North America

Summer School opportunities in North America.


HEC Montréal Business French Summer School

Immerse yourself in a program that revolves around the discovery of Montreal through a wide variety of cultural activities as well as numerous meetings with key economic players in Montreal and internationally.

Dates: 11th July - 5th August 2022

Tuition Fee: $1,875 CA

For more information please visit the HEC Montréal Business French Summer School website.

McGill University - Short Programmes *Virtual Programme*

Want to learn a new skill or brush up on a popular topic? Each summer, the McGill School of Continuing Studies offers Short Programs that bring students from around the world to learn about topics such as Big Data, Business Analytics, Communications, and Machine Learning, all while experiencing the McGill campus and everything that Montreal has to offer. These programs traditionally consist of two courses and lead to a transcript and an attestation of completion of the program. A range of courses are available, including:

  • Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Machine Learning
Dates: 18th July - 12th August 2022

Tuition Fees: vary depending on course/programme.

For more information visit the McGill University Short Programmes website
Stony Brook University Summer Session

The Global Academic Program (GAP) allows newly admitted and visiting international students the opportunity to enrol in academic courses at Stony Brook.  Students can choose between an in-person program or a fully online program. Stony Brook University has a wide variety of courses across multiple academic departments and disciplines. Admission to some courses is subject to department review, in order to ensure that students have satisfied the course entry requirements.

Dates: 5th July - 12th August 2022

Tuition Fees: $6,186

For more information please visit the Stony Brook GAP website.

University of California Summer Programmes

Some of the University of California campuses also have summer offerings. The opportunities will vary in format, content, duration and cost depending on the individual campus and programme. Information regarding the summer opportunities at UC Los Angeles (UCLA), UC Berkeley and UC Irvine can be found via the links below.

UC Berkeley: http://summer.berkeley.edu/

UCLA: https://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes

UC Irvine: https://summer.uci.edu/international/

Washington University in St. Louis International Summer Study

Summer School in Arts & Sciences provides undergraduate students the opportunity to explore, innovate, and immerse in rich academic experiences. Your coursework will challenge you to push beyond the boundaries of traditional learning to earn a rounded academic experience.

Dates: vary depending on the programme/session

Tuition Fee: TBC

For more information visit the Washington University in St. Louis International Summer Study website.

Simon Fraser University Beedie International Summer Program *Virtual Programme*

Study online at the SFU Beedie School of Business, Canada’s Engaged University. SFU Beedie offers international students remote participation in the SFU Beedie International Summer Program.

The program offers students the chance to learn from SFU Beedie instructors and industry experts in an immersive learning environment, while studying in the safety of their home. The SFU Beedie International Summer Program offers two non-credit courses valued at three credit hours each, totalling 39 hours per course. Both courses will feature synchronous and asynchronous communication in an engaging online environment.

The core course focuses on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, complemented by a course on Business Communications. Each course will feature an applied project and unique insights from area experts.

Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Students from all faculties will come together to learn foundational entrepreneurship and innovation concepts. Students will build the collaborative and creative skills necessary to become effective innovators, entrepreneurs and changemakers through hands-on application via interdisciplinary teamwork. Entrepreneurship and innovation of all types will be addressed including social, commercial, creative, sustainable and technological perspectives.

Business Communications

Students will examine and review today's global economy through critical analysis of differing perspectives. Develop and improve your critical thinking and communication skills appropriate to the business environment.

Tuition Fee: TBC

Dates: TBC

For more information visit the SFU International Summer Program website.

University of British Columbia Vancouver Summer Program

A four-week experience for international undergraduate students at one of the world's top universities. UBC VSP is as much about academics as it is about social and cultural experiences. This summer nurture your academic pursuits, build friendships, and expand your perspective of the world around you.

Program Highlights

  • Study two uniquely designed courses taught by world-class UBC instructors 
  • Engage in unforgettable VSP social and cultural activities 
  • Live right on UBC Vancouver campus in modern student residences


June Session:
4th June - 4th July 2022

July Session:
16th July - 16th August 2022


$5450 CAD is all-encompassing and includes tuition for your course package, accommodation, course materials, and medical insurance.

The fee also includes transport to and from the airport, a city tour of Vancouver, a welcome event, and a farewell lunch.

Other included activities differ according to your chosen course package. Some packages include socio-cultural activities, while other activities are partly subsidized or come at an additional cost. For example, students may be responsible for the cost of public transportation for all off-campus classes and field trips.

For more information visit the UBC VSP website.