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Future Students

1. Submit an application

Please see the Admissions and Program Guide section for more information.

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2. Have you been admitted to the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law?

You will soon join those who are attending or have attended one of Canada’s top law schools. Your education in law is an important step toward an exciting, diverse career!

Answers to questions you may have before the first day of school:


Dean’s message

Dear students,

To those of you who have been accepted to the Bachelor of Laws at the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law, congratulations and welcome. For over 140 years, the Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law has been the choice of students who prize excellence in the practice of law and research. You will be following in the footsteps of renowned legal professionals who have made their mark both nationally and internationally: Louise Arbour, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Philippe Kirsh, Bernard Landry and many others.

The letter of admission you received confirms that you are ready to join this community that has a long tradition of innovation and international perspective.

France Houle

The recent extraordinary events have created a great deal of uncertainty. My thoughts are with you during these unprecedented times.

Fuelled by a spirit of solidarity and community, your Faculty’s team is adapting to the situation and working hard to ensure its programs and teaching activities go forward in an organized, effective and sensitive manner. We are here to guide and support you through this period of increased anxiety

Usual path of a full-time law degree student (in French)

1re année – tous les cours suivants

  1. Introduction au droit
  2. Fondements du droit
  3. Obligations
  4. Personnes physiques et famille
  5. Biens
  6. Droit pénal général
  7. Droit constitutionnel
  8. Développement des habiletés du juriste

2e année – tous les cours suivants

  1. Interprétation des lois
  2. Droit international public général
  3. Droit judiciaire privé
  4. Droit des affaires
  5. Droit pénal général
  6. Droit administratif général
  7. Développement des habiletés du juriste

3e année – bloc de cours au choix

  1. Systèmes juridiques et fondements théoriques
  2. Droit international
  3. Droit civil
  4. Droit des affaires
  5. Droit public et droit pénal
  6. Droit du travail et droit social
  7. Droit fiscal
  8. Cours thématiques

Formation pratique: certaines des activités offertes

  • Clinique juridique
  • Concours de plaidoirie
  • Tribunal-école
  • Séminaire de gestion de cas pratiques
  • Séminaire de recherche et de rédaction
  • Séminaire sur les modes alternatifs de solution des conflits
  • Stages en milieu communautaire
  • Stage de recherche auprès d’un juge