The Institut quantique welcomes researchers from several countries with different degrees of expertise in quantum science, either in information, engineering or quantum materials. Whether you are a researcher or a student wishing to visit the laboratories of the Institut quantique, you can make a request by writing to

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The Institut quantique is located in the Faculty of Science building at the Université de Sherbrooke. Its administrative office is located at D3-1056.

University of Sherbrooke by plane

The closest airport is Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL). It is located in Montreal, about a 120 minutes drive from the Institut quantique.

Here are some ways to get to the Quantum Institute from Montreal:

Université de Sherbrooke by car

The Université de Sherbrooke is located 2 hours from downtown Montreal, 2h30 from Quebec City, 45 minutes from Drummondville and 3h30 from Ottawa.

Your arrival at the Institut quantique


If you have a car (rented or yours), please send your license plate number to the secretary at least 48 hours before your arrival at the IQ at the following address: If this has not been done, please go to room D3-1056 to obtain a daily permit that you will have to hang on your rearview mirror. Your permit will allow you to park in the yellow sections only.


Upon arrival at the Institut quantique, please go to the administration office located in room D3-1056. The secretary will take charge of your arrival and guide you.

Internet access

The Université de Sherbrooke is a member of the Eduroam community which includes thousands of educational institutions around the world. Members of the academic community and visitors registered in an institution that is a member of the Eduroam community can access it.

To obtain internet access, view the list of wireless networks available from your laptop or mobile device. If Eduroam is available, it will be displayed in the list. For the Username and password, please check the format of the username at your home institution.

To find out where the Eduroam wireless network access points are located around the world, consult the interactive map on the website.

If you are not part of the Eduroam community, please write to We will do our best to help you.


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