FAQ

DESS

What are the admission dates?

  • Please follow UdeM’s admission calendar.

https://admission.umontreal.ca/en/admissions/preparation/respect-official-deadlines/

How long will it take before I could get an answer about my application?

  • It takes from 1 month to 2 months, this admission process is handled by the university  of Montreal so MILA isn’t involved in this process, for further details, you should contact the admission department.

Is MILA selecting the Professional DESS students ?

  • No.

Is there a supervisor?

  • Yes, Yoshua Bengio is the supervisor of this program although you will not have any research supervision form him.

Duration of the Professional DESS program?

  • 1 year plus 4 months of internship, but it could also be 1 year including the internship.

What’s the admission term?

  • Only in Fall.

What’s the tuition fees for UdeM?

Do Professional DESS student get a scholarship from MILA?

  • The MILA scholarship is only for the students that are enrolled in the research option degree.

Where can I get some Financial support?

Do we need a GRE certification?

  • Not necessary in order to get admitted to the program, although learning french would be an asset for you if you chose the Montreal job market.

What are the prerequisites for the admission?

  • GPA 3 and more, Computer science, mathematics, background and DL, ML is a bonus.

Is the program offered to international students?

  • Yes.

Professional MSc

What are admission dates?

  • Please follow UdeM’s admission calendar.

https://admission.umontreal.ca/en/admissions/preparation/respect-official-deadlines/

How long will it take before I could get an answer about my application?

It takes from 1 month to 2 months, this admission process is handled by the university  of Montreal so MILA isn’t involved in this process, for further details, you should contact the admission department.

Is MILA selecting the  Professional MSc students ?

  • Yes

When will I get an answer ?

  • You won’t be getting an answer from us, but form the DIRO.

Is there a supervisor?

  • Yes, Yoshua Bengio is the supervisor of this program although you will not have any research supervision from him.

Duration of MSc?

  • 2 years + 6 months internship, but it could also be 2 years including internship.

What’s the admission term?

  • Fall.

What’s the tuition fees for UdeM?

Do the professional MSc student get a scholarship from MILA?

  • The MILA scholarship is only for the students that are enrolled in the research option.

Where can I get some Financial support?

Do I have the possibility to get a teaching assistant position?

  • These position are reserved for PhD students.

Do we need a GRE certification?

  • Not necessary in order to get admitted to the program, although learning french would be an asset for you if you chose the Montreal job market.

What are the prerequisites for the admission?

  • GPA 3 and more, Computer science, mathematics, background and DL, ML is a bonus.

Is the program offered to international students?

  • Yes

MSc research

Admission date?

  • Please follow UdeM’s admission calendar.

https://admission.umontreal.ca/en/admissions/preparation/respect-official-deadlines/

How long will it take before I could get an answer about my application?

  • It takes from 1 month to 2 months, this admission process is handled by the university  of Montreal so MILA isn’t involved in this process, for further details, you should contact the admission department.

Is MILA selecting the Research MSc students ?

  • Yes.

I am a senior bachelor student, so can I apply for the PhD. program similar to US universities (PhD. direct) or I should apply for the M.Sc. Program?

  • In only very rare cases it’s possible.
  • Normally, if you hold a bachelor’s degree from the US, you must apply for the M.Sc., in Quebec. With the possibility of a fast track to the PhD. program, if you qualify for it, you can switch to the PhD. program after 1 year of the MSc program.
  • Typically, a PhD in the US takes about the same amount of time as a MSc + a PhD at MILA.

When is  MILA recruiting grad research students?

  • From October 15h to December 15th.

When will I get an answer?

  • You should be getting an answer before February for the Fall term.

What’s the admission term?

  • Fall and Winter.

What’s the duration of MSc?

  • 2 years.

What’s the tuition fees for UdeM?

Do I get a scholarship from MILA?

  • Yes.

I’m I allowed to get other or more scholarship?

  • Yes, and we encourage that.

Where can I get some Financial support?

Do I have the possibility to get a teaching assistant position?

  • These position are reserved for PhD students.

Do we need a GRE certification?

  • Not necessary in order to get admitted to the program, although learning french would be an asset for you if you chose the Montreal job market.

What are the prerequisites for the admission?

  • GPA 3 and more, Computer science, mathematics, DL, ML background.

Is the program offered to international students?

  • Yes.

PhD research

Admission date?

  • Please follow UdeM’s admission calendar.

How long will it take before I could get an answer about my application?

  • It takes from 1 month to 2 months, this admission process is handled by the university  of Montreal so MILA isn’t involved in this process, for further details, you should contact the admission department.

Is MILA selecting the Research PhD students?

  • Yes.

I am a senior bachelor student, so can I apply for the PhD. program similar to US universities (PhD. direct) or I should apply for the M.Sc. Program?

  • In only very rare cases it’s possible.
  • Normally, if you hold a bachelor’s degree from the US, you must apply for the M.Sc., in Quebec. With the possibility of a fast track to the PhD. program, if you qualify for it, you can switch to the PhD. program after 1 year of the MSc program.
  • Typically, a PhD in the US takes about the same amount of time as a MSc + a PhD at MILA.

When is  MILA recruiting grad research students?

  • From October 15h to December 15th.

When will I get an answer?

  • You should be getting an answer before February for the fall term.

What’s the admission term?

  • Fall, Winter, Summer.

What’s the duration of PhD?

  • 5 years.

What’s the tuition fees for UdeM?

https://registraire.umontreal.ca/droits-de-scolarite/couts-des-etudes/

Do I get a scholarship from MILA?

  • Yes.

I’m I allowed to get other or more scholarship?

  • Yes, and we encourage that.

Where can I get some Financial support?

Do I have the possibility to get a teaching assistant position?

  • Yes.

Do we need a GRE certification?

  • Not necessary in order to get admitted to the program, although learning french would be an asset for you if you chose the Montreal job market.

What are the prerequisites for the admission?

  • GPA 3 and more, Computer science, mathematics, DL, ML background.

Is the program offered to international students?

  • Yes.