About us

As North America’s first French-language university, Université Laval draws strength from its history and vitality.

Consult the promotional brochure: Université Laval, a major university located in Québec City (PDF).

A well-rounded university:

  • More than 400 programs
  • Renowned mobility and exchange programs
  • Five profiles: sustainable development, entrepreneurial, international, distinction and research
  • Custom, continuing, and distance education programs
  • Some 737 partnership agreements with some 526 universities in nearly 70 countries
  • A library of over 6 millions documents
  • A vibrant and diverse community
  • Some 48,000 students
  • Nearly 6,100 international students
  • Nearly 270,000 graduates since the university’s founding
  • More than 2,600 regular faculty and lecturers
  • Some 255 student associations