How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online. The Graduate Application form (including the Academic Assessment form), and additional instructions are available at:

Or, you can download a printable version of the Graduate Application form (including the Academic Assessment form) here:

Completed Applications can be:

Mailed to:Concordia University
Graduate Admissions Application Centre
P.O. Box 2002, Station H
Montreal, Quebec
Canada H3G 2V4
or Dropped off in person at:Birks Student Service Centre
J.W. McConnell Building, LB-185
1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M6

Mon – Thurs: 10h00 – 19h00
Fridays: 09h00 – 18h00


A complete application includes:

Please Note: Part-Time (PT) and Limited Term Appointment (LTA) professors are not eligible to supervise students.
  1. An Application Form and Fee submitted either online or to the drop-off/courier address above.
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV)
  3. A Letter of Intent

    • Approximately 600 words
    • Describe your academic and professional background and how this has led to your decision to apply
    • Indicate how this program might advance academic and professional goals
    • Identify courses in our program which are of particular interest to you
    • Describe what makes you an ideal candidate for this program
    • Explain why you are choosing this particular program
  4. Academic Assessment Forms with Reference Letters attached. Three completed forms with letters attached are required. The 2 page form is available online at: Referees need to return the form/letter to the address shown on the form.
  5. Official Transcript(s) of Studies
  6. Proof of Canadian Citizenship (if applicable). A legible photocopy of one of the following documents must be provided: Canadian birth certificate; Canadian citizenship card (both sides), permanent Resident paper (IMM-1000), or Permanent Resident card (both sides)
  7. Applicants whose prior degrees are not from an English or French-speaking university are required to submit TOEFL scores.