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. 

With Montreal being one of the world's leading multimedia cities as well as a dynamic business and design center, you will have numerous opportunities to gain a unique international perspective on the evolving workplace and the career essentials needed to become a global professional.

Located in the heart of downtown Montreal, Champlain Abroad Montreal gives you professional, cultural, and dynamic experiences by exploring the city and visiting some of the festivals, museums, and cultural landmarks through field trips. 

Learn more about the Montreal Summer Experience:

Academic Experience

Champlain is offering a 5 week, six-credit summer experiences at our Montréal campus with a selection of courses that focus on 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. 

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Summer Course Listing*

  • Conversational French (LAN 215)
  • Food Writing in Montreal (WRT 231)
  • Canadian Culture through Film (FLM 280)
  • Canadian Culture through Music (ART 330)
  • LGBTQ Montreal (SWK 230)
  • Introduction to Game Design for Non-Game majors (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)

  • May 24 to June 30
  • Arrival: May 24
  • Mandatory Orientation: May 25-26

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Tuition & Fees

Total Cost: $4,995

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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