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McGill Summer Short Courses

Learn from anywhere!

Want to learn a new skill or brush up on a popular topic?

Take a McGill Short Course this summer, taught by remote instruction so you can learn from anywhere!

Thinking of spending a summer abroad studying in sunny Montreal? Watch a replay of our info-session to discover the one-of-a-kind summer studies experience offered by the McGill University School of Continuing Studies and get answers to your questions on topics like courses offered, excursions and accommodation.

Spend An
Unforgettable Summer
Studying in Montreal

Enjoy an unforgettable summer at McGill University, located in Montreal, Canada, with our unique programs designed to provide international students with the chance to learn new skills both in and outside the classroom, gain indispensable knowledge, and benefit from an international experience that will help shape their future.



Activities & EXCURSIONS

Quebec City

Enjoy the historic charms of Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage treasure. Quebec City is the second oldest European settlement in Canada, over 400 years old, and is the capital of the province of Québec.

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Join us for a day trip to Canada’s capital city! The day’s activities will include a guided tour of the Parliament, a visit of the Canadian Royal Mint and the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, as well as free time in the Byward Market.

Ottawa is Canada’s capital, a dynamic showcase city of more than one million people. Straddled on the Ontario-Quebec border, Ottawa is a place where you’ll hear English and French spoken in the streets, and where you can discover Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Optional activities are also available!

These include:

Housing &

EVO Old-Montreal

During your stay in Montreal, we recommend that you stay at EVO Old-Montreal, located at 777 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Montreal, QC, H3C 3Z7. Your residence is conveniently located at the heart of Montreal’s vibrant Old Port district, just a 15-minute walk to McGill’s campus or a short subway ride.

The fees for double occupancy for three weeks are $825 CAD ($625 USD*). You can also enjoy an extra week free. Contact us to find out more.

Learn more about Evo at

For more information or reserve a room, email us at

*US$ pricing based on the conversion rate of January 10, 2020.

Each room is equipped with the following items:

  • 2 study desks with chairs
  • 2 full-size double beds designed for privacy (linens and towels included)
  • Built-in shelves with ample storage
  • 2 armoires
  • 1 full private bathroom
  • 1 spacious closet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Convenient charging stations

The building also features washers and dryers, an indoor heated pool, game room, 24/7 gym, fitness & yoga studio, library study space, kitchens, theatre room. Weekly cleaning of room and bathroom, bed linen, towels, etc. is provided.

Admission & Visa

English Proficieny requirements

English requirement for these programs is TOEFL iBT 79 or equivalent.

For more information, please download the document below.

Download Proficiency Concordance Table

Visa requirements

In order to enter Canada to be part in these programs, you need to enter as a TOURIST, not as a STUDENT, because your stay will be less than 6 months and these programs do not require that you seek a student visa.

In any case, please visit the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website.

Furthermore, starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who study in Canada for less than 6 months need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens. The Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is completed online. Please visit eTA application page .

Please be advised that you are solely responsible for making sure that entry into Canada will be granted.