The Centre for Comparative Literature welcomes applications for the MA and PhD programs starting in September 2018.  The application deadline for the 2020-20201 academic year is January 15, 2020.

Canadian applicants: Be sure to apply for OGS and SSHRC awards.

Our Program codes:
– For PhD program: CO PhD
– For MA program: CO MA2


Step 1: All candidates must submit their applications through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS) website at: . At this website, you will be required to submit the following supporting documents together with your main application:

– Scanned copies of your original transcripts
– Two letters of reference
– A letter of intent (1 1/2 to 2 pages outlining your interests and the research you would like to pursue)
– A sample of writing (an essay no more than 20 pages in length)
– A curriculum vitae

Step 2: Please mail the following items to the Centre for Comparative Literature at Isabel Bader Theatre, 3rd floor, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 1K9:

– A printed copy of your on-line Application Summary.
– Original transcripts in sealed envelopes sent directly from the institution(s) attended. Photocopies of transcripts will not be accepted.
Proof of English Language Facility if applicable. It is essential that all incoming graduate students have a good command of English. Facility in the English language must be demonstrated by all applicants educated outside Canada whose primary language is not English. This requirement is a condition of admission and should be met before registration. The IELTS Institution Code for the University of Toronto is 0982. 

Contact person: Bao Nguyen, Graduate Administrator. Tel: 416 813 4041.