Located in the heart of Canada’s capital, the University of Ottawa is home to 50,000 students and professors from over 150 countries who study and work in English, French or both.

We are the largest English-French bilingual university in the world and one of Canada’s top 10 research universities.

One of the handful of Canadian universities ranked among the top 2% of universities in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe.

Our degrees are recognized around the world. Our students have access to promising markets in North America and elsewhere, whatever their field of study.


Permission to take courses at another university

If you’d like to take one or more courses at a university other than the University of Ottawa or Carleton University, complete the Letter of Permission request form (PDF) and submit it to the academic secretariat of your faculty or school. 

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Ottawa, Ontario
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