Montreal Summer Programs

Montreal Summer Programs

Develop a deeper understanding of the game industry through the Montreal Summer Gaming Program, work on collaborative projects through the Montreal Filmmaking Summer Program, or gain a greater global mindset through the Montreal Summer Culture Program.

Champlain Abroad is a leader in providing a diverse range of professional development opportunities for students to take advantage of during their summer in Montreal. With Montreal being one of the world's leading multimedia cities, as well as a dynamic business and design center, you'll have plenty of opportunities to gain a unique international perspective. You can earn up to six credits over the course of five weeks, nurturing skills in your subject of passion within a global city.

Champlain Abroad Student Stories: Montreal Summer Programs


Montreal Game Program

Montreal Summer Gaming Program

A global capital of techno-creative industries, Montreal is a center of game development. It is a city teeming with studios ranging from small indies to the most recognized companies in the world. At Champlain Abroad's Montreal Summer Gaming Program, you will learn the fundamentals of game production. Taught by industry professionals, our hands-on curriculum will accelerate your skills in game art, design, and programming.

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  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Introduction to 3D Modeling & Texturing
  • Introduction to Game Programming
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Start Date: June, 2021

Application Deadline: March 1, 2021

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Approx. $4,995 USD

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Montreal Summer Filmmaking

Montreal Filmmaking Summer Program

Enhanced by Montreal's dynamic art scene, numerous festivals, and diverse cultural events, the Montreal Filmmaking summer program aims to foster innovative and creative student projects. The program revolves around one six-credit course, Urban Indie Filmmaking, which includes weekly screenings, master classes, a speaker series with industry professionals, and visits to local production studios. By engaging with the film production workflow, you will master the tools of cinematography, sound recording, and video editing.

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Urban Indie Filmmaking

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Start Date: June, 2020

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020

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Approx. $5,495 USD

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Montreal Summer Culture

Montreal Summer Culture Program

Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Champlain Abroad Montreal allows you to experience many professional, cultural, and dynamic events. From festivals, to museums, to countless cultural landmarks, the Culture Program will widen your global perspective. During the summer, the city vibrates with a great diversity of music, art, dance, food, and comedy. Through professor-led field trips, you will be conducting on-the-ground research that is relevant to the global city. 

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  • Canadian Culture through Film
  • Conversational French
  • Canadian Culture through Music
  • Food Writing in Montreal
  • LGBTQ Montreal
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Start Date: June, 2020

Application Deadline: March 1, 2020

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Approx. $4,995 USD

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Admission Requirements

Champlain Abroad's admission process ensures that all students selected to study at our Montreal 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.

Program Cost Components

For more detailed information or questions regarding costs, please feel free to contact us. The main components that impact program tuition include:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Health Insurance
  • General Activities Fees
  • Personal Support
  • Instruction by Program Director, Operations Manager, and Academic Faculty
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Interested in Learning More?

Tell us what study abroad program you're interested in, and we'll send you more information, including next steps and how to plan. You can request a Montreal or Dublin brochure as well.