University of Ottawa


Universitywide / Faculty


This means this destination is available to all students of Utrecht University


Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course restrictions & guidelines

Social media



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Academic calendar

Fall Semester: 1st week of September to 3rd week of December
Winter Semester: 1st week of January to 3rd week of April


There are no specific requirements for this programme

Areas of study open to exchange students

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All areas of study are available to exchange students


The following Faculties are not open to exchange students: Telfer School of Management (business), Medicine and Education (Undergrad). The Nursing and Nutrition program of the Faculty of Health Sciences are not open to exchange students. First cycle education / Faculty of Education.

NOTA: Very limited spots for the Faculty of Law, Common Law section

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

English and French

Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

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Credits and grading

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

4 places per year.

Please mention in your motivation letter what Faculty and study programme at University of Ottawa you would like to apply for.

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.