Practical Information

Jeudi 18 juin 2009, par Gredicc // Summer School (ENG)

I. Arrival in Montreal (Foreign Participants)

There will be no special arrival service at Montreal Airport, but there are different comfortable ways to get to the city centre:

  • Aerobus shuttle bus service ($ 14 CAD, round trip $ 25 CAD), every 30 minutes, 7 am to 11 pm. The bus arrives at central station, situated at 5 minutes walk away from UQAM;
  • Taxicab (flat rate of ca. $ 35 CAD).

II. Registration of Participants

The official registration of participants will take place on Monday June 29th at 8.15 a.m. at the site of the course. Because of the presence of Québec’s Minister of Justice, the opening session will start precisely at 9.00 am.

III. Schedule of the Courses

The schedule of the courses is available on our website here.

IV. Site of the Courses

All courses will be held in Building R (Sciences de la Gestion) situated at 315, rue Ste Catherine EST, Montréal H2X 3X2. (2 minutes walk away from metro station Berri-UQAM).

If you come by car, an underground parking is available at the Grande Bibliothèque (475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est), situated besides UQAM (entrance on Rue Berri).

French group : Building R, Room M 120
English-Spanish group : Building R, Room M 110

Map of central campus

V. Documentation

A few days before the beginning of the courses, you will have an exclusive access to a section of our website, where you will be able to find the list of legal documents related to the courses and a selection of legislative texts, including case law and bibliographical lists.

Upon registration on June 29th, you will receive a CD-rom with the list of legal documents related to the courses and a selection of legislative texts, including case law and bibliographical lists, together with the final schedule of the courses, programme of social activities, the list of participants, and other useful documents.

VI. Credited Students

Information regarding the credited course and methods of evaluation will be given on Monday June 29th at 1.30pm, in Room R-M120.

VII. Social activities

On Monday evening, June 29th, there will be a welcome cocktail for all participants and professors at the “Salle des boiseries de l’UQAM” (J-2805). Our hostesses will show you the way.

Other social activities will be proposed during the week: visit of useful places of UQAM, guided tour of Old Montréal, Celebration of National Day of Canada, tour in Chambly (to be confirmed according to the number of interested persons), Jazz festival,…

VIII. Meals

We remind you that participants are free to choose where they want to take their meals (there are several inexpensive restaurants and coffeeshops within the vicinity of the University; rue Sanguinet, rue St Denis,…). The self-service restaurant of UQAM is also a very good and cheap option, and is located very near to the classrooms.

IX. Delivery of certificates

The delivery of certificates will take place during the closing ceremony on July the 4th at 11.45 pm. It will be followed by a farewell drink.

X. Our team


Françoise MANIET, Adjunct-professor, GREDICC, UQAM, scientific director of the summer school, GREDICC
Tél. 514-987 3000 # 1635

Hughes Brisson, Coordinator, GREDICC

Josiane Loiselle, Hostess

Émilie Grenier, Hostess

VIII. Our Address

Département des sciences juridiques, UQAM
Pavillon Thérèse Casgrain (W), local 3375
455, boulevard René-Lévesque Est
Montréal, Québec H2L 4Y2
Tél. : 514 987 3000, poste 1635
Fax : 514 987 4784