Faculty focus: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
Discipline focus: French Language, French Literature, History, Philosophy, Political Science, International Relations, Sociology
Credit details: 9-12 credits in French Language per semester plus 3-6 credits in Electives (Political Science, International Relations, History, Philosophy) per semester
Tuition: paid directly to Mount Allison
Accommodation (one term): $280 per month in university residences / $480 per month in non-university residences
Transportation: airfare to/from Strasbourg (sample cost = $1,300-$1,500 CAD from Halifax)
Visa: Students require a visa if they are staying in France longer than three months.
Insurance: MASU or private health insurance ($200-$400 CAD per semester)
Important dates & deadlines
MTA application deadline
- pick up application from Modern Languages & Literature Dept. (2F, Crabtree Building)
Currently, six places are reserved in a university-affiliated residence for Mount Allison students. A number of additional spaces are available in an all-female residence plus a number of other spaces in a private mixed residence.
Canadian citizens who plan to stay in France longer than 90 days must apply for a visa before they go to France.
They are required to send their visa application by mail, in an express post envelope, to the following address:
Consulat général de France à Montréal
Service des visas
1501, rue McGill College – suite 1000
Montreal, QC H3A 3M8
A pre-paid Xpresspost envelope (size 241x318mm) must be included with your application to return your passport and visa. Envelopes from courier services like Purolator, Fedex, and UPS are not accepted.
Application processing times are between two and three weeks. The visa is free. Originals documents which are not photocopied will not be returned.
For more information, visit the Consulat General of France in Montreal