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Canada: École Polytechnique de Montréal

Founded in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal is one of Canada's leading engineering teaching and research institutions. It is the largest engineering university in Québec, situated in Montreal, at the base of the mountain and near the river. 8,200 students study in this university.

University in brief

Language of instruction: French and from autumn semester 2019 some course packages in English.
Academic calendar: June-December, January-June
Credit system: 15 credits is equivalent to 30 ECTS credits
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Note: Please note that the semester start may collide with the exams at KTH in January. The School of Business is not open to exchange students. Course packages in English can be found under International Thematic Clusters in Engineering.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: Approx. 4 semester spots per academic year
Grade requirements: A minimum of 4 (on KTH scale of 5). French equivalent to level B2.
Grade requirements International Thematic Clusters in Engineering, courses in English: 3.2
Previous nominations: Places have been available after each yearly call from 2020/21 to 2023/24.

Programme specific information

If your programme or school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.