Université de Montréal
Founded in 1878, the Université de Montréal, with its two affiliated schools, the École Polytechnique and the HEC Montréal, is now the largest university in Quebec and the second largest in Canada.
With over 55,000 students from around the world and some 10,000 employees, the Université de Montréal awards close to 10,000 diplomas at every university level. Deeply rooted in Montreal and dedicated to its international mission, the Université de Montréal is one of the top universities in the French-speaking world.
Getting to the conference site
André-Aisenstadt Hall (Pavillon André-Aisenstadt)
2920, chemin de la Tour
On the campus of the Université de Montréal.
(building # 20 on the campus map)
- If you are driving please consult the map for the entrance to the parking garage @ $12 per day (building 24 on the map). Follow the red line from the top floor of the garage to André-Aisenstadt.
- If you are taking public transit, the best way to access the university is by metro in the public transit system of the STM.
Be sure to consult the STM website in advance to determine what kind of ticket suits your needs for the whole time of the conference. There will be multiple occasions to take public transit from the conference venue to the evening events.
The metro stop is Université de Montréal on the Ligne Bleu (building #34 on the campus map)
To reach André-Aisenstadt, which is higher up the mountain, you must, on leaving the train and going towards the exit:
- follow the signs for the “Université de Montréal”
- turn left in front of the small store inside the station
- go out of the building and re-enter another immediately on the right
- take the moving staircase to the upper level – see the red arrow on the map
- exit the building and turn to the left so you are walking along the road toward the south – as indicated by the red line on the map.
If you are arriving from Les Studios Hôtel (the university residences) you can walk along the Chemin de la Tour (see red lines on map).