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Welcome to U of T Global, a gateway to the University of Toronto’s international activities

Canada’s Leading Global University

The University of Toronto is Canada’s leading global university and one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions. Located in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, U of T is the only Canadian higher education institution in the Global Top 20 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016). The University boasts strong international collaborations with leading foreign academic institutions and research institutes, foreign governments, global NGOs and Fortune 500 companies.

Quick Facts: About the University of Toronto

  • Founded in 1827
  • 3 campuses across the Greater Toronto Area
  • 9 partner hospitals
  • 9 campus-linked accelerators

With Top Faculty From Around the Globe

U of T’s faculty are a dedicated and creative team of researchers, committed to leading our students to global fluency. Almost 50% of our faculty’s publications are co-authored with researchers from over 3,700 institutions worldwide. Combining curiosity and ingenuity, our faculty are providing answers to some of the world’s most pressing questions.

Faculty Profile

  • 255 Canada Research Chairs, the largest number in the country and 82 more than any other university
  • 45% of Canada’s Guggenheim Fellows
  • Over 30% of Canada’s Sloan Research Fellows
  • 25% of Canada’s Royal Society Fellows

A Global Microcosm

U of T’s student body is a global microcosm, with over half of our students speaking two or more languages. Our students come from all over the world – over 160 countries – and our international students comprise over 15% of our student body. U of T is committed educating the best and brightest global citizens by providing a fulfilling and rigorous education with countless international opportunities for the entire student body. We are dedicated to transforming students into global leaders.