Université du Québec à Rimouski

Applicable for the academic year 2019-2020

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Information for foreign students

Exchange programs offered to foreign students

Study programs open to exchange students

Meet UQAR’s representatives

University calendar

University residences
Residences available only at Rimouski 

Deadline for receipt of application documents

  • April 30 for a request in the fall quarter (September) or for the full year and September 14 for a request in the winter quarter (January).

UQAR agrees to analyze late applications received until June 1 for the full year (fall and winter quarters) and until November 1 for the winter term. Considering the deadlines associated with the immigration procedures to be undertaken, it is recommended to respect the deadline as much as possible.

* UQAR will process applications that appear first or second only.

Number of copies requested of the application file

  •   The application can be sent by e-mail. It is not necessary to send it by mail.

General information

UQAR is a young and dynamic university that offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate research and teaching programs including unique training fields in Canada and North America. UQAR stands out with its three main areas of research, Marine Sciences, Regional Development and Nordicity as well as for its expertise in Engineering, Science Management and Ethics. Since 2011, UQAR has been ranked amongst Canada’s Top Research Universities in Canada many times by the firm Research Infosource Inc. Its researchers have made major discoveries and exceptional contributions in their own disciplines. This honor is a testament to the excellence of its researchers and demonstrates the great value of their research.

UQAR is a comprehensive French-Language institution of higher education with two campuses on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, one in Rimouski, the other in Lévis, which offer students from abroad an exceptional environment that allows for an easy integration to Quebec culture.

Known for its small class sizes, UQAR welcomes more than 7,000 students every year, including nearly 450 foreign students from some 40 countries.

Modified 2018-12-13