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Future Students

Pursue your studies at INRS, an academic and research institution renowned for its performance and its graduate programs!

Where to start? First, you’ll need a plenty of information to choose your graduate program, find a master’s or doctoral project and identify your research supervisor. You’ll also need to familiarize yourself with in the steps in the admission process, important dates on the academic calendar, tuition and fees, and the scholarships you may be eligible to apply for. If you have a degree from a Canadian university outside Quebec or from a country other than Canada, you may need to check the equivalence of your degree.

Did you know that 61% of INRS graduates find an employment within one month of graduation? One thing is sure, choosing INRS opens up a wealth of career opportunities, both during and after your academic training.

Choose your graduate program

Our graduate research, professional, short, and dual-degree programs are designed to help you fulfill your ambitions.

Want to find effective ways to protect, conserve, and develop land and water resources? Create tomorrow’s materials, technologies and communications technologies? Improve human, animal, and environmental health? Enrich our knowledge of social and cultural realities?

According to a survey of our community, 95% of graduates say that INRS has met their expectations.

Questionnaire Trouver ma direction à l'INRS

Identify your research supervisor

The Find Your Path questionnaire is a tool that puts you on the right track. This questionnaire lets you to match your interests with INRS faculty members’ areas of expertise in just a few clicks.

It will help you find master’s or PhD projects of interest and faculty members who can supervise you during your graduate studies. Find your project and your research supervisor now!

Future students

Search for master’s and doctoral research projects

A good way to find out about student research opportunities is to browse our list of master’s and PhD projects.

It also gives you a good idea about our areas of expertise and is an effective way to identify faculty members with research interests similar to yours.

Explore your research centre

At INRS, you will study in either Quebec City, Montreal, Laval, or Varennes, depending on which of our research and training centres matches your field of interest.

INRS is made up of four interdisciplinary research centres: Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie; Eau Terre Environnement; Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications; and Urbanisation Culture Société.

Droits et frais de scolarité pour étudier à l'INRS

Calculate your tuition fees

How much will it cost per term to study at INRS?

Tuition and other student fees depend on several factors, including your citizenship, level of study (master’s or PhD, choice of option (thesis or non-thesis), and so on.

Bourses d'études de l'INRS Scholarship for graduate students

Start planning how to fund your studies today

All full-time students are eligible for our generous scholarship programs (in French only).

Available support includes INRS scholarships in the pure and applied sciences and social sciences, scholarships for international students and students from outside Quebec, international mobility scholarships, undergraduate internship scholarships, and scholarships from outside funding agencies.

Étapes d'une demande d'admission à un programme d'études à l'INRS

Submit your application

It is important to familiarize yourself with the application steps, deadlines, procedures, and the required documents.

Graduate programs generally require you to find a research supervisor before you apply. Read the program descriptions (in French only) carefully to check whether this is a requirement.

Doing your research internship

If you have completed your first year of a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD program, you may be able to do a research internship at INRS.

It’s a chance to explore a new environment and enrich your academic experience. We also welcome postdoctoral fellows seeking to maximize their potential.

Contact us the Studies and Student Life Service for more information.