About Dalhousie University
Excellence in Academics, Leadership, Research & Innovation
Dalhousie University is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities. Founded in 1818, Dalhousie is one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,500 students from around the world. Located on Canada’s East Coast, the university blends world-class academic programs with leading-edge research.
Academics & research
Our focus on academic innovation means we are committed to the continuous development of our programs and courses. And as Atlantic Canada’s leading research university, Dal attracts $135 million in research grants and awards each year. Learn more about:
Dalhousie has three campuses in the heart of Halifax, close to the city’s major amenities. In 2012, we added our Agricultural Campus, located just outside the Town of Truro, in the village of Bible Hill, Nova Scotia. Learn more about:
Leadership & vision
As Dalhousie's 11th president, Dr. Richard Florizone's passion and vision will guide us into our third century, and continue our evolution into an academic and research powerhouse that engages and collaborates with local, national and global communities.
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