Welcome to History

History at the University of Waterloo offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs. Our research emphasizes innovative thematic approaches and covers a vast range of fields. Our faculty are recognized for their expert knowledge as well as their distinguished teaching methods.

At the undergraduate level, we have four primary fields of study: Canadian, American, European and International. We offer a variety of courses to interest students while ensuring critical skills are both learned and subsequently applied. 

Our graduate program is part of the Tri-University partnership, one of the largest History graduate programs in Canada. We offer both Masters and Doctoral programs with numerous research opportunities.

We invite you to explore our website and learn more about our dynamic department! 

Looking for a credit as well as international travel experience?

Two men in a trenchExplore Canada’s role in the liberation of France, Belgium and the Netherlands! Visit Brugge, Arnhem, Groningen and Amsterdam too.