• Canada’s largest academic unit specializing in international development
  • Pursues a mission to engage both theory and practice
  • Offers courses abroad in developing and developed countries
  • Provides CO-OP option to combine working and learning
  • Research intensive with an interdisciplinary PhD in International Development
  • Provides networking opportunities in a G8 capital city
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    • For the fourth year in a row, Maclean's magazine has highlighted our undergraduate program in international development and global studies as one of the standout programs at uOttawa.
    • The International and Development Program is recognized by Maclean's as a "Standout" program for it's high percentage of COOP placements as well as it's internship in Canada and abroad.
    • Peter Szyszlo, PhD candidate attended the SSHRC Imagining Canada's Future Fall Forum on 16 November 2015 as one of three rapporteurs from the universities of McGill, uOttawa and Queens. The Future Challenge forum addressed new ways of learning for an evolving society and labour market.

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    School of International Development and Global Studies

    Faculty of Social Sciences
    120 University
    Social Sciences Building
    Room 8005
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    K1N 6N5

    Tel.: 613-562-5680
    Fax: 613-562-5817


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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.