Understanding how the world’s different societies relate
Institute for Advanced International Studies (HEI) is a multidisciplinary centre for research and graduate studies and a key driver of international excellence at Université Laval.
HEI’s mission is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge on international affairs through a multidisciplinary approach and help train the experts who will effect change on the major issues facing the world.
HEI brings together researchers, professors, and students from a host of disciplines to participate in academic programs (master’s and Ph.D.) research (ten research groups), scholarly publications, and events. Some fifty activities are held every year reflecting different facets of international affairs, and HEI also publishes a leading scholarly journal, Études internationales. It is well known for its international summer school, dynamic student life, and vast network of alumni.