Special courses and programs

At McGill, you have plenty of choices to create a unique summer experience. Along with our regular courses offerings, you'll find a variety of special summer courses, credit and non-credit, offered in Montreal and abroad. 

  • Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical StudiesMcGill’s Bellairs Research Institute in Holetown, Barbados offers the Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) program over 14 weeks in the summer.
  • International Summer Program at the Desautels Faculty of ManagementThe International Summer Program at McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management provides international undergrads with an opportunity to gain North American perspectives on issues of global importance.
  • Quebec Studies ProgramThe McGill Summer Institute for the Study of Montreal and Quebec offers an extraordinary opportunity to enhance your French communication skills and discover Quebec's vibrant culture in the largest French-speaking city in North America. 
  • Summer Institute in Classical StudiesThe Institute offers students at all levels a unique opportunity to develop their understanding of the ancient world.
  • Summer Language Immersion ProgramsMcGill offers a dynamic approach that will help you improve your English or French and open the door to economic and cultural opportunities. Our language programs offer more than just courses - they set the stage for an unforgettable life experience!
  • Summer School in GreeceSpend June in one of Greece’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities with this joint summer program offered by McGill's Department of History and the International Hellenic University of Thessaloniki. 
  • Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE) ProgramThe Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE) offers an opportunity for students to work closely with a McGill Engineering professor on a research project for 16 weeks of the summer.

Summer Short Programs (McGill University School of Continuing Studies)

Visit the 2019 Summer Short Programs landing page to learn more about our offerings!


Study Abroad

Current McGill students need to seek the approval of their Faculty to participate to the following programs:

Additional Summer opportunities are also offered by the McGill Abroad Office