The Faculty of Information welcomes students from around the world.
We offer research and educational opportunities for growing information specialists who can analyze, and innovatively respond to, the unprecedented changes in the practices and needs of global information societies.
Graduate students come from more than 170 countries to study at the University of Toronto, one of the top research universities in North America.
Living in Toronto, one of the most dynamic, multicultural, and ethnically diverse cities in the world, offers students a wealth of extra-curricular activities and experiences.
For important information on the process of coming to study at the University of Toronto, consult the Centre for International Experience’s guide.
- The educational backgrounds of applicants who earned their degrees at non-Canadian institutions, are assessed in terms of equivalency with a University of Toronto degree
- Use the International Degree Equivalencies tool to determine the minimum international credentials required for graduate study at the University of Toronto
- International students must apply for a study permit
- To learn more:
Working in Canada
- Full-time international students with a valid study permit are eligible to work on-campus.
- Off-campus work requires an Off-Campus Work Permit (OCWP)
- To learn more:
- International applicants are encouraged to apply for funding opportunities in their home countries. The Fellowships Office of your university, as well as government departments, and the Canadian Embassy or Consulate, may be aware of possible funding sources
Other funding opportunities:
- Faculty of Information: Open Fellowships for Incoming Students
- School of Graduate Studies: International Student Awards
- Government of Ontario: Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
- Students should be aware that Open Fellowships or OGS funds are limited, and will not cover all tuition fees and living expenses for the year