Summer Culture Program

Montreal Summer Experience

This bilingual, cosmopolitan city steeped in history comes alive with creativity in the summer months. Festivals overlap and the city vibrates with a great diversity of cultural dimensions in music, art, dance, food and comedy. Home to four major universities, Montréal welcomes students from all over the world, offering a fun and unique international perspective. Business students will immerse themselves in Montréal's international business industry and learn north of the border business strategies. Graphic Design and Filmmaking students can immerse themselves in one of the world's most creative and cutting edge arts communities. Along with all of this, you can develop and/or expand your French skills. 

Learn more about the Montreal Summer Experience:

Academic Experience

Champlain is offering a NEW month-long, six-credit summer experiences at our Montréal campus with a selection of courses that focus on professional and cultural opportunities in the city. Rather than spending all your time in the classroom, spend it exploring, learning hands-on the historical and cultural dynamics that make Montréal unique. 

Champlain College Montreal offers students an international perspective and prepares them to be global professionals in a small, intimate academic setting with our local Champlain College Montréal faculty: industry professionals giving students unique insights and connections. Our courses fit across majors with a variety of place-based general education, professional, and interdisciplinary options that provide students with an understanding of French-Canadian culture and a global perspective of self.

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Summer Course Listing*

  • Conversational French (LAN 215) & French I (LAN110)
  • Food Writing in Montreal (WRT 231)
  • Canadian Culture through Film (FLM280)
  • The Global Condition (COR310)
  • Human Rights & Responsibilities (COR320)
  • Introduction to Game Design for Non-Gamers (EGD 110 )**

*Please note that course availability may depend on having a sufficient number of students enrolled in the course.
** For Non-Game Majors:  In Montreal, students will learn to develop simple games applied to their specific field of studies for communication and educational purposes. Visits and guest speakers will focus on positive impact games.

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Champlain Abroad's admission process ensures that all students selected to study at our Montréal campus are capable of performing at the same high academic standards as students at the home campus in Burlington, Vermont. Students applying to the Champlain Abroad program must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75. Students on disciplinary probation or those with a serious disciplinary record will not be accepted.

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Application Deadline

March 1st

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Program Dates (Subject to Change)

  • June 1 to June 30
  • Arrival: June 1
  • Mandatory Orientation: June 2

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Tuition & Fees

Please contact the Office of International education at regarding costs. The cost includes: tuition, housing, health insurance, general activities fees*, personal support, as well as direction and instruction provided by the site's program director, operations manager, head resident, academic coordinator and academic faculty.

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