Study at U of A

The University of Alberta is one of the world's top research universities and a Top 5 university in Canada. From making discoveries that answer fundamental questions to building new businesses and industries, to improving human health and fostering social change, our researchers are at the forefront of advancing knowledge for the benefit of all. 

The U of A offers 200 undergraduate and 170 graduate programs in 18 faculties. The U of A is home to Canada's second-largest research library system.  The U of A has Western Canada's largest teaching hospital.

Many of the world's great minds have been a part of U of A and its history, such as the first Canadian Nobel Prize winner in physics, the inventor of sonar, the designer of the Canadian maple leaf flag, a co-discoverer of insulin, and more.


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Making a Difference in the World

U of A is not merely a place to study or where finding the perfect job is the singular focus of post-secondary institutional learning.

U of A is a pioneering and progressive environment where faculty, students and staff come together to embrace the values of learning, share knowledge, and find solutions for our ever-changing complex world.

At the U of A, there are great opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to conduct research in state-of-the-art facilities with world-renowned professors.

The University of Alberta, North Campus

U of A is doubly nestled between Edmonton's River Valley and the Canadian Rocky Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage Site only four hours away. Ours is a neighborhood of innovation, collective ambition and creativity. 

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The City of Edmonton


Discover the City of Edmonton—Canada's historic Gateway to the North. 

Edmonton is a vibrant urban centre in the heart of the wilderness, the largest northernmost metropolis, and the capital of Alberta, Canada. Experience what 18 hours of sunlight a day feels like in the summer, or how the first snowfall transforms the river valley in winter. No matter the season, Edmonton is made for exploring. 

The Province of Alberta

Alberta is a Prairie province with enthralling beauty and friendly people. From rolling Prairie fields and jagged Rocky Mountain peaks to the eerie beauty of the badlands, Alberta truly is a vast landscape full of breathtaking beauty. It’s also home to several beautiful national parks and Columbia IcefieldIn southern Alberta is Waterton Glacier International Peace Park, a biosphere reserve that borders the United States in the state of Montana. Moving north you will find Banff and Jasper National Parks. On the edge of these parks are any number of provincial parks with much to see and do. 


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