The Telfer School of Management is located in the Desmarais Building, an impressive 12-story structure that features a variety of cutting-edge facilities, on the main campus of the University of Ottawa in the heart of Canada’s Capital. There are 4,500 students in the school of management, as well as 200 faculty members. The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual university in the world, speaking French and English.
The Surrounding Area
Being the center of Canada’s high technology industry and headquarters of many national associations, Ottawa has a vibrant business environment and is at the forefront of national and international decision-making. The region offers thirty museums, fifty galleries and theatres, heritage sites, stunning architecture, festivals year-round, professional sports teams, natural wonders just minutes away from downtown and a mosaic of world cultures. You can be part of it all at the University of Ottawa through the many academic and social events organized for students.
Location……….................................….Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
There is so much to discover beyond the classroom. Something is always happening, from Welcome Week and free yoga to benefit concerts and holiday markets. You’ll never be short of things to do, no matter the time of year. Keep active at our gyms, fitness classes, pool, and skating rinks. We also offer a Healthy Lifestyles program led by a registered dietitian and a certified fitness trainer to help you maintain a healthy weight.
Both English and French thrive on our campus, so you’ll have an opportunity to learn or improve your French in and outside the classroom. You’ll also hear lots of other languages spoken on campus, and with the university's culturally rich and open environment, you’re bound to meet new friends from across Canada and around the world.
- Degree-seeking student
- At least Sophomore standing at time of participation
- Good judicial standing
- 2.5+ GPA at time of application
- Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
Students can take courses in Administration in either English or French during their time at the Telfer School of Management. Please consult their online course selection here: http://www.timetable.uottawa.ca/.
A limited number of single/double rooms are available in the Marchand Residence (only) for exchange students. If a room is allocated, a $700 deposit will be required before mid-May (Fall semester) or mid-November (Winter semester). We are unable to guarantee that all students will receive a room in residence. The cost is approximately 3,300 for a single room per semester.
We recommend that you visit the Housing Services website at www.residence.uottawa.ca/en/. They can also help you out if you are looking for off-campus accommodation
Academic Year Dates
Late August- Late April
Fall Semester Dates
Late August- Mid December
Spring Semester Dates
Early January- Late April
This program is available as an Exchange or as a Study Abroad:
- Exchange - This means you pay your regular tuition and fees to UNCW, and your room and board costs abroad.
- Study Abroad - This means you pay your tuition, fees, room and board abroad.
With each option, there will be additional costs for international airfare, passport, visa, health insurance, and local transportation. Please meet with an advisor at the Office of International Programs to discuss which option is best for you.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at www.uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.