The Faculty of Social Sciences offers a variety of programs of study adapted to the realities of today's world, both in terms of the contemporary social issues studied and how they are matched to the job market. The courses and programs are available in Canada's two official languages, enabling both the Faculty and the University to provide you with an unparalleled opportunity: to study in English while benefiting from a bilingual environment. The skills acquired in the social sciences, particularly written and oral communication skills, are among the most sought after on the job market. Our Faculty attracts students from all regions of the country and abroad.
Why Social Sciences
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Acquire the skills needed to have an impact on your community and beyond in a learning environment that inspires ingenuity and fosters excellence.
Take part in transformative research and experience the teachings and networks of world-renowned professors.
“You will discover a learning environment that inspires new ideas, and drives you to achieve academic excellence.”
Located in the heart of Ottawa, which is the national capital and an officially bilingual city, the University of Ottawa has been a bilingual institution for more than 150 years. Immersion students have multiple opportunities to learn French in a wonderful cultural context and an innovative learning environment whose efficiency and successfulness has been proven.Find out more about French immersion
Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University Private
Social Sciences Building
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
In Person and Online
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)
The Social Sciences (FSS) and Vanier (VNR) buildings will be open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thank you for your patience and collaboration.
Fax: (613) 562-5311