École de Technologie Supérieure

The École de technologie supérieure is part of the Université du Québec network. Specializing in teaching and applied research in engineering and technology transfer, it trains engineers and researchers recognized for their practical and innovative approach.



Engineering connected to the industry since 1974.


ÉTS form 25% of all Quebec engineers and ranks second in Canada for the number of engineering degrees awarded 1 st cycle.


Thanks to the support of industry and granting agencies, professor-researchers pursue a number of activities within the different laboratories, chairs and research groups of the School. Their work contributes concretely to scientific progress and to the development of Quebec's productivity and competitiveness, as well as to the training of a highly qualified workforce.

  • 28 research units
  • 8 Canada Research Chairs
  • 9 institutional research chairs
  • 2 NSERC research chairs
  • 7 industrial research chairs
  • $ 26.6 million in research funds
  • Nearly 1,000 publications per year
  • 60% of research activities in collaboration with industry


Do you have questions about your personal or academic life? Come and talk to a counsellor at the Student Services centre. An appointment will be made for a preliminary assessment to determine the counselling approach that is best adapted to your needs.

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Student services

Counselling Services

  • Psychological Assistance
  • Health, Wellness and Support for Learning
  • Sciences, Computing and Mathematics Assistance Centre (CASIM)
  • Special Needs
  • Language, Communication and Writing

Housing services

Close to 1,100 students live in the school’s residences, which feature furnished, heated and lighted apartments and studios that are equipped with Internet access.

Library services

The new ÉTS library opened its doors at exactly 8:30 a.m. on September 4, 2018, just in time for the beginning of the fall 2018 session. After more than a year of work, including eleven months when the library was relocated to more modest quarters in Pavilion B, the library employees threw back the curtain covering the entrance doors for the new library with great enthusiasm.

ICT services

The Information Technology (STI) department can help you with:

  • applications, software and licenses;
  • e-mail;
  • computer hardware (only if it belongs to ÉTS);
  • multimedia (multimedia services and events, videoconferencing and Web meetings);
  • collaboration platforms;
  • networking (VPN, Wi-Fi and Eduroam);
  • security, accounts and access;
  • websites;
  • data storage;
  • telephony.

Medical services

Throughout your studies at ÉTS, if you should have a health problem in Québec, you’ll be covered by insurance. 

Student Life

Campus life

The École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) is proud to announce that two new works of public art will soon adorn the two parks that will be built on its campus over the next year. 

The integration of works of art into public planning follows the conversion projects of the old planetarium, located at 1000, rue Saint-Jacques, as well as the construction of the new pavilion D located on rue William, two buildings which also include a park on their site. These two works of public art will be produced within the framework of the Policy for integrating the arts with architecture and the environment of government and public buildings and sites.

Sports facilities

  • Badminton
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Women's volleyball
  • Join the Piranhas
  • Become a partner of the Piranhas

Student clubs

Dynamic and committed, ÉTS student organizations allow you to make connections, meet fellow students who share common passions, develop your curiosity and inventiveness, put your theoretical knowledge into practice, or simply have fun. Discover what makes them special!

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The University is good staff is helpful every thing is good .

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Nadjet M'hamedi rated 5 out of 5 stars

i really liked how they teach us about our future professional environment , and how amazing is the telecomunication industry . it was a great experiance

Doha Merzouki rated 5 out of 5 stars

Great university with great teachers who have experience in teaching I had the pleasure to study in such a university


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