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Visiting professors, researchers and other short term visitors at Université Laval


Université Laval is one of Canada’s largest research universities. Scores of visiting professors, researchers and other short term visitors —most from outside Canada—are drawn to the university’s stimulating and innovative environment every year.


Immigration procedure for visiting professors, researchers and other short term visitors

Once Université Laval has agreed to invite you, you will receive an invitation letter. (Université Laval professors should use the following information for their invitation).

The immigration procedure for international candidates is available here (French version only).

For the English version of the immigration procedure, please send an e-mail to with your invitation letter.

Note: Be sure to complete all immigration procedures before purchasing a plane ticket and traveling to Canada. If your immigration paperwork is not in order when you arrive, you will have problems entering the country and could even be turned away, in which case you will not be allowed to undertake your internship at Université Laval.


Important note: This website is intended to provide general information on current procedures, which may change at any time without notice. Quebec and Canadian laws and regulations in effect as well as the websites of Ministère de l'Immigration, de la Francisation et de l'Intégration (MIFI), and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) take precedence over this website.
This page was last updated on: 30-04-2019