Polytechnique Montréal is a flagship of engineering in Québec, and is also one of Canada’s leading engineering educational and research institutions. Since its establishment in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal has trained nearly 50,000 engineers, specialists, and researchers.
Work by Polytechnique's professors, employees, and students have led to major discoveries in all areas of engineering and technology, and these 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, top tier research as the basis for high-quality training at the master’s and doctoral levels that takes into consideration industry and societal needs;
- wield influence in intellectual, economic, and social realms.
Polytechnique is a key player in Québec’s engineering and innovation sector, in addition to being a partner of choice for a number of innovative businesses in Québec, elsewhere in Canada and all over the world.