Study at the School of Political Studies (Public Administration or Political Science)
The Centre on Governance is associated with the Faculty of Social Sciences and the School of Political Studies. With 48 regular professors and more than 50 other associate or part-time faculty members, the School of Political Studies is one of the largest departments dedicated to political science and public administration in Canada and around the world
Whether you are interested in one of the concentrations offered at the School or one of the multidisciplinary programs in international studies and modern languages or public administration, the School of Political Studies surely has the right one for you whether at the undergraduate or graduate level.
In addition, the University of Ottawa boasts one of the most competitive financial support programs in Canada. Canadian and permanent residents graduate students with an admission average of 8.0 or higher are eligible for a generous admission scholarship. To get an idea of the scholarships you may qualify for, consult the uOttawa Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies "Awards and financial support" page.
If you wish to pursue your master's and doctorate studies in one of the axes of the Centre on Governance, please consult directly with the directors of the Centre's research axes:
- Research Network on Public Management and Governance
Director: Professor Eric Champagne
Affiliate professor: Professor Christopher Cooper
- Cultural Policy Research Network
Director: Professor Jonathan Paquette
- Urban and Territorial Governance
Director: Professor Anne Mévellec
Affiliate professors: Professor Eric Champagne and Professor Louis Simard.
- Social Policy Research Network
Director: Professor Nathalie Burlone
- Governance and Public Finance
Director: Professor Geneviève Tellier
Affiliate professors: Professor Laure Célérier.
- Research Network on University Governance
Director: Professor Christian Rouillard
Affiliate professors: Professor Dalie Giroux, Professor Dimitrios Karmis.
- Federalism and Multi-Level Governance
Director: Professor André Lecours
GRADUATE STUDIES PROGRAMS
Research Excellence Scholarship
Each year, the Centre on Governance offers a number of research excellence scholarships to support student members of the Centre in writing scientific articles and attending academic conferences. The Centre currently offers two scholarships: