Project Overview

A renowned university

Founded in 1878, the University of Montréal is now the second largest university in Canada. With over 60,000 students from around the world, the University of Montréal awards more than 11,000 diplomas every year.


A leader in research

The University of Montréal is one of Canada’s major research centers. With its network of affiliated institutes, it brings together 2,600 professors and researchers from all the fundamental disciplines, some 465 research units and one of Canada’s largest student bodies at the master’s and doctoral levels. The University earmarks more than $500 million for basic and applied research each year, making it one of Canada’s most active universities in the field.