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Essential tools and guides

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies provides tools, webinars, and informative and practical guides to the university community. 

Tools 

Collaboration plan

The collaboration plan sets out the working agreement established between supervisor and student at the beginning of the student’s master’s or doctoral program.

The collaboration plan is mandatory at Université Laval for all research master’s and doctoral programs.

For more information and to view the available templates, go to the section Preparing your research proposal.

Guides to Grad Studies 

Guide to Graduate Studies for Research Master’s and Doctoral Students

The Guide to Graduate Studies is designed to help you make timely progress and get the most out of your studies at Université Laval.

 It has everything you need to know—starting with the first questions you should ask yourself before undertaking graduate studies—to effectively guide you on your way:

  •  Are you ready for graduate school?
  • The graduate studies framework at Université Laval
  • Research supervision and progress
  • Student’s roles and responsibilities
  • Research supervisor’s roles and responsibilities
  • Final evaluation: from initial submission to graduation

Guide to Graduate Studies (PDF, 832 KB) (in French only)

Practical guide for applying for graduate scholarships or a postdoctoral fellowship

The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers you a Practical Guide for applying for graduate scholarships or a postdoctoral internship. This guide offers you useful tips for developing and writing your application.

Practical guide for applying for graduate scholarships or a postdoctoral fellowship (PDF, 358 ko) (in French only)

Student guide for choosing a graduate studies research supervisor

Remote research activities guide

Webcasts 

Check out upcoming or previously recorded webinars, information sessions, and other online events on topics related to graduate studies. Visit the Webcasts page (In French only, translated subtitles available with YouTube)