Université Laval, a major university
Since its founding, Université Laval has been training, equipping, and guiding the decision makers who grapple with the major issues of society. Through the advancement and sharing of knowledge, its culture of excellence, and its global outlook, our academic community contributes to the development and international profile of our province. Still today, with the world at a crossroads, Université Laval plays a bigger role than ever in Québec City and on the national and international scene, both as a catalyst for change and a visionary institution where knowledge, curiosity, and innovation are part of everyday life.
As the first French-language university in the Americas, known for its global perspective and commitment to the highest standards, Université Laval contributes to the advancement of society by:
- training skilled, responsible individuals who promote change, and
- advancing and sharing knowledge in a high-energy research and development environment.