Why Choose to Study in Montreal?
Because you will live an outstanding student experience!
Montréal, with its four downtown university campuses, was named the best city in the world in which to study according to 50,000 students surveyed by Quacquerilli Symonds in 2018. The Montréal region has more students per capita than any other Canadian city.
Nearly 15,000 international students attend Montréal universities, the largest such student population in Canada. In addition, 450 laboratories and public and private research centres contribute to making Montréal a university city of international calibre.
A Welcoming Population
Montreal is a safe, multicultural city known for its quality of life with an affordable cost of living. It's also the most bilingual and trilingual city in North America. More than 50% of Montrealers speak fluent English and French, and more than 20% of them speak three or more languages.
An Outstanding Quality of Life
Montréal is also recognized for its quality of life. Close to both peaceful rural beauty and exciting ski slopes, this dynamic city offers lively districts and many green spaces. Located in the heart of the city, the ÉTS campus is easily reached by bicycle or public transit. Almost 1,100 students live in the school’s university residences. These studios and apartments include furnishings, heating, electricity and unlimited Internet access.