Semester Exchange - University of Montreal

Semester Exchange - University of Montreal

The francophone institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two affiliated schools: the École Polytechnique (School of Engineering) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). It offers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes, including 71 doctoral programmes. The university has Quebec's largest sponsored research income and the third largest in Canada, allocating close to $524.1 million to research conducted in more than 150 research centres as of 2011.It is also part of the U15 universities. More than 55,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, making it the second-largest university in Canada in terms of student enrolment.

Country: Canada
Program Dates: Trimestre d'hiver (Winter Term): 8 January - 30 April 2018 | Trimestre d'automne (Fall Term): 3 September - 21 December 2018
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 4 months
Language of Instruction: French (Intermediate knowledge required), English (Only selected law electives)
Course Information: Undergraduate Programs (French only) | Graduate Programs | PDF Guide for incoming students | Course Restrictions

Courses in English: Business Law in a Global Context | Course List

Courses are at a masters level, previous undergraduate students have been able to take courses from this list to count as 400-500 level law electives and also take the opportunity to learn beginners French. French language requirements are waived for this program. English is widely spoken in Montreal and most local students are bilingual, making it a fantastic place to learn the French language while still being able to immediately engage with the wider community.

The Faculty of Law is one of the most prestigious in Canada. With over 130 years of legal expertise, it has made a significant contribution to the evolution of law. Faithful to its reputation of excellence, the Faculty can count on professors committed to their students, highly involved in research, and whose publications have influenced legal doctrine in Quebec, Canada and internationally. In fact, year after year, the Faculty ranks among the best worldwide for the dynamism and quality of its research. The Faculty has a strong bijural tradition based on the legal traditions of Quebec. Hence, the curriculum naturally combines civil and common law, providing proficiency in both Western legal traditions. Business law is one of our strengths. Since 1997, the Centre for the Law of Business and International Trade (CDACI) has been furthering the Faculty’s expertise in the field. As part of its mandate, the CDACI prepares future generations to resolve the challenges facing the business world.

Accommodation: Accommodation website

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • French language proficiency for non-native speakers (most programs)
  • Letter of recommendation from Macquarie University
  • Meet the eligiblity requirements of the faculty you wish to enrol in

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 de Montréal 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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Summary
The francophone institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two affiliated schools: the École Polytechnique (School of Engineering) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). It offers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes, including 71 doctoral programmes. The university has Quebec's largest sponsored research income and the third largest in Canada, allocating close to $524.1 million to research conducted in more than 150 research centres as of 2011.It is also part of the U15 universities. More than 55,000 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs, making it the second-largest university in Canada in terms of student enrolment.

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

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Admisnistration, Art, Music, Humanities, Communication, Economics and Politics, Exchange, Montreal, Canada

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$700

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://mqedu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6xtWaFwZoUxHDQ9

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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