CIGI campus entrance in Waterloo, Ontario

The CIGI Campus, located in Waterloo, Ontario, houses the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

The campus, which received a Governor Generals Medal in Architecture, centres on a landscaped courtyard offering a contemporary take on the traditional academic quad building. Highlighted by wood, glass and stone elements, the Oxbridge-style complex also features a 250-seat auditorium for academic and public events. CIGI gratefully acknowledges support from the City of Waterloo, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada in constructing the CIGI Campus.

CIGI acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. CIGI is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes 10 km on each side of the Grand River.

Additional Occupants

Additional occupants of the CIGI Campus include the International Migration Research Centre, the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society, and Y Café.


The CIGI Campus is available to non-profit organizations, community groups and businesses for meetings and events. For information about CIGI Campus facilities, services and rentals, please contact [email protected].

Please note, we do not allow rentals for private gatherings such as weddings and parties.

67 Erb Street West
Waterloo, Ontario
Canada  N2L 6C2