Bilingual High School Exchange in Montreal

Try a bilingual experience in Canada and discover its benefits on your personal and academic development!

Live with a French-speaking host family and attend an English-speaking high school in Montreal. Master both languages and live an unforgettable experience studying abroad. Participate in this student exchange program and open yourself to a world of opportunities.

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  • study abroad Montreal Canada
  • age from 15 to 17 years old
  • Language English
  • dates August to June
  • length Semester, Academic Year
  • price from 21740 CAD

Join a unique multilingual exchange program!

This bilingual high school exchange in Montreal will give you the opportunity to attend an English-speaking high school, while living with a welcoming French speaking Canadian host family.

This program is designed for students interested in living in Montreal, a multicultural and beautiful city located in the francophone province of Quebec. International students will have the opportunity to attend a public day-school, like any other student, from Monday to Friday, and then on the weekends, they will be able to join many of the never-ending activities this location has to offer. 

Join our High School Exchange in Montreal and enjoy a bilingual adventure, in the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world (after Paris).

Highlights of the program:

  • Montreal is the heart of bilingualism in North America: our exchange students will study in this city for a full academic year, in one of the six public English-speaking schools.
  • Students will attend in an English Curriculum School. 
  • Students will be hosted by French speaking host families, giving them the opportunity to improve both languages at the same time.
  • Montreal is the second largest primarily French-speaking city in the world (after Paris). Nacel is pleased to offer this exclusive experience, a combination of both French and English languages!
  • Graduation may be possible during your experience in a High School in Montreal. 

    School type: International Students will be attending a local public school. 

    If you prefer a 100% English speaking program, then opt for our High School exchange in Canada

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    Students will be living with a host family, with full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).


    In order to register for our exchange program in Montreal, you must follow the following simple steps: 

    1. You are required to sit for an interview, to evaluate your language level and eligibility. 
    2. You need to complete an online booking form and fill out the application. Once you have your full application ready, you must send it back in digital format. 
    3. Once you have been accepted in the program, Nacel will issue the formal acceptance letter, and based on your profile, we will start working on your placement.
    4. All VISA documents will be sent to you in order to start your VISA process. 
    5. We will assist you to apply for your visa, if necessary.
    6. You determine your travel arrangements and we will organize your arrival.


    High School Exchange in Montreal, Canada

    * Price in Canadian Dollars per participant.

    Not included : Application Fees (65 EUR)

    Price includes

    • Administration fees
    • Host family accommodation with full board (students have to prepare their own lunch bag)
    • Mandatory school fees (schools will ask for a deposit for books) – core subjects only-
    • Medical, Liability and Emergency Repatriation Insurance (not for short term programs)
    • CAQ fees (Certificat d’Acceptation du Québec) for French Canada
    • Custodianship Declaration and notarized documentation for the visa application
    • Support, assistance and 24 hour emergency phone number during the whole program

    Price does not include

    • International airfare
    • International Travel Insurance
    • Visa, passport and medical exam fees
    • Extra activities organized by schools and other
    • Daily transfers from family to school (bus passes)
    • School supplies and calculators, uniforms and sport uniforms, club or team fees
    • Extra language courses
    • All domestic transfers in Canada
    • Individual transfers for arrivals outside of scheduled arrivals and departures
    • Legalization of High School Transcripts (225 CAD)
    • Personal expenses and pocket money
    Apply at least 5 months before arrival.

    Exchange students must be interviewed in their home country before being accepted in a bilingual program in Montreal (preferably in English and French).
    They are required to have a minimum of two years of studies in English, plus French knowledge, a well as good academic results.
    Exchange students must be secondary school students in their home country, who have not completed more than eleven years of primary and secondary school studies.


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