University of Ottawa

About the University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa was founded in 1848. Located in the heart of the nation’s capital, it is the largest bilingual university in North America. There are 40,000 students, teaching and support staff at the university. The University of Ottawa students have a community that provides exceptional academic achievement to widespread involvement in extra-curricular activities. The University is among Canada’s leading teaching and research-intensive universities.

About the Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is home to approximately 7,500 students and more than 270 full-time professors. On the strength of 18 departments, schools, centres and institutes representing three main sectors (languages and literatures, fine arts and humanities), the Faculty offers undergraduate, certificate, master's and PhD programs in both English and French.


Disciplines of the faculty of Arts

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Applied Ethics
  • Arabic Language and Culture
  • Arts Administration
  • Arts (General)
  • Asian Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Celtic Studies
  • Classics
  • Classical Studies
  • Communication
  • Écriture et style
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environmental Studies (Bilingual)
  • Ethics and Society
  • Études des francophonies
  • Film Studies
  • French Studies
  • French as a Second Language
  • Geography
  • Geomatics and Spatial Analysis
  • German
  • History