Polytechnique Montréal



Nathaly Bejarano Serrano

Referentin für Internationalisierung


+49 241 80 27787



Founded in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal is one of Canada's leading teaching and research institutions in the field of engineering. Furthermore, in terms of its student population and the scope of its research activities it is Québec's top school. Some of Canada's most extensive research is being conducted at the university by world-renowned experts in approximately 60 different research units.


General Information

Country Canada
City Montréal
Founded 1873
Number of Students 5.820

Polytechnique Montréal

Polytechnique Montréal International Office

Fact Sheet English

Fact Sheet French



Type of Agreement Partnership with the Faculty of Civil Engineering
Who can apply?

Bachelor (from 3rd Semester), Master

Type of Stay Study
Duration of Stay 1 to 2 Trimesters
Timing of Stay Fall and/or Winter Trimester
Number of Exchange Placements at least 5

Study Details

Semester Dates

1. Trimester (Fall): End of August - End of December

2. Trimester: January - Beginning of May

3. Trimester: Beginning of May - End of August (Not available for exchange students)

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

International Thematic Clusters in Engineering

Département des Génies Civil, Géologique et des Mines

It is possible that not all of the courses in all faculties are open to exchange students. More information is available from the partner university and in the experience reports.

Course Offerings

Course Listing (Fr)

Course Listing Bachelor's in Civil Engineering (Fr)

Language Courses Information on French language courses


Language Prerequisites

French at level B2

Proof of language skills issued by the RWTH Aachen Language Center (de)

Application Deadline in the International Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering

January 31: for 1 to 2 trimesters starting winter semester of that same year

Faculty of Civil Engineering application portal (de)

Application Deadline at the Partner University

April 1 for the 1st trimester of that same year

October 1: for the winter trimester (2nd trimester) of the following year

Please note: We recommend that you apply for the winter trimester by April 1 already as well.

(Note: You can only apply to the partner university once you have successfully submitted your application at RWTH.)

Application at the Partner University

Information regarding the application process and application forms at the partner university (fr)

(Note: You can only apply to the partner university once you have successfully submitted your application at RWTH.)

Other Application Requirements This partner university requires a GPA of at least 2.5. You must provide proof of this GPA when applying to the partner university. If you are using your GPA from your Master's studies, you must provide proof that you have completed at least 30 ECTS CP in your Master's studies.


Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Funding Possibilities

RWTH PROMOS scholarships abroad

Schüßler Prize (de)

Pirlet Prize (de)

Scholarships and Funding Programs


Practical Information


Information on the support given by the partner university in finding accomodation (fr)

Health Insurance Students are responsible for having sufficient health insurance and liability insurance coverage for the whole duration of the stay abroad.
Experience Reports MoveOn (de)
Additional Information

Federal Foreign Office (de)

DAAD (de)

Study in Canada