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L’École de langues offre des cours intensifs, réguliers ou à distance, dans 11 langues

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Intensive courses

In addition to our 5-week university credit program, students at the École de langues (ELUL) may also choose a 5-week non-credit program with an UEC attestation* (continuing education units). Both options are given in the following sessions:

  • Summer part 1: May 13 to June 14
  • Summer part 2: July 8 to August 9

Even though the class activities offered are identical, credited and non-credited courses do not lead to the same type of certification. Credited courses can be used to obtain university credits that appear in a student's file, which can be consulted on Capsule to verify results or to request an official Université Laval transcript from the Registrar's office. Non-credit courses can be used to obtain an official attestation from the University for successfully completed continuing education units (UEC). Also, it is important to note that fees vary accordingly and it is financially more advantageous for Canadian students to register in credited courses. Foreign students, on the other hand, have lower fees if they register in non-credited courses. For additional information, visit our web site and look under the section entitled Costs.

Once you have chosen the type of courses you are interested in, carefully read the section entitled Registration and be certain to fill out the appropriate form. In this section, you will find all the necessary information to register in one or the other of these two sessions, and to plan your summer stay in Québec (important dates, list of courses, accommodation, costs, admission requirements, registration, payment methods, and arrival information).

For any other information:
Pavillon Charles-De Koninck
2nd floor, room 2301
Tel. 418 656-2321

Explore: subsidized French immersion program for Canadian students

Explore is a five-week intensive language immersion course. 

Explore participants receive a subsidy that covers tuition fees, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities.  

Explore places are awarded using a randomized, computer-generated draw (based on provincial and territorial allocations and institutional quotas).

Université Laval offers the Explore French program in Spring and Summer.  

Learn more about Université Laval’s Explore program

If you have received an Explore funding, click here.


Regular intensive course students: 

*An official attestation issued by Université Laval which mentions the competency level, the length of the programme, and the results obtained. Limited number of students per group.

In partnership with

     Summer immersion programmes for 14 to 17 years old.