Polytechnique Montréal, a flagship of engineering in Québec, is also one of Canada’s leading engineering teaching and research institutions. In keeping with its mission since 1873, it has trained nearly 46,000 engineers, specialists and researchers.
The activities of its professors, employees and students have led Polytechnique to major discoveries in all areas of engineering and technology, and its accomplishments are known worldwide.
As an institution of higher learning, Polytechnique’s mission is to:
- provide high-quality engineering education at every level, with a focus on human values;
- carry out relevant, high-level research as the basis for high-quality training at the master’s and doctorate levels that takes into consideration the needs of industry and society;
- wield intellectual and social influence, achieved in concrete terms through interactions with outside communities in Canada and abroad.
Polytechnique is a key player in Québec’s engineering and innovation sector, as well as the partner of choice for a number of innovative businesses in Québec, elsewhere in Canada and all over the world.