The program will include daily afternoon excursions, each of which reflects that morning’s lecture topic. Students will visit the Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Port, McCord Museum of Canadian History, explore the art of the Montreal metro stops as well as
- Montreal, Canada
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
- The primary purpose of this program is to introduce students to the richness of Canadian culture as it is manifested in the beautiful, international city of Montreal. This major metropolitan center enjoys a distinctly French Canadian identity, strong Canadian English influences, and a truly global character as represented by its considerable ethnic, linguistic, and religious diversity.
The program will include daily afternoon excursions, each of which reflects that morning’s lecture topic. Students will visit the Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Port, McCord Museum of Canadian History, explore the art of the Montreal metro stops as well as learn how to use the metro system, and sample dishes specific to the region. Depending upon schedules and availability, evening cultural outings will be made available.
- Setting Description:
- The program will take place in Montreal, Canada. Montreal is the second largest city in Canada, the largest city in the Canadian province of Quebec, and the second largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris, France. It is Canada’s center for French language film, television, radio, theatre, and print publishing. With its world class museums, tradition of producing jazz and rock music, many festivals, professional sports, great restaurants, diverse peoples and neighborhoods, and other attractions, Montreal has been labeled “Canada’s Cultural Capital.” It has also been designated a “City of Design” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, because of its many historic buildings, diverse architecture styles, impressive churches, and public artwork. In addition, Montreal is a major center of commerce, finance, industry, and global affairs. The city possesses the world’s largest inland port and is headquarters to a number of large companies and inte
- The program cost pays for the following cost related services: 1) Twin bedded (double) accommodations in university residence hall and two meals daily (breakfast and lunch) while the group is in Canada 2) Welcome and farewell dinners 2) Program-related land transportation in Canada 4) Lectures by Université de Montréal faculty experts 5) Admission fees to cultural and historical sites visited as part of the daily schedule 6) International Student I.D. Card 7) NIU tuition for undergraduate credit