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TÉLUQ University headquarters in Quebec City
|Undergraduates||c. 20,000 (distance learning)|
|Location||455, rue du Parvis
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
|Affiliations||Université du Québec, CVU, AUCC|
Founded in 1972, TÉLUQ is North America’s only French-language distance education university. Each year, nearly 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students obtain their education from TÉLUQ University, which is also known for its research excellence.
It has over 20,000 students, more than half of them in the Montreal area. Most students (71%) are females. About a third of all students (35%) taking courses at TÉLUQ University 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 ().
Courses are designed by teams led by a professor. Teams include research assistants, associate designers, education science specialists, proof readers and other edition staff including artists.
Under the authority of a professor, tutors help students and mark assignments. Further information in the French version
TÉLUQ University has three Canada research chairs:
- Canada Research Chain on the Socio-Organizational Challenges of the Knowledge Economy;
- Research Chair on Instructional and Cognitive Engineering.
- Research Chair in Biomedical Data-mining.
TÉLUQ University 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