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.


  • We're pleased to announce the appointment of Mme Louise Fréchette, former UN Deputy Secretary General, Mme Chantal Bernier, former Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and Mr. Jim Mitchell, a former senior civil servant in the Government of Canada, as Senior Fellows.
  • Professor Thomas Juneau writes an op-ed in The Citizen on the situation in the Middle East
  • Professor Patrick Leblond comments on the sanctions imposed by Russia on 24 heures 60 minutes (at 4:40)

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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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Office Hours

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.