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About Concordia

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 50,000 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.

#1 in North America
university under 50 years

75% of courses
have fewer than 60 students

#3 in North America
favourite student city

Top 100 in world
for sustainability

Having an eye for our future

Our strategic directions set out our vision for the future and exemplify our daring and transformative approach to some of the most important issues of our time.

Diverse and engaged student body

In Montreal, one of North America’s favourite student cities, the critical mass of youthful enthusiasm creates a palpable feeling that anything is possible.


international students

co-op students

countries represented

Faculty with strong ties to industry and community

Whether working with businesses or citizens, the most enriching learning involves hands-on experiences beyond the classroom, ensuring the material is always current and relevant.

professors and librarians

Research Chairs
and Professorships

$87.5 million+
research income

Black experiences, knowledges and identities

Concordia is dedicated to addressing and challenging anti-Black systemic racism and being inclusive and accessible to Black students, staff and faculty and fostering relationships with Black communities. The work of the Black Perspectives Office is rooted in an anti-racist and anti-oppressive framework and informed by generations of Black students and community activism. The NouLa Centre supports the collective success and wellbeing of Black Concordia students through programming, services and resources.

Task Force on Anti⁠-⁠Black Racism

of courses focused on Black, Indigenous and People of Colour

items in the Negro Community Centre fonds

Committed to decolonization and indigenization

Concordia acknowledges that it is situated on unceded Indigenous lands and recognizes the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation as the custodians of the surrounding lands and waters. The university is committed to truth and reconciliation and ongoing Indigenous issues. Indigenous Directions is the movement to decolonize and indigenize the university. First Nations, Inuit and Métis students may find on-campus community and assistance through the Otsenhákta Student Centre. The Indigenous Decolonization Hub promotes the integration of Indigenous Peoples’ diverse intellectual, cultural, agricultural and scientific knowledge systems in pedagogical practices.

First Peoples major 
in Quebec

Aboriginal centre opens

Indigenous graduate scholarships

Promoting fitness

Concordians have access to Le Gym, located in the EV Building on Concordia's downtown campus, and the PERFORM Gym, located at the Loyola campus.

medical clinics 


online fitness

Stingers varsity
teams & clubs

Commitment to UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Concordia has joined the Decade of Action to achieve the UN’s ambitious Sustainable Development Goals. The Global Goals draw on our strengths in community health, global literacy, water security, environmental impact and sustainable infrastructure design.

Nurturing Montreal’s culture of innovation

The Concordia community contributes to the vitality of our metropolis by performing relevant research, fostering innovation and hosting exciting cultural events during normal operations.


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Community engagement

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Life in Montreal

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Our history

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This is Concordia

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