Université de Montréal

Deeply rooted in Montreal and dedicated to its international mission, Université de Montréal is a leading research university. It ranks among the top 100 universities worldwide and among the best French-language universities. The Times Higher Education ranks UdeM 7th among institutions committed to achieving the UN’s sustainable development goals. With its affiliated schools, Polytechnique Montréal and HEC Montréal, UdeM attracts over $500 million in research funding every year, making it one of the top three university research hubs in Canada. UdeM has more than 67,000 students, 2,300 professors and researchers, and an active global network of 400,000 alumni.

Research and Learning Environment
With its 13 faculties and its affiliated schools, Université de Montréal is home to 465 research units, active in every field of knowledge. It is the only university in Canada to offer the full range of disciplines in life sciences, including medicine, public health, pharmacy, nursing, dentistry, optometry and veterinary medicine. Its network of 27 hospitals and affiliate healthcare centers is one of the strongest clinical divisions in the country.

International Engagement
The Université de Montréal has partnership agreements with institutions in 65 different countries involving nearly 550 institutions worldwide, and more than half its academic’s publications are co-authored with one or several international colleagues. The Montreal Declaration for a Responsible Development of Artificial Intelligence stands as an example of UdeM’s leadership in cross-disciplinary work, international outreach and social impact.

 

Research Strengths: 
Artificial intelligence and operational research
Astrophysics
Ethics, responsibility and the digital transition
Neurosciences, development and aging
Public health
Research-creation
Sustainable development
Therapeutic innovation and biomedical engineering