Concordia University is a public research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is one of the three universities in Quebec where English is the primary language of instruction. The university is ranked among the top universities in Canada and is known for its diverse student body, innovative research, and commitment to social justice. Concordia offers over 500 undergraduate and graduate programs in a wide range of disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering, fine arts, business, and journalism. The university also offers a variety of continuing education and professional development programs.