The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) is Canada’s leading school of public and international affairs. It’s a place that brings together excellence, multidisciplinary studies, theory and practice, bilingualism as well as unique opportunities for students outside the classroom (embassy internships, summer schools abroad). GSPIA counts among its faculty a number of world-class scholars doing cutting-edge research and senior fellows who contribute to enriching the intellectual life of the School.



  • Professor Paul Robinson explains Ukraine's defeat

  • On November 24th, GSPIA and Canada 2020 are co-hosting former Russian
    Prime Minister in Ottawa for an in-depth conversation about his life in Russian
    politics, the current and changing state of diplomacy in Vladimir Putin's
    shadow, and the pro-democratic movement making waves within Russia's borders.

  • Professor Paul Robinson's latest book Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich, Supreme Commander of the Russian Army is reviewed in the magazine Literary Review of Canada.

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Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Faculty of Social Sciences
120 University
Social Sciences Building
Room 6005
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5689
Fax: 613-562-5241

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Monday to Friday

September to May:
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

June to August:
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.