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International Mobility suspension

The University has made the difficult decision to cancel in-person international mobility for the fall term, and this for outgoing and incoming students and for research internships, coop terms, field research courses, etc. We felt it was important to advise our students of a final decision before they started making concrete plans for their departure. Because the pandemic is escalating at different rates and times around the world, we have assessed that the risks remain too high to allow our students to travel this fall.

The various units responsible for coordinating these mobility opportunities are working closely with their students to find alternatives and/or postpone their international experience.

We encourage students who are affected by this decision to contact their academic or administrative units to coordinate the next steps. For all other questions, please contact the International Office at uointl@uOttawa.ca.

Our different programs

Exchange program

The purpose of the exchange program is to allow full-time students to study at a partner university without being required to pay international student fees.

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Summer program

The purpose of this program is to allow students to study part-time abroad during the summer without being required to pay international student fees.

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The purpose of CLIC is to establish a Canada-wide study-abroad initiative that creates innovative and meaningful education opportunities in China for Canadian students.

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Other opportunities

Opportunity offered by the Co-operative Education Programs.


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Opportunities offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences


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Opportunity offered by the Faculty of Medicine.


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Opportunity offered by Telfer School of Management


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Opportunity offered by the Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement


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Opportunities offered by the Centre for Research Opportunities


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