Carleton University

About Carleton University

Carleton University is a comprehensive university located in the capital of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario. Carleton is a public university that offers more than 65 academic programs across a wide range of disciplines. Carleton is reputed for its strength in a variety of fields, such as engineering, industrial design, humanities, international business and many of the disciplines housed in its Faculty of Public Affairs (including international affairs, journalism, political science, political economy, political management, public policy and administration, and legal studies).

Carleton currently houses more than 22,000 undergraduate and more than 3,000 postgraduate students. Its campus is located west of Old Ottawa South, within close proximity to The Glebe and Confederation Heights, and is bounded to the north by the Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake and to the south by the Rideau River.[4] The university is represented in Canadian Inter university Sport by the Carleton Ravens.

Carleton has been included in a number of Canadian and international college and university rankings. In 2013–2014, Carleton was ranked 276–300 in the Times Higher Education Supplement rankings, and 401–500th in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. In 2015, Macleans ranked Carleton as the 4th best comprehensive university in Canada.

Reason to choose Canada as study option
A Great Place to Live and Learn

Thinking of making Ottawa the location for your studies? Start capitalizing on life in the nation’s capital. Although known primarily as the seat of Canada’s federal government, Ottawa is so much more! For students who choose to study here, Ottawa offers invaluable research facilities and work opportunities at the numerous agencies, institutions and businesses located in the city.

A cosmopolitan city of close to a million people, Ottawa is ideally situated just a few hours’ drive from Toronto, Montreal and the United States. The city has an international airport and is well serviced by inter-city buses and trains.

Ottawa is one of the world’s most beautiful capital cities with its historic architecture, interconnecting waterways, park-like greenery, and extensive walking and biking trails. Elegant shops, international restaurants, movie theatres, nightclubs and a bustling farmers’ market flourish in a dynamic downtown core situated in the shadow of Canada’s majestic Parliament buildings.

Ottawa also plays host to many visiting dignitaries, authors, artists, festivals and sporting events, allowing students access to events not always available elsewhere. The city is also one of the most picturesque capitals in the world, with its neighbourhood parks and tranquil green spaces, waterways that wind through the city, and historical and architectural landmarks scattered throughout the area. Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s most livable and safe cities, Ottawa is part big city, part small town.

With all Ottawa has to offer – no matter where your tastes and interests lie, you’ll find something here for you!

FOR ISME Student


Carleton University’s Canada-India Centre provides professional development opportunities to Indian students from various fields, including Management, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, and Arts. The aim of this initiative is to provide global exposure opportunities for students who seek job opportunities around the world.
The curriculum of this program can be customized in accordance with specific professional development objectives of students and their home institutions.


As the backbone of any business, strategy gives an organisation direction and outlines its plan for success against competitors. This course examines how to form effective business strategies, and the issues surrounding their implementation. You will be equipped to create high quality business strategies through the latest business insights and freshest perspectives.


The Program is designed for the students at Indian universities who are interested in pursuing careers in business strategy. The Program is:

1. Offered by the Canada-India Centre for Excellence and Carleton’s academic Faculties;
2. 2-weeks in length, with participants selected according to selection criteria agreed upon in advance with Carleton University, and includes experiential learning via weekly industry visits.


Duration: Two weeks Industry Visits: Multiple visits to Ottawa-based business hubs and centers

Day 1 Arrival – Shuttle pick-up at airport and hotel drop-off
Day 2 & 3Introduction to Canadian business culture & introduction to business analysis
Day 4 & 5Tour of Canada’s Parliament and a visit to Ottawa’s business Hub
Day 6, 7 & 8Introduction to competitive strategy & a visit to a business incubator
Day 9 & 10Visit to leading Canadian businesses – e.g. Shopify and Kavuto
Day 11 & 12Introduction to strategic management
Day 13Free time
Day 14Departure – Hotel Pick-up and airport drop-off