Campus life in Montreal

HEC Montréal in SummerMontreal and Quebec offer a rich cultural environment and are home to many internationally renowned companies and personalities, including the world-famous Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal International Jazz Festival, which draws huge audiences from around the world, and Céline Dion. The province also owes its reputation as a cultural hub to its film co-productions with French-speaking countries, its award-winning films such as Les invasions barbares, the quality of its theatre for children and young people, choreographers such as Marie Chouinard, dance companies such as Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, the creativity of its video game producers, its prominent conductors, its world-class museums and its vocalists. Whether you are from Quebec or abroad, as an IM student you will have the opportunity to explore a multitude of diverse and interesting business models.

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Details about the campus

Where is HEC Montréal located?

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montreal, Quebec H3T 2A7 Canada
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HEC Montréal is located close to the Université de Montréal subway station (blue line).


HEC Montréal offers housing in Montreal (not included in tuition fees). We estimate the housing fee in Montreal to US $4,000.

Living in Montreal

What is the average cost of living in Montreal?

You can obtain information on the cost of living in Montreal on the website. Although the information is not gathered in a scientific manner, it gives you a general idea of the cost of living in this city. The benchmark used (100) is New York.

You can also visit the HEC’s international student page; you will find there some indication about the budget that you might need for the Montreal portion of the program. Please note that most of the prices are for one FULL year. You would have to divide the amounts by three in order to have an idea for four months.

However, we estimate the food and transportation (bus pass) fees in Montreal to US $2,200.

What is the weather like in Montreal?

All details here.
The Montreal session will be held from January to March.

Does my country have a consulate in Montreal, and where is it located?

A complete list of embassies and consulates in Canada is available at Many countries around the world maintain consulates in Montreal.

What are the official holidays in Montreal?

You can find information about national and municipal holidays in Montreal here.