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The first created francophone institution of higher learning in America, open to the world and imbued with a culture of high standards, Université Laval contributes to the development of society by:

  • educating qualified and

  • responsible individuals who become agents of change and by seeking sharing knowledge in a stimulating environment of research and creation.

Université Laval 

is a comprehensive university boasting some 48,000 students—a quarter of them graduates—as well as 17 faculties, 60 departments and schools, and nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate programs in every field of knowledge.

Rich and diverse community

  • Over 48 000 students
  • More than 5500 foreign students
  • More than 3200 regular professors, lecturers and other teaching staff
  • More than 230 student organizations

The excellence of research and study quality

Ranking among the largest research universities in Canada, Université Laval is world renowned for its advanced research in several areas. A survey revealed that almost 90% (1) of its graduate students were satisfied with the quality of their education.

1 Enquête auprès des étudiants à la maîtrise et au doctorat (EÉMD)/Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS), 2013.