Thank you for considering the Faculty of Science at Simon Fraser University to pursue your graduate studies. SFU is one of British Columbia’s three premier research institutions and is located in the City of Burnaby - a part of Metro Vancouver and home to a culturally and ethnically diverse population of two million. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most beautiful and livable cities and boasts a mild climate and year round recreational opportunities.

As a Masters or PhD candidate, you will be joining an elite group of approximately 600 students who are mentored by faculty involved in research and dedicated to helping you reach your goal.

Our faculty members are always open to accepting exceptional students - visit our departmental faculty pages and contact a supervisor whose work intersects with yours.

Research and Facilities

We are proud of the research resources that our students and faculty may access on campus, click here find out about these facilities.


Applications and Admissions Process and Procedures

Please also visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies for detailed information about admissions, scholarships and TA and RA employment opportunities.


Contact Information

For detailed information about Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Science, please contact:

Dr. Carl Lowenberger
Associate Dean, Academic

Phone: 778-782-9462