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Université de Montréal

Arts and culture

There are all kinds of activities on the UdeM campus. Whether you’re looking to learn, experiment, try something from other lands or just have fun, you’ll sure to find something that appeals to you!

Lectures, workshops, exhibitions and shows, all year round. Check them out!


The Faculty of Music presents concerts by the Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal (OUM) and some 20 choirs and ensembles, including Big Band music and opera. More information on the Faculty’s ensembles.

Check the concert schedule and plan a memorable outing! Performances in the Salle Claude-Champagne at the Université de Montréal.

Try it yourself!

Musical training workshops arranged by the Service à la vie étudiante are open to the general public. Don't miss the next session!

For young people: the École des jeunes offers introductory programs, private and group instrument lessons and choral singing, for ages 3 to 17.

Visual arts and exhibitions

See the world from a different angle at the University’s Carrefour des arts et des sciences and its Centre d’exposition. Works by guest artists and students push the limits of creativity and appeal to visitors’ senses and minds.

Try it yourself!

Drawing and watercolours, painting with acrylics, comic strips and manga… take a look at all the visual arts and photography workshops organized by the Service des activités culturelles and explore your creative potential!

Discover some public art!

Works of art on the campus

Are you walking past works of art on the campus without seeing them? What do you know about UdeM’s architectural heritage? Take the Art pour tous tour and make some discoveries!

Dance and theatre

To attend or take part in all kinds of student art projects, check the schedule of cultural events!

Student productions are presented at the Centre d’essai de l’Université de Montréal.

Try it yourself!

Kick up your heels and get moving to the beat of folk or contemporary music. From gumboots to belly dancing, salsa, swing and hip-hop, the dance workshops offered by the Service des activités culturelles span a range of styles.

Do you long to take the stage? Now’s your chance! Sign up for improv, voice and performance courses. Our theatre workshops are open to the general public. Give it a try!


For film buffs and film addicts. Check the schedule of films playing at the Ciné-Campus theatre.

Try it yourself!

See things from the other side of the camera! Sign up for the film and video production workshops offered by the Service des activités culturelles.

Culture and knowledge

Learn about the world in a relaxed setting, at our Belles Heures lectures. Fascinating themes guaranteed!

Our speakers introduce audiences to their passions, from literature to music, history, fine arts and philosophy.

Check the complete program of our Belles Heures.

Discover some great reading!

Take a look at the catalogue of all the books published by the Presses de l’Université de Montréal. You’ll find works in fields from architecture to medicine, history, sociology, economics, literature, philosophy, politics and much more. 

You can check the UdeM schedule of events at any time. With everything going on at the University day after day, there’s something for every taste!


From hockey to rock climbing, swimming and football, you’ll find everything you need to get and stay in shape. And you can come cheer on our Carabins teams. Ready? Set? Go!


The CEPSUM is one of Quebec’s largest sports complexes. In addition to its great variety of high-calibre sports facilities, there is a kinesiology clinic and a physiotherapy and sports medicine clinic. The complex, located at the base of Mount Royal, is the perfect hangout for athletes of all ages and levels.

Discover our camps

Day camps
The CEPSUM offers March Break and summer day camps very popular with children (and their parents!). 

Children’s activities


Throughout the school year, the CEPSUM offers a wide range of sports activities for children, from swimming to skating, tennis and gymnastics. Different activities for ages 2 to 17.

Les Carabins

Student athletes compete in some ten sports, from football to women’s hockey, rugby, soccer and cheerleading. Follow the Carabins, the Université de Montréal’s teams, from victory to victory. All together, now: “Allez les Bleus!”

Sports clubs

Would you like to practise a sport, just for fun or at the competitive level? We have sports clubs in some 15 different disciplines. Certain recreational clubs, like those devoted to cycling, cross-country skiing and squash, are open to the public.

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