Study With Us

Wish to join the research team? Check out current opportunities for graduate programs in Chemistry or Physics below. Semesters start in September, January, or May.

Current Opportunities

Please write to Prof. Younès Messaddeq at to apply for an open position. The message may include:

  • Your resume, a copy of your academic record, and the name of three references
  • A short description of your motivation for a specific research topic and how it fits your career development goals

Admission Requirements

It is required to first obtain a commitment from a professor to supervise your research to apply for a graduate program in Unversité Laval. Furthermore, the admission requirements of the respective study program should be fulfilled, and the minimum degree required for the level of study should be provided.

International Applicants: The immigration procedures can take up to half a year or even more, and it is strongly suggested that you start the procedure as early as 6 to 9 months before your expected arrival date.

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The Environment

Université Laval is located in the heart of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its half-million inhabitants, Québec City offers a safe environment, a lively cultural scene with a wide variety of activities, and easy access to outdoor sites. To find out about your living conditions and study environment, please consult Studying at ULaval and living in Quebec city and the Campus Plan.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for the graduate programs, including admission scholarships, in-study scholarships, on-campus jobs, student loans, and bursaries. For more details visit Graduate studies. In addition, Université Laval allows all students enrolled in a Ph.D. program to be exempt from supplemental tuition, reducing the cost of education by $35,000. More information is available for International students.

The faculty and department also offer merit-based graduate awards to graduate students in good standing.

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