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Full-time courses

Accelerate your integration in Québec by taking a full-time French course

Full-time French courses are offered to immigrants 16 years of age and over who have been living in Québec and residing in Canada for 5 years or less.

You are eligible for a full-time French course if your immigration status is one of the following :

  • Permanent resident;
  • Authorized to apply in Canada for permanent residence;
  • Granted asylum;
  • Holder of a temporary stay permit issued pending the granting of permanent residence or a Ministerial permit;
  • Naturalized Canadian citizen.

Submitting an application for admission

Financial assistance is provided to people who are taking a full-time French course.

Have you been in Canada for more than 5 years or you are not eligible for a full-time French course? Take advantage of one of the many part-time French courses offered or use our online francization service.


Courses are offered throughout the year. Once you submit your application for admission, you can expect to start your training soon thereafter, even during the summer. Financial assistance is offered to individuals taking a full-time French course.

Each session is 11 weeks, 5 days a week

2017-2018 schedule, for information only. The Ministère might offer courses on another date, depending on demand.

  • Summer: August 23 to November 1, 2017
  • Fall: November 8, 2017 to January 31, 2018

2017-2018 annual schedule of full-time course (in French - PDF, 36 Kb)


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