International Students


Welcome to a place where your passions can come to life. 

As a Dalhousie student, you will have access to a wide array of opportunities while studying at one of Canada’s top universities, experiencing the exceptional personal attention that comes with the Dalhousie community. Feel the energy of Canada’s East Coast as you explore our beautiful campuses and communities, connect with inspiring leaders, immerse yourself in Canadian culture and take a study break at a downtown café or find a spot close to the ocean.

TOP 10
University in Canada for graduate employability.

from QS Stars World University Rankings.

TOP 200
University in the world for social and economic impact.

Notice:  Students applying from countries experiencing conflict or devastation:

Dalhousie understands that humanitarian crises are occurring worldwide and cause unique challenges for students. We are committed to assisting students in these situations, including asylum-seekers, refugees, and other learners who have been forcibly displaced due to reported persecution, violence, conflict, human rights violations; political instability, weak governance, and state repression; or natural hazards, disasters, and man-made environmental crises.

If you are facing any barriers to completing your application to Dalhousie or providing official academic documentation due to the situations outlined above, please let us know by contacting us at so we can aim to assist you.

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