About This CampusFounded in 1848, the University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world. Located at the heart of Canada’s capital, uOttawa is a research intensive university that offers over 450 programs in 9 faculties (colleges). It boasts the largest law school in Canada, with both Civil Law and Common Law streams. Students enjoy the flexibility of the University's programs by combining majors and minors across faculties to apply a more global approach to their studies. Due to its proximity to some of Canada's greatest institutions, uOttawa draws experts from various fields to its classrooms to offer world class teaching. It boasts a designated service to help keep students on track to achieving their academic goals. uOttawa is also focused on its students' overall experience, and offers a wide variety of activities, clubs, sports teams and more to ensure personal enrichment.
Location InformationThe beautiful downtown location of the uOttawa main campus appeals to urban adventurers and nature lovers alike. You’ll love Ottawa’s easy-going lifestyle. The Byward Market, Parliament Hill and the world’s largest skating rink are right at our doorstep. Students have easy access to festivals, theatre and art. For sports lovers, catch NHL hockey, CFL football, and Premier League soccer, among other great sports in the capital.
Helpful InformationuOttawa offers a variety of French courses including disciplines courses, French as a Second Language courses, French literature courses designed for anglophones and immersion courses. Students must have completed the equivalent of one full year of studies at the home campus prior to applying for exchange with uOttawa.
Students must have completed one year of full time study at the home campus prior to applying for exchange with uOttawa.