Academics Without Borders

Academics Without Borders/Universitaires sans frontières (AWB/USB) is an organization that actively promotes development in developing countries by assisting them in improving and expanding higher education. Volunteers work on projects that foster the skills and expertise needed for health care, education, agriculture, infrastructure, business, and more. It works in all disciplines and areas of instruction.

The organization’s mission is to support developing countries in building capacity in higher education so that they can educate their own experts and enhance research capacity.

AWB/UAB is a bilingual Canadian organization based in Montreal, with volunteers working around the world.

Volunteers accepted into the program are working and retired professionals and academics, including faculty and administrators from Canada and other medium- and high-income countries.

Detailed information is available at its website: