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Université de Montréal

2900, boul. Édouard-Montpetit Montréal View map
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UNIVERSITÉ DE MONTRÉAL (UdeM) – An international university in a city rated the World's Best Student City 2017

Ranked amongst the world’s leading universities, and with a leafy campus in the heart of the world’s most appealing student city, Université de Montréal (UdeM) offers a truly international experience.

Université de Montréal is:

  • Rated the highest possible score of 5+ in the QS Stars rating system
  • Among the top five universities in Canada in 2015/16
  • Ranked among the global top 100 institutions in the field of life sciences and medicine, and 48th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology in 2017

Université de Montréal has:

  • 16 faculties and schools
  • 37 affiliated health establishments 
  • 2 affiliated schools, HEC Montréal and École Polytechnique.

Université de Montréal offers:

  • The largest array of programs in Canada
  • 250 undergraduate programs
  • 350 graduate programs
  • The most extensive range of life sciences programs in Canada

Founded in 1878, Université de Montréal has an alumni community of over 350,000 graduates worldwide and offers opportunities to study abroad in over 50 countries.

French is not your first language? Don't worry! Université de Montréal offers the opportunity to improve your French in just one summer. While most postgraduate programs are bilingual and open to students with proficiency in English, UdeM offers support to students who want to improve their French language skills, including individual tutoring, conversational French workshops, online self-study tools and a language pairing program.

UdeM’s flexible and customized programs based in North America’s largest French-speaking city will help you get ahead, stand out from other job applicants and fulfill yourself intellectually. 

Stay on campus to immerse yourself in Montréal, the World's Best Student City 2017.

"Montréal, the best place in the world to study ... and live"


Founded in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal is the largest engineering university in Québec for the size of its graduate student body and the scope of its research activities.

One of Canada’s leading engineering teaching and research institutions, Polytechnique Montréal is a key player in Québec’s engineering and innovation sector, as well as the partner of choice for a number of innovative businesses all over the world.

  • 8,200 students
  • 2,265 graduate students
  • More than 120 programs
  • 1,400 diplomas awarded annually
  • 44,300 alumni



  • More than $70-million annual budget
  • 20 Industrial Research Chairs (including 13 NSERC)
  • 25 Canada Research Chairs (including  1 Canada Excellence Research Chair)

Undergraduate and graduate programs (see the listing


HEC Montréal is a French-language Institution offering internationally renowned management education and research since 1907.

The School has been training future managers who contribute to our society’s growth and prosperity. The school spearheads projects around the world and is dedicated to the training of tomorrow's leaders.

Undergraduate and graduate programs (see the listing)

  • 13 000 students (BAA, MBA, PhD)
  • 80 Management Programs
  • 270 professors
  • 86 400 alumni


  • 12.8 $ million in research funding
  • 50 research units including 26 chairs

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Administration and Management Sciences

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Health Sciences

University Highlights

Total students - 36,815


International students - 7,901


Total faculty staff - 5,092


Total students - 36,815


International students - 7,901


Total faculty staff - 5,092



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