Université du Québec à Montréal

An urban university in the heart of French North America.


Located in the heart of one of the most beautiful metropolises in North America, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is defined by its urban character and its openness to the world. It is a public, French-language university, with a campus in one of Montreal’s most stimulating neighbourhoods, reminiscent of European charm in the heart of French North America.

The quality of its programs, its research activities grounded in social concerns, and its innovations in the arts have helped establish UQAM’s reputation at home and around the world.

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.