Frequently asked questions

How many credits will I receive upon completion of the program? 

How many credits will I receive upon completion of the program? 

Each course grants 3 credits or 6 ECTS credits to be approved by your home university.

How are credits transferred to my home institution?

Once grades are released you must request an official transcript to be sent to your home institution by going to

Who can register for this program?

Any undergraduate student currently enrolled full-time in university, having completed at least one full year of studies in good academic standing.

First day of class for ISP students, Summer 2016First day of class for ISP students, Summer 2016Do I have to be enrolled in a Business degree?

No, we accept students from all undergraduate degrees.

Are the courses taught in English or French?

The courses are taught in English.

Is enrolment to this program limited?

Yes, therefore we encourage you to apply early.

Are meals included?

Lunch is provided on class days.

Do I need a visa to enter Canada?

A student visa may be required for some countries. However, a visitors visa may be sufficient depending on your country of residence. Please consult:

What is the cost of living in Montreal?

Montreal is considered one of the most affordable major North American cities.

When should I arrive?

Accommodation is available as of July 14 until the end of the program on August 10.

When should I leave?

August 12th the latest.

How do I get from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to McGill?

Either by shuttle bus or taxi. For more information, visit Tourism Montreal.

ISP 2016 Cohort on McGill Campus

2016 International Summer Program students on Lower Field on the McGill Campus.