• 1,625 professors in every discipline
  • $377 million in research funds, ranking Laval sixth out of the top 50 research universities in Canada
  • Over 270 research centres, chairs, institutes, and other groups
    • 4 Canada Excellence Research Chairs
    • 80 Canada Research Chairs
    • 70 Partnership Research Chairs
    • 41 research centres recognized by the University Council
    • 10 interdisciplinary institutes
    • 1 mixed research unit (UMR)
    • 4 international mixed units (UMI)
    • Several Nordic research stations
  • A number of affiliated research institutions, including Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval, North America’s premier francophone health research centre
  • Key participant in Alliance santé Québec, which brings together the greater Québec City area’s players in health science research
  • Host of ArcticNet, one of 10 Networks of Centres of Excellence of Canada, and Institut nordique du Québec, which addresses important sustainability issues in the North
  • $98 million awarded by the Canadian government to develop the Sentinel North project

The many faces of research at Université Laval

Our researchers and innovators explore, work, and create in an infinite variety of fields and ways. From brain research to musical creation to efforts to put an end to domestic violence, Université Laval’s researchers make a difference in everyday lives.

Watch for the feature series “Université Laval in our lives” due out soon in Le Soleil to learn about the many faces of research at Université Laval.