Five weeks of French immersion! Obtain 10 credits for a French major/minor in Montréal, Québec, the 2nd largest French-speaking city in the world.
Pre-departure on-campus dates: June 13-15, 2022
On-site program dates: July 3-August 6, 2022
Post-travel program dates: August 7-12, 2022
Language classes are held in the morning followed by daily group activities in the afternoons and evenings. Classes are conducted in French with a focus on Canadian French and culture (language, food, ideology, summer events, etc.).
Hosted by the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) with weekend excursions.
Students will conduct research and create a blog (in French) documenting their experiences abroad as part of their course work.
- Both group and individual work in and out of the classroom
- Weekend excursions to Québec City and Mont Tremblant
- Largest comedy festival Juste Pour Rire
- African music festival
- Group exercise classes
- Chinatown, Old Montréal
- World Firework Competition
- One free weekend
Expectations of Participants
Activities include visits to museums and cultural sites. With or without reasonable accommodations, must be able to: sit for three hours of classroom work four days/week, walk for over two hours at a time in warm weather, climb stairs, and stand for prolonged periods.
Housing in shared apartments at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) provides full amenities including refrigeration.