Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

UQAM offers more than 300 study programs in seven main areas: arts, communications, education, management, political science and law, science and social sciences.

Why choose UQAM?

An urban university

UQAM’s main campus and its Pierre-Dansereau Science Complex are located in the heart of two of central Montréal’s liveliest districts: the Quartier Latin [Latin Quarter] and the Quartier des spectacles [Entertainment District].

A broad selection of innovative programs of study

UQAM offers more than 300 programs of study in 7 main areas: arts, communications, education, management, political science and law, science, and social sciences. Many of these programs are unique in Québec, Canada and North America.

Regional campuses

In addition to its Montréal campus, UQAM has 4 other campuses in the metropolitan region, enabling students to pursue their studies closer to where they reside.

Practical training

Nearly 90% of UQAM Bachelor programs include internships, exhibitions, labs, simulations, competitions or field trips.

Dedicated teachers

The teachers at UQAM contribute to the stimulating academic environment through their availability and their commitment.

Numerous scholarships

UQAM students receive more than $15 million in scholarships annually. Hundreds of scholarship programs offer financial support to students pursuing their academic studies

International dimension

Each year, UQAM welcomes more than 3,800 foreign students from 95 countries.

Cutting-edge research

UQAM is ranked 1st in Québec and 6th in Canada in terms of research funding for comprehensive universities.


Innovation has been central to the mission of UQAM. The University has been a pioneer in the development of many fields of study not traditionally found in an academic setting.

Dynamic university life

There are many opportunities to participate in student life at UQAM, including a variety of groups, associations and media. In addition to access to the UQAM Sports Centre, students can join one of the University’s excellent sports teams, the Citadins.

Inspired by excellence

UQAM students excel on the national and international scene. Every year, groups of students garner the highest awards at a number of events.

A wide range of student services

Students also have access to services that provide support for learning and academic success, psychological counselling, educational and career guidance, job search assistance and financial aid. There are also services to support students with disabilities.


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