UCalgary Geography Graduate Student Mark Pfeifer stands on the platform at the University train station

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The Department of Geography facilitates flexibility and creativity in advanced geographical inquiry to develop research expertise among graduate students

Understanding graduate studies

Understanding graduate studies

Build on your previous education under the mentorship of some of the top minds in your field.

Future graduate students

Future graduate students

UCalgary's commitment to research and student success, its campus amenities and its community culture add up to a perfect setting for ambitious graduate students.

International students

International students

As an integral part of the academic environment, your success is our priority. Learn everything you need to know before you apply and attend UCalgary as an international grad student.

Graduate program contacts

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Graduate Program Advisors

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For Thesis-based students: Denise Retzlaff

For Course-based students: Federica Gowen


Graduate Program Directors

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For Thesis-based programs:

Dr. Gwendolyn Blue

For Course-based programs:

Dr. Yvonne Martin



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