About Dalhousie University
Excellence in academics, leadership, research and innovation
Dalhousie University is internationally known as one of North America’s most welcoming universities. Founded in 1818, we're one of Canada’s oldest universities, attracting more than 18,800 students from around the world. The university blends transformative academic programs with pioneering research on Canada’s East Coast.
Academics and research
We have three campuses in the heart of Halifax, close to the city’s major amenities. Our Agricultural Campus is located near Truro, Nova Scotia’s hub, connecting the campus and surrounding communities to the rest of Atlantic Canada.