Information and communication technologies
A qualified, multilingual workforce
By investing heavily in higher education, Québec has achieved one of the highest graduation rates among OECD countries.
- The Greater Montréal area ranks first among the best student cities in North America and in the world, according to the 2016 QS index.
- In Québec, over 255,900 highly skilled workers specialize in ICT. What’s more, over 63,000 engineers work in the province.
A strong education system
Québec’s seven universities offer a full range of engineering programs.
- Québec universities award more than 4,000 degrees in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering and related programs;
- technical schools award diplomas to over 2,300 students in ICT programs.
Did you know?
A company active in the development of e-businesses may be eligible for a tax credit equal to 30% of its eligible salaries.