The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) offers the only program in Canada that combines the study of conflict and human rights.
Sally Dimachki
Student voices

“In a society where globalization is constantly in the headlines and where international democratic peace is sought, understanding conflicts and human rights is of utmost importance.”

Sally Dimachki

— Student

Finance your undergraduate studies

Please visit the website of the Financial Aid and Awards Service for information on undergraduate scholarships and bursaries, financial assistance and the Work-Study Program.
Financial Aid and Awards Service

Undergraduate scholarships

Conflict Studies and Human Rights honours students can apply to the following scholarship in 3rd year:

As a Faculty of Social Sciences undergraduate and/or graduate student, you have access to faculty-wide scholarships, regardless of your program of study.

For a complete list, go to the uOttawa Online Scholarships and Bursaries Portal.

Contact us

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Faculty of Social Sciences
Social Sciences Building
120 University Private, Room 6005
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
Canada (map)

Tel.: 613-562-5689

[email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Friday
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)


Please note our services and our personnel are available by MS Teams and by email.

The Social Sciences (FSS) and Vanier (VNR) buildings are open seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.