Polytechnique Montréal international (POINT)

Julie Defretin

Strategic Advisor

Telephone: 1-514-340-4711 ext 4651
Fax: 1-514-340-4222
Main Building, Office A-616.8
Email: julie.defretin@polymtl.ca


Europe (except France and French-speaking Belgium)

Primary responsibilities

  • Strategic monitoring of the European region (excluding France)
  • Welcoming of foreign delegations
  • Preparation of missions
  • Development and follow-up of agreements with partner universities
  • Coordination and management of travel bursary programs (ERASMUS+, Research Internship Program)

past Experience

  • Principal areas of expertise: intercultural communication, international relations (recruitment, academic and professional mobility), training, project management
  • Principal geographic regions: the Americas, Europe and Asia
  • Organizations: higher education, private sector
  • Certificate in Intercultural Communication, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Maîtrise en Langues Étrangères Appliquées, Mention Affaires et Commerce, spécialisations anglais et espagnol, à l’Université Catholique de Lille, France et Centenary College, Louisiane, USA
    (approx. translation: Master's of Applied Foreign Languages, Major in Business and Commerce, Specializations in English and Spanish: Université Catholique de Lille, France; Centenary College, Louisiana, USA)


French, English, Spanish