Concordia is a next-generation university, continually reimagining the future of higher education. Located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, Concordia is the top-ranked university in North America founded within the last 50 years and annually registers some 51,000 students through its innovative approach to experiential learning and cross-functional research.
#1 in North America
University under 50 years
75% of courses
have fewer than 60 students
#1 favourite student city
in North America
Montreal: Centre of innovation
Concordia is committed to improving its city and society through its research creation, progressive vision and community engagement.
Our diverse student body benefits from 400 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs, and six types of experiential learning opportunities.
Bold, daring, innovative and transformative
Concordia’s nine strategic directions guide the work of designing a next-generation university.
Pursue bold goals in research that reflect our talents and our ambition to tackle big challenges
Deliver a next-generation education that’s connected, transformative, and fit for the times
Use rich experiences outside the classroom to deepen learning and effect change
Build agile structures that facilitate intellectual mixing and internal collaboration
Be inventive and enterprising in creating tomorrow’s university
Add capacity where our strengths and emerging enrolment demand intersect
Achieve public impact through research and learning
Push past the status quo and go the extra mile for members of our community
Celebrate successes and be purposeful about building a legacy
Our professors and researchers advance forward-looking knowledge and discovery and are connected to a far-reaching network.
professors and librarians
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 engaging with ongoing Indigenous issues.