About the Host Institutions

McGill University © McGill Univeristy | Université McGill

McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world. With students coming to McGill from some 150 countries, the student body is the most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country.  

McGill was founded in 1821 thanks to a generous bequest by James McGill, and since then, it has grown from a small college to a bustling university with two campuses, 11 Faculties, some 300 programs of study, and more than 36,000 students. Learn more…

© Concordia University | Université ConcordiaConcordia University

Concordia University, located in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Montreal, is one of Canada’s most innovative and diverse comprehensive universities. The name of the university comes from the motto of the City of Montreal, “Concordia Salus,” which means “well-being through harmony.”

Concordia offers more than 300 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs, diplomas and certificates in four Faculties, a School of Graduate Studies and a School of Extended Learning. More than 11 percent of the university’s student population is international. In fact, Concordia welcomes students from more than 150 countries, and maintains formal ties with more than 100 institutions in 33 countries.

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Université de Montréal© Université de Montréal

Université de Montréal (UdeM) is an interdisciplinary crossroads beyond compare. It is here that political science intermingles with sustainable development, psychology with medicine, and engineering with chemistry. With its 300 undergraduate programs  and 400 graduate programs , UdeM offers a complete panorama of contemporary knowledge. It is the only Canadian university that spans all the health sciences.

UdeM ranks among Canada's top universities due to the volume of its research activities. Over 2,500 professors and researchers push the limits of knowledge every day in their 200 research centres and institutes.

Each year, Université de Montréal welcomes 6,000 foreign students from 120 countries. Their programs enjoy international visibility thanks to many partnerships with universities located throughout the world. Learn more…

© Champlain Saint-Lambert College | CÉGEP Champlain Saint-LambertChamplain Saint-Lambert College

Champlain College Saint-Lambert is a campus of Champlain Regional College.  Champlain College Saint-Lambert is a public English-language CEGEP located on the South Shore of Montreal. The CEGEP offers both two-year pre-university and three-year career programs. There are approximately 2,700 students attending Champlain College Saint-Lambert. Their  students come from diverse cultures and speak a variety of languages giving the college a friendly and multicultural environment where you will meet new people and live new experiences. Learn more…