Professional Master's and Graduate Diploma

Mila, along with its affiliated universities, offers two professional master's programs and a graduate diploma in machine learning.

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Professional Programs at Mila

The majority of the courses are taught by professors affiliated to Mila in our spaces on Saint-Urbain street.

Mila is also involved in finding and coordinating internships for students enrolled in these programs. Depending on the program chosen, students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships, and to take advantage of Mila's connections with organizations looking to integrate innovative technologies into their products and services.

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Recruitment Period and Application Guidelines

To apply to one of these programs, you must follow the standard admissions process of the affiliated university. It is important to note that Mila is not involved in the student recruitment process, nor in the management of the professional master's and DESS programs.

Detailed instructions for admission to Université de Montréal can be found on the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO) website, while those for admission to McGill University can be found on the School of Computer Science website. We encourage you to read these guidelines and instructions carefully.

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Mila EDI Scholarships Program

Mila believes in the immense richness of a diversified and inclusive community. As part of its equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) action plans and policies, Mila has launched an EDI Scholarships Program to ensure the strong participation of women in the AI ecosystem and to encourage diversity as a lever for innovation in research.

  • Category 1 — Excellence Scholarships – Women in AI
  • Category 2 — Excellence Scholarships – EDI in Research 
  • Category 3 — Socioeconomic Diversity Scholarships


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