Get ready to thrive on an international campus.

McGill is in the heart of the progressive, cosmopolitan city of Montreal. Just like Montreal, our campuses are friendly, safe, multilingual and diverse — you’ll feel at home in no time!

international student

Take the next step!

You can apply for your immigration documents as soon as you receive your offer letter.

Start early! It can take several months to receive your documents, and you will need these to enter Canada.

Are you under the age of 17?

You’ll need a to designate a legal custodian in Montreal before you can start the immigration process.

Your pre-arrival checklist

International student services is here to help throughout your studies at McGill. Consult their pre-arrival resources to find out how to prepare, and what to expect when you get here.

Preparing for an exchange

McGill Abroad can help you arrange an exchange semester in another country, or plan your own exchange semester at McGill. Find out how to prepare for your semester abroad.



Made to set off on a brand new adventure.

You’ll meet people from all over the world on campus and across the city of Montreal. This is a safe, inclusive environment where you can take risks, develop your passions and discover new ones.


Explore your new city


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