Campus & Facilities

The U of A’s five campuses are dynamic communities, continually growing with modern facilities that offer top-quality learning environments for students.

Our research labs, smart classrooms and libraries put critical resources at your fingertips, providing a foundation for success as you challenge, share, collaborate and discover.

World-Class Facilities

[University of Alberta Libraries]  University of Alberta Libraries
Our collection is first-rate, providing resources especially critical to research in the social sciences and humanities. Our collection ranks 13th in size among all research libraries in North America. Within Canada, it's the 2nd largest and ranks 1st in volumes per student.
[National Institute for Nanotechnology]  National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT)
A leading facility for nanotechnology research and one of only a few in the world; NINT houses the quietest laboratory space in Canada.
[Timms Centre for the Arts]  Timms Centre for the Arts
Regarded as Canada’s finest theatre teaching facility, offering the latest lighting technologies, tracking systems, and wardrobe and production facilities.

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Fast Facts

Canada’s first stand-alone School of Public Health, a faculty dedicated to public health, wellness and prevention.

Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute—a major center for complex cardiac care, providing heart transplants and conducting advanced cardiovascular research.

Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science—opening in 2011, this will be one of only a few of its kind in the world, housing interdisciplinary science research teams in one facility with new lecture halls and labs.

U of A Museums contains more than 17 million objects in 35 collections—meteorites to textiles, to paleontology artifacts.

Edmonton Clinic—opening in 2011, this state-of-the-art clinic will transform patient care and health-care education by joining health sciences students with educators, clinicians and researchers in a team-oriented, one-stop health-care centre.