Canada - Quebec / Québec

top General Information


Street:2325, rue de l'Université



Post Code:G1V 0A6

Tel.:+1(418) 656-2131 +1(418) 656-3333

Fax:+1(418) 656-5920


Other Sites

Also 9 Teaching Hospitals. French courses for foreign students. 386 programmes. International, Work-Study and Entrepeneurial profiles integrated into many programmes.

Institution Funding



Founded 1663 as Grand Séminaire de Québec. Granted royal Charter 1852. Granted a new charter by the Assemblée Nationale du Québec 1970; modified 1991. Financed by a Provincial Grant.

Academic Year

September to August (September-December; January-April; May-August)

Admission Requirements

Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) following successful completion of a 2-year pre-university course at a CEGEP (Collège d'Enseignement général et professionnel), or recognized equivalent

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate, 294,57 per course (3 credits) for Québec residents. 730,44 for other Canadian students. (CAD)

International:Undergraduate,1601,04-1928,52 per course (3 credits). (CAD)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : Denis Brière

Job title:Recteur

Senior Administrative Officer : Monique Richer

Job title:Secrétaire générale

International Relations Officer : Bernard Garnier

Job title:Vice-recteur aux études et aux activités internationales

top Divisions

Course/Programme : Continuous Education

Fields of study:Accountancy, Agricultural Management, Bible, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Development Studies, Educational Administration, English Studies, Ethics, Finance, Food Science, French, Geography, German, Grammar, Greek (Classical), History of Religion, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, Information Technology, International Business, International Law, Journalism, Latin, Law, Leadership, Management, Music, Occupational Health, Ophthalmology, Pastoral Studies, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Portuguese, Public Relations, Publishing and Book Trade, Real Estate, Religion, Religious Studies, Russian, Small Business, Social Psychology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Theology, Tourism, Toxicology, Vocational Education, Writing

Course/Programme : Distance Education

Fields of study:Agrobiology, Animal Husbandry, Business Administration, Cognitive Sciences, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, E- Business/Commerce, Ethnology, Food Technology, Forestry, French, Geography, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Horticulture, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Insurance, Law, Nutrition, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religious Practice, Small Business, Theology

Faculty : Agriculture and Food Sciences

Fields of study:Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Biology, Botany, Dietetics, Environmental Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology, Forest Products, Microbiology, Nutrition, Soil Science, Zoology

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Archaeology, Archiving, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, English, English Studies, Ethnology, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Grammar, Greek (Classical), History, Information Sciences, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Museum Studies, Portuguese, Public Relations, Russian, Spanish, Terminology, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation, Writing

Faculty : Business Administration

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, E- Business/Commerce, Finance, Information Management, Information Sciences, Insurance, International Business, Management, Marketing, Occupational Health, Real Estate, Small Business, Tourism

Faculty : Dentistry

Fields of study:Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Gerontology, Surgery

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Health Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Native Language Education, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Secondary Education, Sports, Technology Education, Vocational Education

Faculty : Forestry, Goegraphy and Geomatics

Fields of study:Environmental Studies, Forest Biology, Forest Management, Forestry, Geography, Meteorology, Rural Studies, Surveying and Mapping, Urban Studies, Wood Technology

Faculty : Graduate Studies

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law, Environmental Studies, International Law, Law, Notary Studies

Faculty : Medicine

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Cognitive Sciences, Community Health, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Ergotherapy, Gender Studies, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurology, Neurosciences, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Surgery, Toxicology, Urology

Faculty : Music

Fields of study:Music, Music Education, Religious Music

Faculty : Nursing

Fields of study:Cardiology, Community Health, Nursing

Faculty : Pharmacy

Fields of study:Epidemiology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy

Faculty : Philosophy

Fields of study:Ethics, Philosophy

Faculty : Planning, Architecture and Visual Arts

Fields of study:Architecture, Art Education, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Regional Planning, Town Planning, Visual Arts

Faculty : Science and Engineering

Fields of study:Actuarial Science, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Geological Engineering, Geology, Hydraulic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Mining Engineering, Natural Sciences, Optics, Physical Engineering, Physics, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Software Engineering, Statistics

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Clinical Psychology, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Economics, Gerontology, Human Resources, International Relations, Labour and Industrial Relations, Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Social and Community Services, Social Sciences, Sociology, Women's Studies

Faculty : Theology and Religious Studies

Fields of study:Classical Languages, Ethics, Hebrew, Oriental Languages, Pastoral Studies, Religious Studies, Sanskrit, Theology

Institute : International Studies

Fields of study:International Studies

More details:Québec

Laboratory : 'Mont Mégantic' Observatory

More details:OMM

Research Division : Aboriginal Studies and Research

More details:CIERA

Research Division : Agricultural Economics

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agronomy

More details:CREA

Research Division : Algebric Mathematics Calculation

Fields of study:Mathematics

More details:Interuniversity Centre, CICMA

Research Division : Brain, Behaviour and Neuropsychiatry

Fields of study:Behavioural Sciences, Neurology, Psychiatry and Mental Health

More details:CRCN

Research Division : Cancer

Fields of study:Oncology

More details:CRC

Research Division : Catalysis and Interfaces Properties

Fields of study:Organic Chemistry

More details:CERPIC

Research Division : Concrete Technology

Fields of study:Building Technologies

More details:Interuniversity Research, CRIB

Research Division : Education and Work Life

More details:Interuniversity Research, CRIEVAT

Research Division : Energy Metabolism

Fields of study:Physiology

More details:CREME

Research Division : Finite Element Methods

Fields of study:Engineering, Mathematics

More details:Interdisciplinary Research Group, GIREF

Research Division : Forestry Biology

Fields of study:Forest Biology

More details:CRBF

Research Division : Geomatics

Fields of study:Surveying and Mapping

More details:CRG

Research Division : Health Respiratory

Fields of study:Health Sciences

More details:GESER

Research Division : Horticulture

Fields of study:Horticulture

More details:CRH

Research Division : Infectiology

Fields of study:Epidemiology

More details:CRI

Research Division : Language Planning

Fields of study:Linguistics, Modern Languages

More details:International Research Centre, CIRAL

Research Division : Languages, Arts and Popular Francophone Traditions of North America

Fields of study:Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, Folklore, French Studies, Modern Languages

More details:CELAT

Research Division : Macromolecules Sciences and Engineering

Fields of study:Molecular Biology

More details:CERSIM

Research Division : Milk Science and Technology

Fields of study:Dairy, Technology

More details:STELA

Research Division : Molecular Endocrinology and Oncology

Fields of study:Endocrinology, Oncology

More details:CREMO

Research Division : Network Organisation Technologies

Fields of study:Computer Networks, Telecommunications Engineering

More details:CENTOR

Research Division : Nordic Studies

Research Division : Optics, Photonics and Laser

Fields of study:Laser Engineering, Optics

Research Division : Oral Ecology

Fields of study:Oral Pathology

More details:GREB

Research Division : Protein, Function and Structure Engineering

Fields of study:Physical Engineering

More details:CREFSIP

Research Division : Psychosocial Inadaptation of the Child

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Educational Psychology

More details:GRIP

Research Division : Quebec Literature and Culture

Fields of study:Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, Literature

More details:Interuniversity Research; CRILCQ

Research Division : Quebec Oceanographic Research

Fields of study:Marine Science and Oceanography

More details:Interuniversity Group, Quebec-Ocean

Research Division : Quebec Studies

Fields of study:Canadian Studies, Cultural Studies, Social Sciences

More details:Interuniversity Centre, CIEQ

Research Division : Regional Planning and Development

Fields of study:Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Town Planning

More details:CRAD

Research Division : Rehabilitation and Social Integration

Fields of study:Psychology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Work

Research Division : Reproduction Biology

Fields of study:Embryology and Reproduction Biology

More details:CRBR

Research Division : Research and Intervention on Academic Success

Fields of study:Educational Sciences

More details:CRIRES

Research Division : Risk, Economic Policies and Employment

Fields of study:Economics, Finance

More details:Interuniversity Research, CIRPEE

Research Division : Training and Teaching Professions

Fields of study:Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training

More details:Interuniversity Research Centre (CRIFPE)

Research Division : Violence Against Women and Family Violence

Fields of study:Gender Studies, Women's Studies

Research Division : Youth and Families at Risk

Fields of study:Social Work

More details:JEFAR

top Degrees

Certificat et diplôme universitaire/University certificate and diploma

Baccalauréat/Bachelor's Degree

Diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées/Graduate Advanced Diploma

Maîtrise/Master's Degree

Fields of study:Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Natural Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences

Doctorat/Doctoral Degree

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Art History, Cinema and Television, Literature, Music, Music Education, Performing Arts, Psychology, Theatre


Also M.B.A.; Undergraduate and graduate microprogrammes.

Main Press

Presses de l'Université Laval

top Student & Staff Numbers


Statistics Year:2014-2015


Full Time Total:2500

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:1310


Statistics Year:2014-2015



Foreign Total:4000

Updated on 26-03-2015