About York University (YU), Toronto
York is a leading international teaching and research university and a driving force for positive change.
Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term career and personal success. Together we are making things right for our communities, our planet, and our future.
Bringing Your Education to Life Through Global Engagement
York’s student body includes about 18 per cent international students and also reflects the diversity of Toronto, one of the world’s most multicultural cities. The University draws scholars and exchange students from around the globe, and our students and faculty have opportunities for exchanges and collaborations at our more than 600 partner institutions worldwide.
Our French language-focused Glendon campus in Toronto provides a unique environment for cross-linguistic and cross-cultural teaching, research, and dialogue. York’s eco-campus in Las Nubes, Costa Rica embodies our local and global community partnerships towards sustainable development, and our campus in Hyderabad, India offer world-class management education and training to the next generation of business leaders.
Engaging in research at York also provides an opportunity to find ways to make our world more equitable and just. The global nature of our research attracts international scholars and supports international collaborations.
Be a contributor to the global society of the future with York as you learn ways to enhance international cooperation, economic inclusion, and social cohesion.