Study issues that lie at the heart of national and international debates about socio-political equality.
The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies offers students exciting bilingual interdisciplinary programs that explore questions related to women, gender, power, and diversity. You will study important issues such as globalization, transnationalism, sexualities, gender identities, disability, colonialism, indigeneity, labour, reproduction, and racism. Course offerings are a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge that contributes to intellectual development, analytical competence, and collective efforts for social justice and transformation.
Why choose the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies
You will benefit from the presence of top scholars such as the Joint Chair in Women's Studies which is shared with Carleton University and the University of Ottawa Echo Chair in Women’s Health. The Institute also hosts the Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women's Studies who acts as a resource person available to meet and exchange with you. Furthermore, you can conduct research at the Canadian Women's Movement Archives, located at the University of Ottawa’s Morisset Library.
Part of your learning experience
The student community is vibrant and practices collaborative forms of scholar activism. You will have the opportunity to attend the Annual Shirley Greenberg Lecture, participate in the Feminist Café series, and volunteer at the Women’s Resource Centre on campus.
General admission requirements
|Ontario||English or Français 4U||± 75%|
|Quebec – CEGEP||English (603) or Français (601)||± 65%|
|Quebec – Secondary V||English or Français||84%|