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HEC Montreal E and B EXC
Montreal, Canada (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
60%; Pass
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English, French, Spanish
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Agreement Scope:
Business School
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
Not applicable
Program Description:
Program Description:


HEC Montréal
Location: Montréal, Canada
Year Established: 1907
Student population: 13,000 (4,700 international students)
HEC Montréal, is the independent affiliated business school of the Université de Montréal, and the second oldest Management School in Canada. Its reputation for teaching is recognised in Canada and throughout the world.
HEC Montréal is recognised worldwide for its management teaching and research, and was the first in North America to be awarded the three most prestigious international accreditations in its field: AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. HEC was voted the world’s 22nd best international business school by Forbes Magazine.

Reasons to consider HEC Montréal
HEC Montréal’s excellence in management teaching and research is recognized worldwide.
First university in North America to be awarded the three most prestigious international accreditations in its field: AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA.
A stimulating learning environment, enriched by the international students and permanent residents who make up 35% of the student body
Renowned, expert faculty in all management fields
A leader in research thanks to some 50 research chairs, centres and groups
Up-to-date, varied teaching methods
Ultramodern facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology
An international exchange program including 141 partner institutions in 45 countries
Canada’s largest bilingual business library
A trading room with real-time financial data from Bloomberg and Reuters
A highly efficient Career Management Service, available lifelong for alumni
An influential business network, with tens of thousands of alumni around the globe
Unique Characteristics
HEC offers Bachelor courses in Business Administration, and Masters in Science, Law, Taxation and Management as well as Science Administration.
French-speaking Montréal is the largest city in Quebec province. It is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the city centre. It is a UNESCO city of design and has been voted the 8th best city in the world in which to be a university student. The downtown area includes distinct neighborhoods in Chinatown, the Gay Village and the Latin Quarter. Dress warmly as in mid-winter the temperature can fall to Minus 15 degrees Celsius.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:


International Business

Professional Accounting

Applied Economics



Logistics and Operations Management

Human Resources Management



Information Technology

Work and Organisational Studies


Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: September - December
Term 2: January - April

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


15 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
The university uses letter grades from A+ through F based on a 4-point scale.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in French, English and Spanish. HEC Montreal is known for its tri-lingual education and offers a wide range of classes in English.

Language Requirements
French language classes are available


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

The host university does not offer accommodation but recommends alternative housing options

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar

There is a compulsory orientation programme before the start of semester

Support Services 
The Exchange Program Office provides assistance to exchange students

Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of Canada in Australia

Student Experiences

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