PhD program

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Tri-University PhD program

Unleash your scholarly potential and shape the future of history

The Tri-University PhD in History program combines the collective strengths of the University of Guelph, University of Waterloo, and Wilfrid Laurier University. With a distinguished faculty, world-class resources, and an unrivalled collaborative environment, the Tri-University PhD program offers an unparalleled interdisciplinary experience.

Our program empowers you to excel in your scholarly pursuits while ensuring that you receive unparalleled support and guidance throughout your degree.

In your first year, you will engage in in three field seminars that will prepare you for teaching and research in your chosen field and provide the foundation for your major field exam. By dedicating the first year to the completion of your field seminars, you are able to devote the majority of your degree to research, teaching, and writing.

Connect with distinguished scholars, engage in cutting-edge research projects, and cultivate a network that will advance your career potential.