The University of Ottawa is the world’s largest bilingual university where students may study in English, French or both languages. Located in the heart of Canada’s national capital, it has a student population of 45,000. The university is located in the residential neighborhood of Sandy Hill, and offers a wide variety of academic programs, administered by ten faculties including engineering.
University in brief
Language of instruction: English and French (students may choose) Academic calendar: Fall session: September - December, Winter session: January - April Credit system: Undergraduate per term: 15 credits (5 courses) is equivalent to 30 ECTS. Graduate per term: 9 credits (3 courses) is equivalent to 30 ECTS. KTH students must have completed and applied for their BSc degree and apply at Ottawa as a Graduate student. Website:international.uottawa.ca/en/study-at-uottawa/incoming-exchanges-applications Youtube:
Uottawa Note: Compulsory health insurance (UHIP): approx. USD 200 per term. Courses at The University of Ottawa spring semester starts the 6th of January. The official first day of the spring semester is the 1st of January. It is not possible for KTH students to select courses at the Telfer School of Management at University of Ottawa.
Number of spots: 4 semester places Grade requirements: 3,5 Previous Nominations: 4,0 (2015/16); 3,9 (2016/17); 4,3118 (2017/18), 4,2992 (2020/21).
More Information on Selection
Programme specific information
Master’s Programme, Civil and Architectural Engineering
This university offers courses that are relevant for your programme.
Master’s Programme, Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure
This university offers relevant courses for your programme, but you should also be prepared to take elective courses.
Master’s Programme, Real Estate and Construction Management
This university does not offer courses that are relevant for you programme.
Master’s Programme, Sustainable Technology
This university offers relevant courses in Environmental Engineering. No student from you programme has been on exchange at this university before. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
Master’s Programmes: Sustainable Urban Planning and Design, Transport and Geoinformation Technology
No student from you programme has been on exchange at this university before. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
Agreement: Shared between all schools at KTH
Recommended for all programmes at CBH. You can find more information about programmes and courses on the following link:
Programs and courses
All program students at the EECS-school can apply if they found courses suitable for their program.