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Université de Montréal

Administration and governance

The Université de Montréal contributes to societal wellness by placing itself at the forefront of knowledge in all fields. By fomenting innovation and diversity, our institution helps students surpass and transform themselves, as well as the world around them. It’s a noble ideal that I intend to serve and share with enthusiasm.

Daniel Jutras, Rector

 The Rector

Executive teamGovernance
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Proud Montrealer, international leader and exemplary citizen: the different faces of the Université de Montréal.

Proud Montrealer

Just like the city whose name it bears, the Université de Montréal is cosmopolitan, cultured, scientific and creative.

International leader

Its outstanding teaching, rigorous research and talented students keep UdeM among the world’s top universities year after year.

Exemplary citizen

Socially engaged, environmentally conscious and committed to the community, UdeM takes sustainable actions that benefit the city and the entire planet.

Working at UdeM

Working at Université de Montréal means applying one's skills and talent to an essential social mission: to transmit knowledge and generate new understanding. 

Top 100

Université de Montréal is the only Quebec university to rank among the top 100 employers in Canada, according to Canada’s Top 100 Employers.


Professors, lecturers, support staff, managers: over 7,000 people work at Université de Montréal, helping it fulfil its mission of teaching and research.

Top 10

The University is one of the 10 largest employers in the Montreal region.



Famous alumni

Women and men who have made their mark on society, and whose actions at home and abroad reflect the values of their alma mater.





Isabelle HUOT


Pierre Elliott TRUDEAU

LAW 1943



Alumni: stay in touch

The gateway to resources available to alumni and the activities and services just for them.



Commencement – Schedule of ceremonies, online registration for graduating students and their families.

Benefits and services

Benefits and services

Alumni receive all kinds of benefits and services. Find out more!

Alumni and official documents

Alumni and official documents

To obtain a copy of your diploma, a transcript or attestation, contact the Registrar’s Office.

Get involved

Get involved

Mentoring, organizing reunions, networking… there are lots of ways to support your alma mater. Take a look at the website!



Would you like to make a meaningful gesture and give back to the UdeM community? Contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations and contribute to the current campaigns.

Stay informed

Stay informed

Keep track of what’s happening at the University and meet its ambassadors: interviews with alumni, profiles of researchers and more. Les diplômés magazine

Giving makes life more meaningful.

“By donating, I’m no longer part of the past. In a way, I belong to the future.” – Pierrette Rayle, retired judge, Faculty of Law alumna.

You can belong to the future, too!


The Université de Montréal was founded with the goal of offering higher education. Over the course of more than 135 years, it has become an institution serving society as a whole. Read on for a few milestones in our history.


The Université de Montréal is founded, with three faculties: theology, law and medicine.


The École Polytechnique de Montréal becomes part of the Université de Montréal, affiliated with the Faculty of Arts.


The University leaves the Quartier latin and moves to new premises on Mount Royal, designed by architect Ernest Cormier.