Summer Program


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 Digital Filmmaking students can immerse themselves in one of the world's most creative and cutting edge arts communities. Students interested in exploring game design will be surrounded by a hub of the industry and taught by industry professionals. Along with all of this, you can develop and/or expand your French skills. Put aside your textbooks and learn from the experts!

Learn more about the Montreal Summer Experience:

Academic Experience
Summer Course Listing
Application Deadline
Program Dates
Tuition & Fees


Champlain is offering a NEW five week, 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. Spend class time in galleries and exhibits, touring companies like the Simard Warehouse and EA/Bioware, visiting and attending workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture, and applying your French at one of Montréal's many festivals.

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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  • Conversational French (LAN 215) OR French III (LAN 310)
  • Canadian Culture through the Fine Arts (ART 220)
  • Canadian/American Relations (HIS 415)
  • Intercultural Communication (COM 270)
  • Import/Export (INT 230)
  • Graphic Design - Duality, Design & Dissent (GDD 325)
  • Introduction to Game Design (EGD 110 )**
  • Introduction to Game Art and Animation (EGD 115)**

*Please note that course availability may depend on having a sufficient number of students enrolled in the course.
** For Non-Game Majors

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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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April 1st

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  • Arrival: May: 20th
  • Mandatory Orientation: May 21st & 22nd
  • Classes: May 24th - June 24th
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The cost of the Champlain Abroad Summer Program in Montréal is $4,700. 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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