University of Ottawa
University of Ottawa is a universitywide partner in Ottawa, Canada.
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Semester I: 1st week of September to 3rd week of December
Orientation generally commences the 1st week of September for Semester I and the 1st week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place in the 2nd and 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd and 3rd week of April for Semester II.
There are no specific requirements for this programme
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
All areas of study are available to exchange students, except:
Telfer School of Management (business), Medicine and Education (Undergrad), Nursing and Nutrition program of the Faculty of Health Sciences, 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
There is no on-campus housing guarantee for exchange students. Places are limited. There is assistance available when looking at off-campus housing.
You can find more information about on-campus housing here.
You can find more information about off-campus housing here.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs per month for a student living on-campus are around 1400 CAD.
You can find a more detailed breakdown of the living costs here.
|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.
Selection was necessary last year.
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:
Asia & Latin America
Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
North America & UK
Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
Australia, New Zealand, South Afrika & Spain*
Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Europe & Middle East
Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
Erasmus+ grant questions
The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.
For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.
Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30
Make an appointment via Teams
We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.
If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.