Your BRIDGE to Academic and Professional Success

The Centre for Language Learning offers highly effective French and English language programs designed to maximize learning and build confidence. Our unique programs, delivered by experienced and highly qualified instructors, will help you acquire the skills necessary for academic success. Students take part in active learning in a rich multicultural environment – the best way to learn well and fast!

Custom programs

If you are looking to personalize a specific program or course, OLBI’s Centre for Language Learning can help. With our expertise in language teaching and bilingualism, we can develop a customized program to specifically meet your learning needs and objectives.

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Why choose us?


The uOttawa experience

Meet our team

Our dedicated Centre for Language Learning team is here for you! While our team is primarily teleworking in light of current Covid-19 health measures, we remain available to help and answer questions by email, chat or video calls.

If you have general inquiries, please send them to:

If you wish to speak to someone, we invite you to contact us via Microsoft Teams. All students have access to Microsoft Teams. The app can be downloaded on Apple, Android, and Windows mobile devices and onto your personal computers. Students can login using their student uOttawa email address and uoZone password.

Students testimonials

"I am very lucky to have chosen the EIP program at the University of Ottawa. I have improved my speaking, writing and reading skills. The activities organized for international students make you feel like you are at home and you can discover more about the Canadian culture. I have gained so much thanks to my teachers and the program leaders who were very helpful and understanding."

Erwin, Mexico

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