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HEC Montreal E and B EXC Short-term
Montreal, Canada (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter (Jul)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
English, French
Program Type:
Exchange Short-Term
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Arts and Social Sciences, Business
Short-term Type:
Company Visits, Coursework
Short-term Duration:
4 weeks
Not Applicable
Program Description:

HEC Montréal Short-term Exchange
Business French Summer School

Canada - HEC Montreal - building
Location Montréal, Canada
Program description University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 4 weeks of their winter holidays undertaking intensive credited courses in Business French, company visits, and sports and socio-cultural activities at HEC Montréal, Canada.

Program dates 17 July - 11 August 2017

IMPORTANT: Program end dates impact on Semester 2 2017 lectures (commencing on Monday 31 July 2017). Students must ensure they adhere to their individual attendance requirements for all units of study at the University of Sydney. No special consideration will be given by the faculty for assessment extensions or deferred exams because of their late commencement. If you are unsure of the requirements of your University of Sydney course please consult your faculty. Special permission may be required in some circumstances.

Application deadline 20 March 2017
Places available TBC
Eligibility criteria Please refer to the University of Sydney's website for full eligibility criteria here.
Credit / Not-for-credit You will be emailed credit application instructions for your faculty once you have expressed interest in this program with the form linked at the bottom of this page. Please allow 1-2 weeks for this information to be sent through.
Language Classes are instructed in French from beginner to intermediate/advanced levels. No prior specific knowledge in business or French is required.
Fees and scholarships
2017 Program fee:  CAN$880
  • Inclusions:  ±135 hours of classes and activities
  • Business French credited courses in the morning geared towards helping participants further their studies and reach their professional goals (4 levels: from total beginner to intermediate/advanced);
  • Oral communication workshops in the afternoon, focusing on competencies and themes in connection with the workplace and the business world;
  • Company visits: Prominent Montreal small and medium-sized companies – Socially-responsible companies – Radio-Canada Broadcasting Corporation – Cirque Éloize Headquarters and La TOHU, Moment Factory multimedia studios, Virtuo 360, etc.;
  • Socio-cultural and sports activities in the afternoon, conducted in French by our team of French-speaking leaders;
  • Numerous activities in the evening and over the weekend, all conducted in French;
Additional costs (not included in program fee):  Lodging option available in HEC Montréal's brand new residences located a mere 10-minute walk from the School (CA $999 for 13th July - 12th August), airfare, travel and health insurance, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.
Scholarship available:  AUD$1,000  (merit-based, application required)

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

About the university HEC Montréal:
  • First in North America to be awarded accreditation by: AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA
  • Established in 1907
  • Student population of 13,287 (4,621 international)
  • Offers courses in three language streams which include French, English and Spanish.

Student profile: Lena Hille, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Location overview
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.
Contact for more information Sydney Global Mobility Team
The University of Sydney


This program is currently not accepting applications.