Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university. Located in the heart of Halifax, NS, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our 19,000-plus students coming from outside the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a diverse, purpose-driven community, one that spans 13 faculties and conducts more than $168 million in research annually. Part of a cluster identified as one of the world’s top international centres in ocean research, Dalhousie proudly celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2018.

Research and Learning Environment
Dalhousie is a vibrant hub with regional, national and global impact, recognized for the outstanding quality of its research and innovation. With more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programs across 13 faculties, Dalhousie provides a unique, interactive and collaborative environment for creating and sharing knowledge. Our signature research clusters are grounded in the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, focusing our research enterprise on tackling some of our planet’s most pressing issues.

International Engagement
Recognized in world rankings for its high level of internationalization, Dalhousie’s global connections enhance the quality and impact of education and research at local, national and international levels. The university has over 300 partnership agreements with universities from 67 countries, and our researchers collaborate with colleagues in over 100 countries across the globe. Dalhousie currently welcomes more than 4,000 international visiting and degree-seeking students each year, from more than 120 countries.

 

Research Strengths: 
Big data
Clean tech, energy, the environment
Culture, society, community development
Food security
Healthy people, healthy communities, healthy populations
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Sustainable ocean