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Frequently asked questions

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

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

Q: 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 www.mcgill.ca/students/records/transcripts.

Q: 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.

International Summer Program students, in class
International Summer Program students in class

Q: Do I have to be enrolled in a Business degree?
No, we accept students from all undergraduate degrees.

Q: Are the courses taught in English or French?
The courses are taught in English.

Q: Is enrolment to this program limited?
Yes, therefore we encourage you to apply early.

Q: Are meals included in the accommodation?
Three meals a day (Monday through Thursday) are included.

Q: 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: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/visas.asp

Q: What is the cost of living in Montreal?
Montreal is considered one of the most affordable major North American cities.

Q: When should I arrive?
Accommodation is available as of July 16 until the end of the program on August 14.

Q: When should I leave?
A: As of August 15.

Q: How do I get from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport to McGill?
Either by shuttle bus or taxi. For more information, visit this link: http://www.tourisme-montreal.org/Travel-Information/Accessible-Montreal