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Concordia University Montréal

Every year, our scholars, facilities and city inspire more than 50,000 students to engage with big questions head-on. We’re a comprehensive university. We search for innovative solutions and make positive contributions to society. Our creativity powers Montreal and connects us to the world. See how we plan to redefine the 21st-century university.


  • In 1974, two traditions came together:Loyola College grew out of the English-language program of Collège Sainte-Marie, a Jesuit college founded in 1848.Sir George Williams University originated in the evening classes offered by a YMCA Educational Program that began in 1851 and continued in various YMCA facilities in downtown Monteal.


  • The Concordia Advantage At Concordia, you can find an academic path to match your strengths and interests. You'll tackle big questions, think alongside award-winning professors, put your knowledge to work and experience life in Montreal.


  • We’re a research university on the move. See how we’re tackling societal challenges – and how our discoveries will define the next generation.
  • Concordia researchers are making strong contributions in terms of inquiries and discoveries in several key areas, positively impacting and informing society as a whole. 
  • With $53.1 million dollars in sponsored research revenues, our reputation as an innovative and dynamic knowledge creation institution is exemplified by our 118 research chairs, of which 32 are federally-funded, and 21 university-recognized research centres.


  • Concordia's Graduate & Professional Skills program offers professional development workshops and resources designed for graduate students.

Short Courses

Business & Management (47)
Computer Science & IT (41)
Arts, Design & Architecture (6)
Law (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Education & Training (1)

University Ranking

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Student services

  • Find university services available to you as a Concordia student. We provide support and professional services for all aspects of student life.

Housing services

  • There are a number of recommended lodging options available for your stay in Montreal.Please note that arrangements were made for special conference prices. 

Library services

  • The Library provides a variety of study spaces at Webster Library, Vanier Library and in the Grey Nuns Building including spaces for silent study, a keyboard-free zero noise room, bookable group study rooms, and various collaborative spaces for quiet group work.
  • The Library is a quiet space on campus. In collaborative spaces, speaking softly is permitted.

ICT services

  • Open a ticket with the Service Desk using one of our customized web forms. These forms help us gather the specific information we need to provide the quick support you're looking for.
  • Complete and submit the web form that best fits your needs from the options below. You'll receive an automatic acknowledgement by email with your ticket number. 

Medical services

  • The Health Services medical team includes nurses, doctors, mental health specialists, and health promotion specialists.
  • Assess your sexual health needs, run or order tests as needed, start certain treatments, teach you about your contraception options, and in certain circumstances even give you a prescription to start birth control

Campus life

  • Consider Montreal your canvas and watch a whole city open itself up to you at Concordia. From the downtown hustle of the Sir George Williams Campus to the relaxed Loyola Campus (and everywhere in between), you’ll find clubs, sports, professional networks, and support services to balance your life, work and study. 

Sports facilities

  • Le Gym is a comprehensive fitness facility located on the downtown campus. It has the latest exercise equipment, experienced personal trainers, and many classes, covering aerobics, fitness, martial arts and more.
  • Concordia Recreation offers a variety of sports leagues on the Loyola Campus at the Ed Meagher Arena, Concordia Gym, Concordia Stadium and the Stinger Dome.
  •  Fitness and sports facilities can be found on both campuses. Loyola's athletics complex is the focal point for intramural leagues. The Sir George Williams campus is home to Le Gym, a comprehensive workout facility. Some venues are also available to rent.

Student clubs

List of associations :

  • Concordia German Language Student Association
  • Concordia Undergraduate Psychology Association
  • First Peoples Studies Member Association
  • Law and Society Student Association
  • Mathematics Actuarial Statistics Student Association (MASSA)
  • Sociology & Anthropology Student Union (SASU)
  • Students of Philosophy Association
  • Undergraduate Students Association in Translation (USAT) / Association etudiantes du premier cycle en traduction (AECPT)
  • Commerce and Administration Students Association (CASA)

  • AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. 
  • The John Molson School of Business is a member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • The John Molson School of Business is a member of the AMBA Development Network (ADN), established to provide high potential business schools the opportunity to be part of a community that stresses continuous improvement. The ADN supports schools who share AMBA’s values and seek support in reaching accreditation standards.

Montréal-Ouest, Quebec, Canada


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