coopération international, Université du Québec à Montréal
Sylvie Thériault, Directrice, Direction des Affaires internationales, Fédération des Cégéps
Geoff Wilmshurst, Director, International, Camosun College