University of Montreal

Country: Canada
Address:2900 Edouard Montpetit Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada

About University of Montreal

Also called UdeM, the University of Montreal is a non-private research institution of higher education in the Québec province of Canada. The University was founded in 1878 founded, with three faculties: theology, law and medicine. Earlier University of Montreal was situated in Montreal's Quartier Latin but later in 1942, it moved to Mount Royal. It got the status of a secular establishment in the year 1967.
The main campus of the university is set on Mount Royal, the campus comprises more than 65 hectares of greenery, roads and paths. Aside from the landmark Roger Gaudry Pavilion that can be seen from kilometres away, the campus has some 40 buildings. The 13 faculties and schools at the university cover all fields of knowledge, from music to natural science, law, humanities and health. It maintains 27 healthcare institutions, and 2 associated schools namely HEC Montréal (School of Business) and Poly technique Montréal (School of Engineering. Other than this, it allows students to choose from 600 graduate and undergraduate programs.

The university has approximately 18,195 postgraduate and 49,193 undergraduate students. Around 73 percent of the student body at the university is undergraduate whereas 27 percent of the students come under the graduate student category. The university is currently offering education to more than 67,389 students (including two of its schools). The university holds 10,000 international students while more than 7,000 are the permanent residents of the country.

There are numerous certified organizations and clubs on the campus that allow students to explore their interests in various fields like culture, sports, religion, and public issues. The university has two major student bodies that take care of all the clubs and organizations. FAÉCUM (association) is currently linked to more than 80 student clubs and organizations. The University of Montreal is a part of the U15 group that combines 15 Canadian research universities. The university has 465 units and departments of research and is ranked third on the list of best 50 research institutions by Research Info source in the year 2018.

The university has successfully educated a huge number of students till now who now reside across Canada and around the world. Its alumni include pass outs who are serving as government officials, academic researchers, and business tycoons. Many ex-students have gained much fame for serving in government and other fields.



University of Montreal

Phone:+1 514-343-6111
Address:2900 Edouard Montpetit Blvd, Montreal, Quebec H3T 1J4, Canada
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