Université du Québec à Montréal

An urban university in the heart of French North America.


A French public university, the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is located in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in North America. Its campus lies in the middle of one of the liveliest areas of Montreal, the Latin Quarter, reminiscent of old Europe.

The quality of UQAM programs, its research activities rooted in social issues and its innovations in creation have contributed to establish its reputation, here and around the globe.

A window on the world, UQAM integrates an international dimension in all its programs, and attracts students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. It has established a network of international partnerships that facilitates exchanges and joint activities abroad for its students and faculty members.

UQAM is signatory to the Berlin Declaration on open access to knowledge in the sciences and the humanities.