French study fee exemptions

If you register in an approved French program or course, you may find your tuition rates lowered. This fee reduction is an encouragement for all out-of-province and international students to take advantage of Montreal's bilingual identity, to perfect your French, and to study Quebec and francophone culture.

Find out how you can take advantage of this benefit of studying in Quebec!
 

French program fee exemptions

For international students

If you are an international students registered in a French Program, you will be exempt from international differential fees for approved French courses taken as part of your program, however all non-French courses will be subject to international differential fees.

For Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents or First Nations

If you plan to study in one of the following French programs, here's what you must do to become exempt from non-Quebec Resident differential fees for all your courses: 

  • Register in one of the following programs 
  • Meet the conditions described below
  • We adjust your fees after the deadline to drop courses with a refund

Note: We evaluate your file each session.  

Any of the following programs might entitle you to some form of tuition fee reduction:


French course fee exemptions

For international students

If you are registered in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program in a given session, then you will be charged:

  • Quebec tuition rates for any French course you take, and 
  • International rates for all your other courses.
     

For Canadians, Permanent Residents or First Nations

If you do not have Quebec Resident status, but you take a French language or literature course, then you will be charged:

  • Quebec tuition rates for that course
  • All other courses will be charged at the non-Quebec resident rate.

 

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