Montréal clearly merits inclusion in the global network of knowledge-based cities, because of the interdisciplinary synergy and decompartmentalization increasingly pursued by its universities and cultural institutions as well as a growing number of organizations that are active in many different sectors.
- Concordia University
Founded in 1974, Concordia University offers more than 180 undergraduate programs in four different departments (Arts and Science, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, John Molson School of Business) and 70 master’s and doctorate programs.
- Université de Montréal
Research in more than 200 centres, research groups, chairs, institutes and affiliated hospitals makes the Université de Montréal the second largest university research hub in Canada. Its health sciences department is the largest in Canada.
- Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) (in French)
UQÀM has seven departments (Arts, Education, Languages, Literature and Communications, Political Science and Law, Science, Management Science, Social Science) 116 undergraduate programs, 96 graduate programs, 13 research centres, 21 teaching and research chairs, nine Canada Research Chairs and two institutes.
- McGill University
Among the oldest and most reputed universities of North America, McGill is located in the heart of downtown Montréal.
- HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal, founded in 1907 as Canada’s first business school, has over 13,000 students and trains 8,000 executives and managers every year. The School holds numerous accreditations, and offers close to 60 undergraduate and graduate programs, some of them multilingual. It is also one of the most active Canadian business schools in research.
- École de technologie supérieure
Created in 1974, l’École de technologie supérieure is part of the Université du Québec. The school specializes in application engineering and technology, and focuses its activity on cooperative teaching, with a view of developing new technologies and integrating them into businesses.
- École Nationale d’Administration Publique - Université du Québec
The École nationale d’administration publique is a place for education, guidance and observation in the field of public administration, both in Québec and worldwide.
- École Polytechnique
Located on the side of Mount Royal, the École Polytechnique offers its students, professors, researchers and partners an environment that is filled with possibilities and a tremendous potential for collaboration, development and growth.