Graduate Studies

Graduate studies

Graduate Studies in Cryptography at the University of Waterloo

Faculty at Waterloo who do research in cryptography and related areas (including security and privacy) are members of one of the following departments:

The faculty members are also affiliated with the Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute (CPI). If you are interested in graduate studies in cryptography at Waterloo, then you will have to apply to one of the C&O, CS or ECE departments. There is no mechanism for applying directly to the CPI, or for applying directly to a faculty member. You can find information about the research interests of individual faculty members at their web sites. You can find information about applying to C&O, CS, or ECE at the department web sites.

Graduate Studies in Cryptography and Security at some other Universities

Here is a list of universities that have significant research groups in cryptography and security. Please note that this list is by no means complete. If you wish to have a link added or updated, please send email to ajmeneze [at]

Professional Master's programs

Universities in Canada

Universities in the US

Universities in other countries