An Interview with the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Josephine Nalbantoglu

GradLife McGill recently sat down with Dean Nalbantoglu for an exclusive interview. Read more here.

McGill tops Maclean's 2019 Medical Doctoral ranking

For the 14th year in a row, McGill maintains its top ranking for Medical/Doctoral universities in Canada.

International Policy Ideas Challenge 2018

Congratulations to Anh Bui (Lead Researcher, Master's student in Human Nutrition) and Arlette Saint Ville (Collaborator, Postdoctoral Researcher with the McGill Institute of Global Food Security), our 2018 International Policy Ideas Challenge Winners!  Read more here.

Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet January 2019

Congratulations to Nariman Yousefi, PhD student in  Chemical Engineering, Winner of the Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet for January 2019. Read more about his award-winning publication here.

Jayne Malenfant awarded Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation doctoral scholarship

Congratulations to Jayne Malenfant, doctoral student in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, recipient of a 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholarship.
Read more about her research here.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Welcome to McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) website. Whether you're a current graduate student, a postdoctoral researcher, or a member of the University's faculty or staff and involved in graduate studies and postdoctoral scholarship, our goal is to ensure that you have all the tools and info you need to make your experience an unbridled success.

Explore this site to find details about funding opportunities, thesis guidelines, supervision, and much more.


GPS mission statement, organizational structure, Council, and GPS Awards.

Prospective Students

Interested in studying at McGill? Visit our Grad Applicants website to find out how to apply and about fees.

Graduate Students

All the information you need from registration to graduation.


Information on funding opportunities, how to prepare an application, and how to accept and maintain awards.


From the first draft to final e-thesis submission for Master’s and Doctoral students, supervisors, and academic units.

Faculty and Staff

Admissions, GPA calculations, and responsibilities of supervisors, professors, and academic units.


Categories of postdocs, registration, and work permits for international postdocs.


Graduate services, graduate program, and postdoc contacts, and GradProg webform.