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Polytechnique is the largest engineering institution in Québec for the size of its graduate student body and the scope of its research activities. Polytechnique Montréal has educated nearly one-quarter of the current members of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec.

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World-Class Engineering

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.

Press Review

Audience avec Directeur général de Polytechnique Montréal
August 4, 2018 , République du Sénégal - Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur, de la recherche et de l'innovation , Audience avec Directeur général de Polytechnique Montréal, En marge de la cérémonie du 40ème anniversaire de l'Amicale des diplômés de l'École Polytechnique de Thiès, le ministre de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation a reçu le Directeur général de Polytechnique Montréal.
170 000 cerveaux, 100 pupitres et une campagne pour 10 ensemble
May 25, 2018 , Infopresse , 170 000 cerveaux, 100 pupitres et une campagne pour 10 ensemble, Les 10 établissements universitaires de la région de Montréal, dont Polytechnique, lancent 10ensemble, une campagne de sensibilisation visant à rappeler aux citoyens les avantages à vivre dans une métropole accueillant autant d'institutions universitaires.
Pairing engineering with entrepreneurship to meet rapidly changing societal needs
May 23, 2018 , The Globe and Mail , Pairing engineering with entrepreneurship to meet rapidly changing societal needs, Philippe A. Tanguy, directeur général de Polytechnique Montréal, discute de la nécessité des établissements en génie d'adapter leurs méthodes d'enseignement afin de préparer les futurs ingénieurs à relever les défis d'un monde en rapide évolution.

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