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Thank you for your interest in the Joint PhD in Educational Studies Program!


The admission portal for the 2025 Academic Year is now open. The deadline to receive all required documents, INCLUDING reference submission is October 1, 2024.

Note that the Joint Ph.D. in Educational Studies Office of the Secretariat will be housed at the University of Windsor for the next five years. All applications (home university choice of Brock University, Lakehead University, or the University of Windsor) will be initially processed through the University of Windsor online application system.

We invite you to find out more about the application process, academic curriculum, and services that we offer at the Doctoral level.​

For more in depth information on the program, as well as policies and procedures, please refer to the Program Handbook.

Students admitted to the Joint PhD in Educational Studies Program must attend Doctoral Seminar I in the year they are admitted, and in the following year they must attend Doctoral Seminar II. These seminars are held on campus and are hosted by one of the partner universities on a rotating basis. In July 2025, these seminars will be held at Brock University in St. Catharine’s Ontario,  and in July 2026 the seminars will be held at the University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario.

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