Programs and Courses


Second Language Teaching (DLS)


This program will provide you with a quality education to prepare you for a career teaching English or French as a second language

Master of Arts in Bilingualism Studies (MA)


Obtain a graduate degree in Bilingualism Studies and learn about critical issues in the field of Applied Linguistics

Second Language Certification


This course allows students to demonstrate their proficiency in French or English as a second language

Personnel Courses


OLBI offers free French and English language training for eligible University of Ottawa personnel and their immediate family members

French Immersion Studies


Continue to immerse yourself in French at university

Language Training Services for Academic Staff


OLBI offers many courses in English and French as a second language, along with a series of services specifically geared to University of Ottawa professors.

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MA in Bilingualism Studies

A bridge towards graduate studies…
It’s not too late to register!

Blended Language Courses

Some of our FLS and ESL courses are offered in the blended format. To learn what blended courses are all about and how they can help you in your studies, check out our Blended Language Courses web page.

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