The Faculty of Social Sciences comprises nine departments, schools and institutes, which offer undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty's masters and Ph.D. programs.



  • The School of Sociological and
    Anthropological Studies rated in the top 100 in prestigious QS
    World University Rankings

  • Congratulations to uOttawa Chancellor, Michaëlle Jean, and Caroline Andrew, professor at the School of Political Studies and the Director of the Centre on Governance that are among the 100 Canadian women who have been honored by the Alliance des femmes de la francophonie canadienne (AFFC).
  • Congratulations Michel Chossudovsky, professor emeritus for obtaining the Gold Medal of Merit, Republic of Serbia.

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Contact Information

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University
Social Sciences Building
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5

Undergraduate Studies
Room 3010
Tel.: 613-562-5709
Fax: 613-562-5311

Graduate Studies
Room 3021
Tel.: 613-562-5732
Fax: 613-562-5308

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday

September to May:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.