Founded in 1821, McGill University is ranked among the best universities in the world. McGill has earned an international reputation for scholarly achievement and scientific discovery. With innovative research programs and cutting edge facilities, it offers degrees in 300 fields of study to almost 40.000 students from 160 countries.
McGill alumni include world leaders, astronauts, Nobel laureates—and a host of trailblazers in arts, sciences, business, and public service.
McGill's main campus is set at the foot of Mount Royal in Downtown Montreal. The ability to balance academic excellence with extracurricular activities is a hallmark of students at McGill. Did you know that McGill alumni were instrumental in inventing or initially organizing football, basketball, and ice hockey?
About the Schulich School of Music
The Schulich School of Music of McGill University embodies the highest international standards of excellence in professional training and research. The School is known for its programs in orchestra, opera, jazz, early music, and contemporary music. Its status as a leader in sound recording and music technology provides unique possibilities for collaboration with the larger musical community. Recognized today as one of the major music schools in North America, Schulich has more than 850 students, from Quebec, Canada, and abroad. They are drawn by the reputation of Schulich’s 240 professors, its annual slate of some 700 concerts and events, and its programs in research and technology.
French speaking, but essentially bilingual, multicultural and diverse: the city of Montreal boasts a combination of European flair with a North American contemporary presence. A historic yet modern metropolis, it offers a lively urban experience with many cultural and entertainment events to be discovered on a daily basis. It is a city of learning, creativity, commerce, technology and innovation. With 200,000 students, the Greater Montréal region has the highest number of university students per capita among all metropolitan areas in North America. It is home to the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Cirque de Soleil, and the Montreal Canadiens. Montreal’s hospitality in is legendary with its smorgasbord of restaurants and bars, as well as its vibrant club scene.