Université de Montréal

In June 2013, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the University of Innsbruck and the Faculté des arts et des sciences at the Université de Montréal to foster and enhance scientific exchange between the universities. The Université de Montréal is the largest francophone university in North America and, together with McGill, the most prestigious university in Québec. It regularly occupies top positions in national and international rankings.

Fields of study

The Faculté des arts et des sciences at the UdeM provides study programs in the following fields of study:

  • Literature and Languages (including Romance Studies, English Studies, German Studies, Latin American Studies, Russian Studies, Arabic Studies, Modern Greek Studies), Francophone Literatures, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, Translation Studies, Philosophy, History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Film Studies,
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science, Communication Sciences, Psychology, Geography, Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Economic Sciences.

The faculty is home to several research centres. You can find a list of all departments and centres by following this link: http://www.umontreal.ca/repertoires/facultes.html

Programs and funding for research and teaching

  • Faculty exchange, visiting professorships (travel expenses are paid by the sending university, accommodation is paid by the host university)
  • Research collaborations: funding for the initiation of new research projects (support for travel expenses, funded by the International Relations Office)

For further information, please contact the Canadian Studies Centre, canada.centre@uibk.ac.at, +43 512 507-39301.

In order to create to a productive research network, you are requested to communicate existing contacts and research collaborations with the Université de Montréal to the Canadian Studies Centre.