Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, within walking distance of Parliament Hill and the Supreme Court of Canada, the University of Ottawa provides the best opportunity in the world to study Canada’s legal systems in English or in French. We are located on unceded Algonquin territory and we recognize and are actively engaged in the project of reconciliation.
We are national and global leaders in multiple fields, including Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law, Health Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, International Trade, Business and Human Rights Law, Law and Technology, Public Law and Social Justice. We house the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, the Centre for Environmental Law and Global Sustainability, the Refugee Hub and the Public Law Group. We are also home to the internationally renowned Human Rights Research and Education Centre.
Students at uOttawa Law have the opportunity to study and work with an incredible range of faculty experts, many of whom are renowned as leaders in their respective fields. On any given day, members of our faculty may be seen testifying before a parliamentary committee, providing expert commentary in the media or contributing to public policy debates on the issues of the day. We are proud to have among our faculty three Canada Research Chairs, three University Research Chairs, three other Chairs and many recipients of prestigious awards including the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, the Law Society Medal and Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada.