Faculté de droit de l'Université Laval

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University of Laval Faculty of Law
Faculté de droit de l'université Laval
MottoDeo favente haud pluribus imparAvec la grâce de Dieu, à nul autre comparable
Motto in English
With God's help, to no one equal
Established1852 (1852)
Parent institution
Université Laval
Dean Anne-Marie Laflamme
Academic staff
> 45
Students> 1,000
Pavillon Charles-De Koninck,1030, avenue des Sciences-Humaines
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Flag of Quebec.svg  Quebec
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Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada

46°46′53″N71°16′30″W / 46.78146°N 71.27497°W / 46.78146; -71.27497 (Faculté de droit de l'Université Laval) Coordinates: 46°46′53″N71°16′30″W / 46.78146°N 71.27497°W / 46.78146; -71.27497 (Faculté de droit de l'Université Laval)
Campus Urban
Language French
Website www.fd.ulaval.ca
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The Faculté de droit de l'Université Laval is the law school of Université Laval. Founded in 1852, it is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in North America. It hosts more than 1,000 students in its curriculum of first, second, and third years, with more than 45 lecturers teaching and supervising research projects in most areas of law. The research activity is particularly intense in the field of human rights and public freedoms in light of legal issues, economic law, environmental law, public law, and private international trade.


Teaching and research are based on a law library with more than 200,000 documents, which receives subscriptions of several hundred legal periodicals from Quebec, Canada, and internationally.


The Laval Faculty of Law allows for specializations in:

Programs of study

  • LL. M. in Business Law [6]
  • LL. M. in Environmental Law, Sustainable Development and Food Security [6]
  • LL. M. in Fundamental Rights [6]
  • LL. M. in International and Transnational Law [6]


The Laval Law School has educated many prominent Canadians. Many alumni have distinguished themselves in English and French Canada, most notably, in the fields of the civil service, politics, the judiciary, and business.

Numerous public figures, including Prime Ministers of Canada, Premiers of Quebec, Supreme Court Justices, federal Cabinet Ministers, Senators, and Lieutenant-Governors attended the Laval Faculty of Law.

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