Université Laval is North America's first French-language university. It is also the sixth largest university in Canada for research funds. The study of people-environment relations is directly connected to the major priorities of the institution, as well as its values of community partnership and sustainable development. The Faculty of Planning, Architecture, Arts and Design, to which two of the co-chairs belong, brings together researchers and students interested in the interdisciplinary study of people-environment relations. The School of Architecture is a leader in the field in Canada. The School of Architecture is located in a historic building in the heart of the Old City, and within 5-minute walk from neighbourhoods of Saint-Jean-Baptiste and Parliament Hill.
Québec City, always enchanting and filled with history.
You are sure to fall under its spell. A fortified city bustling with activity and culture, Québec City will charm you with its boutiques, landscapes, people and countless culinary delights. Surrounded by nature's majestic beauty, this city boasts a safe and exceptional quality of life. Founded in 1608, by Samuel de Champlain, Québec City is the cradle of French civilization in America and remains the only fortified city north of Mexico. Over the years, this city has preserved and developed its rich heritage. Old Québec has in fact been added to UNESCO's prestigious list of World Heritage Sites in 1985.
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The Quebec City area is easily accessible by plane, train, or car. For more information on how to get here: https://www.quebec-cite.com/en/plan/transportation/