Collaborative PhD


Application Fee: $100 CDN (non-refundable). Fee is waived for students currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at the University of Manitoba.

All applicants must meet the minimum admission requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

An acceptable English Language Proficiency test score is required, if applicable.

Collaborative PhD

The Collaborative PhD Program at the University of Manitoba is intended to provide an opportunity for outstanding graduate students to receive training at both the University of Manitoba and a collaborating university outside of Canada. Students spend a period in residence and complete portions of their program of study, and fulfill all requirements of, each university.

Expected Duration

  • Degree requirements must be completed within a maximum of 6 years from the date of initial registration in a PhD program at the University of Manitoba.

Program Fees (Full Time)

  • University of Manitoba as Lead University: Students pay the same tuition and fees as all other students enrolled in a full-time doctoral program at the University of Manitoba.
  • University of Manitoba as Partner University: Students pay per-credit-hour tuition for courses completed at U of M, a Collaborative PhD continuing enrolment fee, and other compulsory fees.

Please see Fees for Collaborative PhD Program for detailed fee information.

Application Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a PhD program
  • Rationale for Applying to a Collaborative PhD Program
  • CV of Advisor at University of Manitoba
  • CV of Advisor at Collaborating University
  • IP and Ethics form

Application Deadlines

International Applicants
Term Start Date Deadline*  
Fall 2020 September March 1, 2020 Apply



*Applicants should submit their online application with supporting documentation and application fee by the deadline date indicated.

Course Listings

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