Scientific development and the advancement of knowledge at the Université de Montréal are part of a long tradition of research that dates back to its early years. Basic or applied, theoretical or practical, research at Université de Montréal covers the full range of modern thought and encourages interdisciplinary research.
The Université de Montréal, which ranks second among Canada's most active institutions of higher learning in terms of research and development, with close to $400 million in research funding, enjoys an outstanding reputation in the international scientific community.
The Faculty of Graduate Studies, which boasts Canada's largest body of graduate and post-graduate students, attests to the dynamic and collaborative spirit of UdeM's research teams made up of professors, researchers and graduate students.
Advanced research, which has helped to enhance Université de Montréal's international presence, requires specific working conditions and environments that meet the highest quality standards. Consequently, the University recently established four major research infrastructures in key fields of scientific development: