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Study in the heart of Quebec's great outdoors

Located in a region where open spaces, lakes and forests stimulate creativity and talents, UQAT is naturally different!

22,000 lakes

boreal forest

Abitibi-Témiscamingue, a region of 22,000 lakes dotting the boreal forest, a creative population, brimming with new ideas and projects. The cultural, economic and social vitality is palpable and helps make it an ideal environment for living and studying.

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3 campuses, 4 centres and one point of service

We say about the UQAT that it is the smallest university which covers the biggest territory. Whether it is in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, in Nord-du-Québec, in Hautes-Laurentian or in Montreal, every place of education proposes trainings and expertise in synergy with the environment where it is. No matter the place which you choose, you will be welcomed with open arms!

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Renowned yet approachable professors

Acknowledged as experts in their fields, UQAT professors are a guarantee of a quality education. With a ratio of one professor or lecturer for twelve students, UQAT offers a welcoming, personalized study environment. Our university is known for its available and approachable professors.

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A world of possibilities within reach

UQAT is an ideal human scale to study that is open to the world. You will have the opportunity to do an internship abroad, get involved in a multitude of committees and mingle with students from all over the planet. UQAT puts everything in place to give you an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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A high-tech study environment

Since new technologies are a particular focus at our university, you will have access to a state-of-the-art study environment, both in classrooms and in research and creation laboratories.

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A high-caliber research environment

Research at UQAT is producing remarkable results in a number of scientific fields. According to the 2022 ranking by the independent firm RE$EARCH Infosource Inc., UQAT is ranked among the top three Canadian universities mainly active in the undergraduate in terms of research performance.

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With a research volume of $18 million per year and state-of-the-art laboratories, UQAT represents an exceptional environment for graduate studies. Moreover, many students stand out for their excellence and numerous professors earn special recognition and distinctions for the quality of their research and their inventive genius.

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An extraordinary research environment

UQAT is an outdoor laboratory with unique opportunities for working far from the ivory tower. Places for fieldwork are nearby, and many partnerships have been established with communities for concrete research experiences.

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A region of...


Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a natural playground for those who love sports and outdoor activities. Whether you’re alone, with your family, or among friends, our green, vibrant environment will offer you opportunities for hiking, kayaking, or simply watching the wildlife.

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Abitibi-Témiscamingue has for many years been outstanding for its lively cultural scene. The boldness, creativity, and originality of its artists can be savoured throughout the region … at tourist attractions, at festivals, and at cultural events.

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This region is ideal for people who wish to make a difference, be given responsibilities, move quickly up into management positions, and reconcile work and family life. Many jobs are available, wages are competitive, and the cost of living isn’t high.

A choice of more than 150 programs

Among the hundred or so undergraduate, master's, and doctoral programs offered at UQAT, you are sure to find training that will help you achieve your career goals. In many fields, the job placement rate of our graduates is 100%.

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Graduates who change the world

Recognized and involved in their communities, UQAT graduates actively help change the world in their own way. Thanks to the quality of their traning and involvement in different activities, UQAT graduates play an important role in developing their communities and fields of endeavor.

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