A UNESCO City of Design since 2006, Montreal offers a true joie de vivre, boasting a unique experience halfway between North America and Europe.
Year after year, Montreal is highly acclaimed as one of the most affordable, diverse, sophisticated, and safe cities in the world. Above all, both going to school and living in Montreal is a fun and rewarding experience!
As a major cultural and technological centre, Montreal offers students unparalleled opportunities to explore life outside the classroom. Montreal is home to the world-renowned International Jazz Festival and the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, providing students with countless opportunities to take part in the cultural experiences, festivals, and events offered throughout the summer months.
Montreal enjoys worldwide recognition
4th Best Student City in the World, #1 in North America
QS Best Student Cities 2018
The World’s top intelligent community of 2016
The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), 2016
Top Host City in North America for International Association Events
Union of International Associations (UIA), 2015
#1 in Canada, 2nd in North America, on the Index of Bicycle-Friendly Cities
2nd Best City in the World for Living
The Economist, The Safe Cities Index 2015
3rd Friendliest City in the World
Rough Guides, 2014
3rd on the Best Summer Cities List
Lonely Planet, 2011
Top 10 Hip Cities