Universities of Montreal

Montreal has six universities and dozens of colleges. The city has thus the highest concentration of post-secondary students of all major cities in North America.

There are two French-language universities here: University of Quebec in Montreal or UQAM and University of Montreal or UdeM.

The latter is the second largest research university in Canada. Besides, the UdeM main building is as one of the most representative examples of 20th century architecture in Canada, two other French-language universities, Sherbrooke University and Laval University have campuses on Montreal's south shore.

Laval University was the first French language University in North America, created in the 1870s (University of Montreal was created in the early 20th century as a department of Laval University). There are two English-language universities in Montreal: Concordia University and McGill University, founded in 1821.

McGill is one of the oldest schools in Canada, a major research centre, It’s rated as Canada's best university and one of twelve best universities in the world.


UQAM( University of Quebec in Montreal). Photo : © provincequebec.com

loyola campus concordia university

Loyola Campus of Concordia University, administration pavillon. 7141 Sherbrooke Street West. Photo : © provincequebec.com

concordia stade

7200 Sherbrooke West Street, Centre Perform. Recreation and Athletics Complex, Stinger Dome. Photo : © provincequebec.com

oscar peterson concert hall

Oscar Peterson Concert Hall of the Concordia University. 7131 Sherbrooke Ouest Street. Photo : © provincequebec.com

loyola campus

General view of Loyola Campus, address: 7141 Sherbrooke Ouest Street. Photo : © provincequebec.com

loyola chapel

Loyola Chapel. Photo : © provincequebec.com

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