Academics & Research

Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto has evolved into Canada’s leading institution of learning, discovery and knowledge creation. We are proud to be part of one of the world’s top research-intensive universities, driven to invent and innovate.

Our globally-recognized network of faculty members, alumni and partners creates a unique educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students. With a strong academic focus, our students have the opportunity to learn from and work with professors who are some of today’s thought leaders.

The ideas and inventions that are created here make their way into the global economy in many ways, through start-ups, small businesses, commercialization and partnerships. You can see our members engaged in community projects, our faculty experts in the news, and our graduates making an impact worldwide.