Who we are

The Centre for Canadian Studies at the University of Vienna was established in January 1998 as a project of the Centre for International and Interdisciplinary Studies (ZIIS). It is a platform for interdisciplinary cooperation of research and academic teaching in Canadian Studies.

The Centre for Canadian Studies coordinates multifaceted initiatives of teaching and research taking place predominantly at the University of Vienna with a focus on Canada. It organizes and finances interdisciplinary programs furthering Canadian Studies research (in particular lecture series, symposia, and study tours).

Numerous institutes of diverse faculties at the University of Vienna are involved in the Centre for Canadian Studies. These include the departments of:

The Centre for Canadian Studies also maintains connections with other Canadian Studies programmes and institutions with similar goals throughout Europe and America.

Our Team:

To see our most recent events, please visit the Events section.

News & Events


Workshop for PhD and advanced MA students


Travelling Exhibition "La Robe Rouge: Hitting the Road. Educate, Enable, Empower. The Path towards Healing"

29.06.2023 18:00

6th Vienna Lecture in Canadian Studies by Dr. Andrea Davis


CfP: GKS Emerging Scholars Forum

Deadline for submissions: August 31, 2022

25.07.2022 09:00

European Summer School in Canadian Studies


CfP: 13. Kongress des Frankoromanistenverbands, Wien

Deadline: 15. Januar 2022