Semester Exchange - Université Laval

Semester Exchange - Université Laval

Since its founding, Université Laval has been training, equipping, and guiding the decision makers who grapple with the major issues of society. Through the advancement and sharing of knowledge, its culture of excellence, and its global outlook, our academic community contributes to the development and international profile of our province. Still today, with the world at a crossroads, Université Laval plays a bigger role than ever in Québec City and on the national and international scene, both as a catalyst for change and a visionary institution where knowledge, curiosity, and innovation are part of everyday life.

As the first French-language university in the Americas, known for its global perspective and commitment to the highest standards, Université Laval contributes to the advancement of society by:

  • training skilled, responsible individuals who promote change, and
  • advancing and sharing knowledge in a high-energy research and development environment.

Country: Canada
Program Dates: Trimestre d'automne (Fall Term): 3 September - 14 December 2018 | Trimestre d'hiver (Winter Term): 14 January - 26 April 2019
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 4 months
Language of Instruction: French, English (business, some english literature only)
Course Information: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses (French and English) | French Foreign Language Institute (in English) | English literature and liguistics (in English)

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • Nomination from Macquarie university
  • French language proficiency for non-native speakers (if you choose courses in French)
  • Letter of recommendation from Macquarie University

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: Students are covered by Macquarie International insurance and must purchase extra insurance to cover the mid-semester break and any travel taken before or after the official start and end dates for the semester abroad. All students must also pay to enrol in the mandatory Université Laval Health Insurance Plan

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

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It is the oldest centre of education in Canada (the second oldest in North America), and was the first institution in North America to offer higher education in French. The first institution of higher learning in America, open to the world and imbued with a culture of high standards, Université Laval contributes to the development of society by educating qualified and responsible individuals who become agents of change and by seeking and sharing knowledge in a stimulating environment of research and creation.

Area of study
Business; Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Science; Society, history and languages

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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Business, Engineering, Language, Law, Exchange, Laval, Canada

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Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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