University of Ottawa University of Ottawa - Université d'Ottawa (uOttawa) 

IAU Member

Canada - Ontario

top General Information


Street:550 rue Cumberland, pièce 212



Post Code:K1N 6N5

Tel.:+1(613) 562-5700

Fax:+1(613) 562-5323


Other Sites

Also 6 Teaching Hospitals

Institution Funding



Founded 1848 as College of Bytown, became College of Ottawa 1933. Acquired present status and title 1965.

Academic Year

September to August (September-December; January-April; May-August)

Admission Requirements

Senior secondary school diploma, or recognized foreign equivalent



Accrediting Agency

Association Canadienne des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes (ACOA), Health Services Administration (ACEHSA), American Psychological Association

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Jacques Frémont

Job title:President

Senior Administrative Officer : Michel Laurier

Job title:Vice-President Academic and Provost

top Divisions

Centre : Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics

Fields of study:Genetics

More details:CAREG

Centre : Catalysis Research and Innovation

Centre : Environmental Law and Global Sustainability

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Law

Centre : Environmental Microbiology

Fields of study:Microbiology

More details:CREM

Centre : Governance

Fields of study:Government

Centre : Hazard Mitigation and Emergency Management

Fields of study:Safety Engineering

Centre : Human Rights Research and Education

Fields of study:Human Rights

Centre : Interdisciplinary Research on Citizenship and Minorities

More details:CIRCEM

Centre : International Policy Studies

Fields of study:International Studies

More details:CIPS

Centre : Law, Technology and Society

Fields of study:Law, Technology

Centre : Neural Dynamics

Fields of study:Neurosciences

Centre : Neuromuscular Disease

Fields of study:Medicine, Neurology, Pathology

More details:University of Ottawa

Department/Division : Professional Training Service

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Grammar, Management, Writing

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Arabic, Art History, Art Management, Asian Studies, Canadian Studies, Celtic Languages and Studies, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Conducting, English, English Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Film, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, French Studies, Geography, German, Greek (Classical), History, Indigenous Studies, Information Sciences, Italian, Jewellery Art, Journalism, Latin, Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Music, Music Education, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psycholinguistics, Public Relations, Religious Studies, Russian, Sociology, Spanish, Surveying and Mapping, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Women's Studies, Writing

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Health Education, Higher Education, Literacy Education, Natives Education, Teacher Training, Technology Education, Women's Studies

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, E- Business/Commerce, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering

Faculty : Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Fields of study:Administration, Anthropology, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Canadian Studies, Canon Law, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Criminology, Development Studies, E- Business/Commerce, Earth Sciences, Economic History, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Epidemiology, Ergotherapy, Ethics, Fine Arts, French Studies, Genetics, Geography, Government, Greek, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Higher Education, History, Immunology, Information Sciences, Information Technology, International Relations, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Microbiology, Modern History, Molecular Biology, Music, Music Education, Neurosciences, Nursing, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Education, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages, Social and Community Services, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Spanish, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Theatre, Theology, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Women's Studies

Faculty : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biophysics, Health Sciences, Leisure Studies, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Parks and Recreation, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Psychology, Public Health, Social Sciences, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports, Sports Management

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Civil Law, Environmental Studies, Human Rights, International Law, Labour Law, Law

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Biochemistry, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Community Health, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Gerontology, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Haematology, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Rheumatology, Surgery, Urology

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Physics, Science Education, Statistics, Toxicology

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Civil Law, Clinical Psychology, Criminology, Development Studies, Economics, Experimental Psychology, French, Gerontology, Government, Human Rights, International Economics, International Studies, Law, Modern Languages, Peace and Disarmament, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Women's Studies

Institute : Brain and Mind

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Neurosciences

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Institute : Canadian Studies

Fields of study:Canadian Studies

Institute : Environment

Fields of study:Environmental Studies

Institute : Medical Devices Innovation

Fields of study:Medical Technology

Institute : Official Languages and Bilingualism

Fields of study:English, French, Modern Languages

More details:OLBI

Institute : Population Health

Fields of study:Public Health

Institute : Prevention of Crime

Fields of study:Criminal Law, Criminology, Police Studies

More details:IPC

Institute : Science, Society and Policy

More details:ISSP

Institute : Systems Biology

Fields of study:Biology

More details:Ottawa

Institute : Women's Studies

Fields of study:Women's Studies

Research Division : Accounting

Fields of study:Accountancy

More details:CGA

Research Division : Biopharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Pharmacy

Research Division : Educational and Community Services

Fields of study:Education, Social and Community Services

More details:CRECS

Research Division : Emerging Pathogens

Fields of study:Epidemiology

More details:University of Ottawa

Research Division : French Canadian Culture

Fields of study:Canadian Studies, French Studies

Research Division : Photonics

Fields of study:Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Division : Sport in Canadian Society

Fields of study:Sports

Research Division : Tax

Fields of study:Taxation

More details:CGA

School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, E- Business/Commerce, Finance, Health Administration, Human Resources, International Business, Leadership, Management, Marketing

More details:Telfer

top Degrees

Certificat et diplôme universitaire/University certificate and diploma

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Baccalauréat spécialisé/Bachelor’s Degree - Honours

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Diplôme et certificat de 2e cycle/Graduate Diploma and Certificate

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Engineering, Epidemiology, Health Sciences, Law, Management, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Theology


Also Ottawa-Carleton Joint Programs (Doctorate)

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory


Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

Main Press

Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa/University of Ottawa Press


Statistics Year:2012-2013


Updated on 30-03-2015