Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

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As a next-generation university, we reimagine the future of higher education. Concordia’s innovative approach to experiential learning and cross-functional research benefits our 51,500 students. Concordia is the top-ranked university in North America under 50, located in vibrant Montreal on the traditional lands of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation. We strive to be socially responsible and create a more equitable and sustainable world.

Areas of Expertise

Concordia University offers Masters and Doctoral Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates across four faculties, consisting of Arts and Science, Engineering and Computer Science, Fine Arts, and the John Molson School of Business. Offering over 120 graduate programs, we strongly support highly specialized, field-specific research, and interdisciplinary study and training.

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On Campus Housing

If you are new to Montreal, it's easier to meet people when you live in residences. Residence Life Managers and Assistants help provide a supportive home base while you transition into university life.

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Off Campus Housing

Montreal is one of Canada's most affordable cities for off-campus housing, made up of diverse and fascinating neighbourhoods. Whether it's the hip coffee shops and markets of the Mile End, the terraces and nightlife of the Plateau Mont-Royal, or the affordable high ceilings and hardwood floors of St-Henri, Montreal has something for you.

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Career Planning

Trying to build your career but unclear about what to do with your degree? Are you looking for internships, part- or full-time jobs? Find the resources you need at Career and Planning Services to help you research careers, get ready for the job market and connect with employers.

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The Concordia Stingers represent Concordia in all things athletic. Our teams compete with other schools in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, and more specifically in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec.

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You don't have to be a member to get moving. At Le Gym, you can sign up for energizing workouts at all fitness levels, or take part in a sporting activity at our Loyola campus location.

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Graduate Students Association (GSA)

The Graduate Students Association (GSA) represents the collective interests and promotes the general welfare of all graduate students at Concordia.

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Information Technology

Instructional and Information Technology Services (IITS) provides services that are essential to a functioning university. Setting up user accounts and configuring desktop systems are only a small part of what we do to fill the diverse needs of Concordia's students, faculty and staff members.

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Seeking out people with similar interests, cultural or academic backgrounds? Clubs and associations provide supportive communities and organize a variety of activities including weekly meetings, outings, potlucks, and movie nights. There are over 200 clubs and associations for you to discover at Concordia.

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Special Services

Concordia is built on a strong foundation of accessible education and this tradition continues with our many student services that support the needs of our diverse community.

International Students Office
As an international student, we are your home away from home. We help you adapt to Concordia and Canada and make sure that you have a successful academic and personal experience. Come and meet our friendly staff.

The Access Centre for Students with Disabilities
By reducing barriers to academic participation at Concordia, the Access Centre for Students with Disabilities raises awareness about students with disabilities and engages in community building to further promote an inclusive environment at the university.

Indigenous students
The Otsenhákta Student Centre is an on-campus resource for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. We help students succeed and achieve their highest academic potential by making the most of the many resources available at Concordia.

Oui Can Help!
Concordia supports its students in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to enter the Quebec workforce, including mastering the French language. Oui Can Help! is an initiative that connects students with French-language resources on campus and throughout the city.

Affiliated Institutions

There are dozens of research units (Centres, Institutes, Groups and Platforms) affiliated with Concordia. These research units contribute significantly to academic life by creating an environment of collaboration and providing students with unique training opportunities.

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International Involvement

Students from 150 countries energize and enrich our diverse campuses. Our faculty and students do research worldwide and our classrooms bustle with visiting scholars.

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Campus Tour

General campus tours may be reserved online. Departmental tours for graduate students are also available.

For a guided tour of research labs and facilities, or to book an appointment with a specific graduate program director, please send a request to

For more information, contact the Birks Welcome Centre at 514-848-2424, ext. 4779. Visit for more details.


Co-operative education offers unique, practical experience opportunities to students. It is a learning process that alternates semesters of academic study with set work terms in the private and public sectors. Students gain valuable, on-the-job experience while continuing to study towards a university degree. Work terms are paid, full-time opportunities that last 12 to 17 weeks.

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Modified on July 19, 2023

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