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PhD in Geography

The PhD in Geography is intended to train independent researchers.

The goal is to give students the tools to formulate, carry out and defend a research program that contributes to knowledge in an advanced field of study in geography.

  • Summer, fall and winter admission
  • Daytime classes
  • Full-time and part-time
  • 90 credits, including 81 for research and dissertation


The + of studying geography at the Université de Montréal!

  • A world-class scientific environment and expertise guaranteeing high-quality education, given by renowned academics who are valued members of major research networks.
  • Opportunities to take part in or deliver papers at symposia, in Quebec and elsewhere.
  • A research infrastructure boasting numerous laboratories with advanced equipment (modelling, geomatics, remote sensing, aerobiology, pedology, palynology, river hydrology, cryology).

The Université de Montréal is a French-language institution. This English website contains only the most frequently consulted pages from our French website.



Science takes on a larger role at UdeM

Starting in 2019, several science departments in the Faculty of Arts and Science will be relocated to the new Outremont site. These new facilities will stimulate research and enhance the student experience.

Outremont site