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University of Quebec in Montreal

The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is a public French-language university of international influence. The quality of its programs, its research in social issues and its innovations in the creative arts are the foundation stones of its reputation. The University offers training on campus and in its four regional centres.

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  • UQAM offers more than 300 study programs in seven main areas: arts, communications, education, management, political science and law, science, and social sciences. Many of these programs are unique in Quebec, Canada and North America.
  • Innovation has been central to the mission of UQAM, a pioneer in the development of many fields of study not traditionally found in an academic setting. It has unique areas of expertise that have contributed to its institutional identity, notably in public relations, actuarial science, sexology, social law, design and visual arts, feminist studies, and social economy, not to mention its advances in health and in Earth and atmospheric sciences.


UQAM is ranked 1st in Quebec and 8th in Canada in terms of research funding for comprehensive universities (Research Infosource, 2020). The University’s researchers, working in more than a hundred research and creative units, are awarded numerous prizes and distinctions each year.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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571 20
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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701 -100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
745 -49
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student Life

Campus life

  • A Modern Campus UQAM's approximately 40,000 students, appreciate its modern campus replete with laboratories, workshops, renovated production studios and top quality athletic and cultural installations.
  • In addition to its Montreal campus, UQAM has four other campuses in the metropolitan region, enabling students to pursue their studies closer to home. The Lanaudière, Laval, Longueuil and Montérégie-Ouest campuses offer full study programs, as well as several day, evening or weekend courses.

Montréal, Quebec, Canada


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