The School of International Development and Global Studies contributes to the development of knowledge, research and public policy dealing with issues of international development and globalization.

Vision

The School contributes to the development of knowledge, research and public policy dealing with issues of international development and globalization.

The School espouses a theory of international development relating to the minimization of inequalities, focusing on the peaceful resolution of conflicts, a respect for diversity and an appreciation for citizen engagement.

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  • Offer high-quality multidisciplinary programs in English and in French in the field of international development and globalization.
  • Offer programs of study that attributes significant importance to practical experience and field work for its students.
  • Promote basic and applied research of international scope in the fields of international development and globalization.
  • Support public, private and civil partnerships by offering pertinent expertise in analysing the major problems within international development and explore practical and sustainable solutions.
  • Enhance the interrelations between various disciplines and different social players in the study of the questions and issues within international development and globalization.
  • Develop continuing education programs for professionals in the fields of international development and globalization.
  • Participate in public debates and in the development of policies with respect to international development and globalization.
  • Solidify links between the University and stakeholders within Canadian society, as well as international scientific communities and social players on the international scene in the field of international development and globalization.
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Joshua Ramisch

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Professor Joshua Ramisch, Director of the School of International Development and Global Studies.
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Contact us

School of International Development and Global Studies

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

Tel.: 613-562-5680

[email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Friday 
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)

Note

Please note that during the COVID-19 pandemic our services and our personnel are also available by MS Teams and by email.

The Social Sciences (FSS) and Vanier (VNR) buildings will be open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Thank you for your patience and collaboration.