Advantages of choosing to study in Québec
 
 
 
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The advantages of choosing to study in Québec

Here are some of the advantages of choosing to study in Québec:

  • Québec diplomas are recognized internationally. Québec ensures the quality of the programs offered in each of the public institutions of its educational system (through, among other things, legislation, the use of external assessment bodies and by securing the agreement of professional orders). Only universities and university-affiliated schools and institutes are authorized to offer university programs.
  • You have a vast range of French and English programs of study to choose from, depending on the institution selected.
  • Tuition fees applicable to foreign students in Québec compare favourably to those in other industrialized countries. The cost of living is also among the lowest in Canada.
  • Québec’s institutions of higher learning, irrespective of their size and location, are all equipped with ultramodern facilities (high-tech labs, computer labs, sports facilities, auditoriums, etc.) regardless of their size or location.
  • Studying in Québec also, and uniquely, means experiencing North America in French. At the crossroads of Latin and Anglo-Saxon cultures, and enriched by the contributions of a multiethnic immigration, Québec offers a stimulating living environment with the added benefit of being safe.
  • Finally, Québec, a territory three times the size of France, is synonymous with wide open spaces. In addition to its myriad lakes and rivers, a huge boreal forest, a fjord and a majestic seaway, it has a multitude of national parks whose features change with the four seasons.

 

To learn more

Living in Québec section. (Since this section is intended for future permanent residents of Québec, it may contain information that does not apply to foreign students.)

 

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