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Université de Montréal

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Montreal
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CA
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The Université de Montréal is a French-language public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The university's main campus is located on the northern slope of Mount Royal in the Outremont and Côte-des-Neiges boroughs. The institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two affiliated schools: the Polytechnique Montréal (School of Engineering; formerly the École Polytechnique de Montréal) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). It offers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes, including 71 doctoral programmes.

The university was founded as a satellite campus of the Université Laval in 1878. It became a independent institution after it was issued a papal charter in 1919, and a provincial charter in 1920. Université de Montréal moved from Montreal's Quartier Latin to its present location at Mount Royal in 1942. It was made a secular institution with the passing of another provincial charter in 1967.

The school is co-educational, and has over 34,335 undergraduate and over 11,925 post-graduate students (excluding affiliated schools). Alumni and former students reside across Canada and around the world, with notable alumni serving as government officials, academics, and business leaders. It was ranked 101–150 in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, 149th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings. 90th in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 129th in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report global university ranking. Its athletic teams are known as the Carabins, and are members of U Sports.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universit%C3%A9_de_Montr%C3%A9al

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Enrico Agostini Marchese
Montreal
Canada
CA
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