Find out everything you need to know about the international student experience at uOttawa.
Undergraduate international applicants
Students from more than 145 countries choose uOttawa for its superior quality of education, lower tuition and its location, in the heart of Canada’s capital.
Graduate international applicants
Degrees awarded by the University of Ottawa are recognized around the world and graduates enjoy successful and prosperous careers. The University of Ottawa is proud to welcome a large community of international students every year.
Discover all the opportunities and services offered to improve your international experience.Learn more about uOInternational
The University of Ottawa’s Sponsored Student Program at the International Office is a centralized service that facilitates communication between sponsors, sponsored students, and the university’s offices and departments.
International special students
Study at the University of Ottawa as an undergraduate student from a non-partner institution, for one or two terms, without applying for admission for a full degree.
Language intensive program
The Centre for Language Learning offers highly effective French and English language programs designed to maximize learning and build confidence. Students take part in active learning in a rich multicultural environment – the best way to learn well and fast!
The Centre for Research Opportunities provides research experiential learning opportunities in academic, government, industry, and non-profit organizations in Canada and abroad.
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550 Cumberland Street
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Hours of operation
September 1 to May 31:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1 to August 31:
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Please note that the University of Ottawa offices are closed during statutory holidays and during the winter break. Visit the Important academic dates and deadlines page for more information.