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The Université du Québec is a system of ten provincially-run public universities in Quebec, Canada. Its headquarters are in Quebec City. A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... This article describes the Canadian province. ... Canada is a sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ... Motto: Don de Dieu feray valoir (Gift of God shall make prosper) Area: 547. ...


The university has over 76,000 students, making it the largest university in the province, and offers more than 300 programs. It was created in 1968 by an act of Quebec's National Assembly. 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


The component institutions are:

The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is one of four universities in Montreal, Quebec. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue is a branch of the Université du Québec, with campuses in Val-dOr and Rouyn-Noranda. ... Val-dOr (2001 population: 32,125) is a city in Quebec, Canada. ... Rouyn-Noranda (2001 population 39,621) is a city on Osisko Lake in northwestern Quebec, Canada. ... The Université du Québec en Outaouais is a branch of the Université du Québec in Gatineau, Quebec. ... Map of Quebec with Gatineau highlighted in red. ... The Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) is a campus of the Université du Québec, located in Trois_Rivières, Quebec. ... The hallmark of the city of Trois-Rivi res, the Laviolette bridge. ... The Université du Québec à Chicoutimi is a branch of the Université du Québec in Saguenay, Quebec. ... Saguenay (officially Ville Saguenay) is a city (2001 pop. ... The Université du Québec à Rimouski is a branch of the Université du Québec in Rimouski, Quebec. ... Rimouski Ville (city) on the western part of Gaspé Peninsula in eastern Quebec, on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River. ... The École de technologie supérieure (Higher School of Technology) is an engineering university founded in 1974 and located in Montreal specifically for students that have graduated from college technical programs (CEGEP). ... The Institut national de la recherche scientifique (French, National Institute of Scientific Research) is the research-oriented branch of the Université du Québec. ... The École nationale dadministration publique (ENAP), or the National School of Public Administration, located in Quebec City, Quebec, was established in 1969 by the Quebec government, as a way of obtaining a professional public administration during a period when a number of social and structural changes were taking place... Télé-Université, sometimes abbreviated to Téluq, is the first French language distance education university in the world and the only one in North America. ...

See also

The Quebec education system is governed by the Ministère de lÉducation du Québec (Ministry of Education of Quebec). ... Quebec, Canada is home to the following universities: Bishops University* (Lennoxville) Concordia University* (Montreal) McGill University* (Montreal) Université Laval (Quebec City) Université de Montréal (Montreal) École des Hautes Études Commerciales École Polytechnique Université de Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke) Université du Québec École nationale dadministration publique (Quebec City) École...

External link

  • Université du Québec (http://www.uquebec.ca)

 
 

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