Université TÉLUQ

Université du Québec Canada Laurentian University
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Coordinates: 46°48′50.04″N 71°13′22.44″W / 46.8139000°N 71.2229000°W / 46.8139000; -71.2229000

Université TÉLUQ
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Université TÉLUQ headquarters in Quebec City
RectorLucie Laflamme
Academic staff
~90 professors
Undergraduatesc. 20,000 (distance learning)
455, rue du Parvis
Québec City
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G1K 9H6
CampusDistance learning
AffiliationsUniversité du Québec, CVU, AUCC,
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Université TÉLUQ is a public French-language distance learning university, part of the Université du Québec system. Originally founded in 1972 as the Telé-université, Université du Québec commission to develop distance education courses, Université TÉLUQ is now a full university which offers programs in undergraduate and graduate studies. Though it is based in Québec City, about two thirds of its professors work from its Montreal offices.


It has over 20,000 students, more than half of them in the Montreal area.[1] Most students (71%) are females. About a third of all students (35%) taking courses at TÉLUQ are from other universities or in on-campus programs. Most students (64%) are between 20 and 34 years old. About a fifth of the student population (22%) holds a degree. Further information in the French version.

There is a student union AÉTÉLUQ ([1]).

Programs of study

Université TÉLUQ offers hundreds of programs at all levels of study, from bachelor's degrees to master's and Ph.D.s. Programs are offered by four departments:

Once a program is completed, the diploma is awarded by the Université du Québec.

Teaching methods

Université TÉLUQ offers several types of courses. Support format includes paper, DVDs, and Web sites (using content management tools such as SPIP).[2]

Courses are designed by teams led by a professor. Teams include research assistants, associate designers, education science specialists, proof readers and other edition staff.

Under the authority of a professor, tutors help students and mark assignments. Further information in the French version


Université TÉLUQ has one research center in informatics: LICEF.

Université TÉLUQ has three Canada research chairs:

Université TÉLUQ signed the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Accordingly, it offers an open access repository where the public can access the research works it produces.

Further information in the French version