Université Laval, the first French-language university in the Americas, is one of Canada’s great research universities. With 45,000 students and 3,300 professors active in 17 faculties, UL offers first-rate teaching and world-class research in more than 400 programs. Choosing UL means building your future in a community dedicated 100% to your success.

Your UL experience gives you the opportunity to take advantage of cutting-edge, high-tech teaching and research facilities and get all the support you need in achieving your goals.

Laval’s professors get top ratings for their availability and willingness to help students. Laval’s well-funded, world-class facilities continually achieve breakthroughs and social innovations. There’s an inspiring array of activities available, ranging from radical new experiences to just having fun.

UL goes the extra mile to make student living easy, with on-campus services ranging from a medical clinic to a travel agency. UL is a certified “Sustainable Campus,” encouraging sustainable development initiatives and offering a basic grounding in sustainability.

The campus is an oasis of green in beautiful Québec City, while campus buildings reflect the very latest technological developments.

Research Strengths

The Université Laval inspires and supports discovery, creativity, and innovation across all disciplines, with a focus on multidisciplinary research areas including:

  • Agriculture, food sciences and forestry
  • Obesity, cancer, infectious and cardiovascular diseases
  • Genomics and proteomics
  • Optics-photonics and laser
  • Economics, policy and poverty
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