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Concordia University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University. Concordia is one of the three universities in Quebec where English is the primary language of instruction.
The university has a student body of over 51,000 students, including over 9,000 international students. Concordia offers over 500 undergraduate and graduate programs, and is known for its innovative approach to experiential learning and cross-functional research.
The university's campus is located in the heart of Montreal, and is home to a variety of cultural and recreational facilities, including the J.A. deSève Centre for the Performing Arts, the Grey Nuns' Mother House, and the Sir George Williams Campus.
Concordia's student life is vibrant and diverse, with over 200 student clubs and organizations. The university also hosts a number of annual events, including the Montreal International Jazz Festival and the Concordia Summer Music Festival.
Concordia is consistently ranked among the top universities in Canada and North America. In 2023, it was ranked #1 in North America for universities founded within the last 50 years by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.