The bee is generally understood to evoke the planned and organized work of the engineer...

Learn more!


Facts and figures

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.

See all the figures


Serving you!

Polytechnique Montréal offers an impressive range of services to make everyone’s life easier!

Consult the directories


Renseignements généraux

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

Une nouvelle chaire philanthropique à Polytechnique Montréal
January 24, 2019, Les Affaires, Une nouvelle chaire philanthropique à Polytechnique Montréal, En donnant 1 875 000 $ à la Fondation et Alumni de Polytechnique Montréal, la Fondation Famille Jacques L'Écuyer permet la création de la Chaire philanthropique en génie des matériaux à Polytechnique Montréal.
Polytechnique, 29 ans plus tard
December 6, 2018, Radio-Canada, Polytechnique, 29 ans plus tard, Ce matin, des gerbes de roses blanches ont été déposées par l'administration et des étudiants de Polytechnique Montréal devant la plaque commémorative dédiée aux quatorze femmes.
24/60 - Édition du 5 décembre 2018
December 5, 2018, Radio-Canada, 24/60 - Édition du 5 décembre 2018, Viviane Aubin, quatrième lauréate de l'Ordre de la rose blanche, était l'invitée d'Anne-Marie Dussault sur le plateau du 24/60 (9:04).

Contact Us

Generale Reception