Welcome to the State of Bavaria Office in Montreal

Our local team supports the exchanges between Bavaria and Quebec/Canada on various levels. As main coordinator, the State of Bavaria Office in Montreal initiates cooperation projects and establishes specialized contacts in politics and public service, economy and technology, public security and justice, science, research, education, employment and social affairs, environmental, health and agricultural issues.

The Canadian society is an open and multicultural one, and resemblances between Bavaria and Quebec are numerous -- from their regional identity to their R&D power, over their rich cultural past and their shared values and ground principles. This proximity helps explain the remarkable friendship ties that have grown between the two regions since 1989. 

The cooperation between Bavaria and Quebec offers an ideal framework for companies to take advantage of the CETA agreement, as Canada offers outstanding potential for our export-oriented Mittelstand (SMEs).

Are you planning a project which could take advantage of the bilateral cooperation? Contact us and we'll be happy to discuss it further!

1989-2019: 30 years of Bavaria-Quebec cooperation

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Bavaria and Quebec flags fly atop the Assemblée nationale du Québec building (2002)

The State of Bavaria Office in Montreal contributes to the long-standing cooperation between Bavaria and Quebec by spearheading and supporting exchanges and projects in the economic, political, scientific, technological, cultural, societal and educational areas. The cooperation has existed since 1989 and saw more than 600 projects take flight.

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Bavaria is located at the heart of Europe and therefore an ideal starting point for developing your market. Bavaria, not only on EU-scale, but also internationally, is highly regarded as a business partner, industrial producer, and investment hub. With one of Europe's strongest GDP and numerous research institutions of international repute, Bavaria enjoys solid growth and excellent conditions to attract investors.

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München: Frauenkirche and Alps in the background
Montréal's Old Port - Winter view

One of the founding member states of the G7, Canada's economy is the 11th strongest worldwide. With a combination of high-tech industries and natural resources, the country offers a wealth of investment opportunities for Bavarian firms: With CETA, the free-trade agreement between Canada and the EU, the European market is steadily increasing its weight in the Canadian export balance. Germany is Canada's 5th trade partner.

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BAVARIA - Your Place. Your Future.

Watch how Bavaria unites tradition and modernity to create an open and multifaceted culture.

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