University of Quebec

Rank 25
Location Quebec City
Established 1969
Famous For Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Geosciences


The Université du Québec à Montréal, or UQAM, is a French-language university that is home to over 4,000 international students from almost 100 countries.

The two main campuses at UQAM are located in the heart of two of central Montreal’s most exciting districts. Students choose UQAM for the originality and quality of its programs, research and innovation in the arts. Regarding research, UQAM is ranked 1st in Quebec and 8th in Canada regarding research funding for comprehensive universities (Research Infosource, 2020). 

In total, UQAM provides 40 programs with an international component and an Executive MBA program (EMBA) for business students.

Services for International Students

All universities that are part of the University of Quebec network make efforts to give students the best experience in terms of education and support. New students are given the perfect reception and orientation to make things clear immediately. There are many student support groups, sports and science clubs, and student associations that they can participate in during their study years. Many establishments also organize various social and cultural events to enliven students' lives and connect better with different communities. 

University establishments guide students through their academic journey and provide the most effective tools and strategies to enable them to succeed. Students can make informed decisions regarding programs and career opportunities through university orientation. Support is also given for professional integration throughout the program, and assistance in job placements helps them move toward the job market after graduation.


  • 751-760th in the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 601-800th by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023


University of Quebec has modern on-campus residences that students can take to enrich their university experience. As all the establishments are located in urban environments, it is also easy for students to look for off-campus rental accommodations if they wish to stay close to campus in the event of not having availability at the campus residences. Most establishments also guide students in finding the right accommodation options.

About Location

The headquarters of the University of Quebec is situated in Quebec City, with ten different campuses spread across the province of Quebec in various cities.

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