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Please note: The Université de Montréal is primarily a francophone university and therefore a majority of the information and/or links found within its sites may only be available in French. Click HERE for information and resources on learning French.

Studying at the faculty / Destination Saint-Hyacinthe
Types of stays possible

For more information:

Marie-Eve Bouchard 
Technicienne en coordination du travail de bureau




Please make sure to update your contact information on the "Centre étudiant" website ( It is important to add your personal email address in order for the UdeM to be able to contact you after the end of your studies.

NOTICE: If you are a student AND an employee, you must modify your contact and emergency information on the Centre étudiant website.



Upload your required immigration documents to your Student Centre (Tasks tab) before February 1st.

After this date, you will be permanently be deregistered by the Office of the Registrar.

Each international student has a different immigration situation, the UdeM international immigration team can accompany you throughout the enrollment process at the UdeM.

More information on the immigration process along with additional information as to which documents are needed can be found on the UdeM international website.


Living in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec


Citizen's Guide

Recreational Services

Parc Les Salines

Nautical Center


The city center is known for its historical architecture and its rich and vibrant community life. For information on the various activities, events and services available please visit:



Day-to-day life in Quebec:





Off-campus housing office

  • Select Banque de logements
  • Authentication with identification code and UNIP
  • Select Saint-Hyacinthe in the field labeled Quartier

Facebook Group: Réseau de partage d'appartements/colocation – FMV 

  • Public group, created by students
  • Please do not give personal information as this is a public group. Use the information on this page to find offers or for research.

Websites with classified ads offering housing:,,,

Tuition fees



Billing period

  • Fall: 1st week of September
  • Winter: 1st week of January
  • Summer: 1st week of May

Payment Deadlines

  • Fall: October 15
  • Winter: February 15
  • Summer: June 15

Make sure that you pay your tuition fees at the beginning of each quarter, before the deadline dates. * Failing to pay tuition fees before the deadline dates will result in interest charges added to your bill. Furthermore, not paying tuition fees may result in becoming de-registered to your courses and research during the next quarter.

Consult your tuition fees bill on your Centre étudiant. You have to print it because when you open it once, it will not be available after.

Pay through your financial institution. The reference number is your student number or matricule in French.

For information on making tuition fee

Tuition fees are determined by :

  • Citizens of Quebec, French citizens or international students who have obtained a full UdeM exemption scholarship

Study cycle

  • 2nd cycle, Master and Residency
  • 3rd cycle, Doctorate

Registration status, per quarter

  • Full time, part time, editorial, correction
  • Correction status, no tuition fees charged, only management and association fees

Along with tuition fees, various fees may be added. For more information please consult your Student Center (Centre étudiant) for further details.

Tuition fees calculator :

For more information, consult your Student Center (Centre étudiant) :

Health insurance


Health and dental care
As a student at the UdeM and member of the student association FAÉCUM :

  • If you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, you are automatically covered by the health insurance and by the dental care insurance.
  • If you are an international student, this health insurance does not apply to you. However, you are automatically covered by the dental care insurance, but you can unsubscribe from this dental care insurance. More information is available here.

NOTE : You can cancel permanently or on an annual basis.

Toll Free: 1 866 795-4432


All international students present at Université de Montréal are automatically enrolled in a group health insurance plan.

Quebec has bilateral agreements with 10 countries (Romania, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxemburg, Norway, Portugal and Sweden) allowing  free health care.
To have access to it, you must apply for this insurance plan at the RAMQ
You can proceed in two ways:

  1. Go to the RAMQ with the required documents, and request the letter of eligibility that will be given to you immediately.  You will then receive a card a few weeks later attesting to your coverage. 
  2. Call RAMQ to request an application form: 1-800-561-9749. Within 5 to 7 days you will receive a kit at home with instructions. Then go to the CLSC with the required form and documents to submit your application.

CLSC des Maskoutains
1015 Gauthier Street,
Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, J2S 8T2 tel: 450 778-2572

*It is important to request an attestation of your "demand of coverage" at the RAMQ and send this attestation to UdeM international : More information on your eligibility and how to apply at this link.

Scholarships and financial assistance


Scholarships provided by government organisms (mostly for Canadian citizens and permanent residents)

  • IRSC (Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada) / CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)
  • FRQ (Fonds de recherche du Québec)
  • CRSNG (Conseil de recherche en sciences naturelles et génie) / NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)
  • FRQNT (Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies) – (étudiants étrangers aussi / Foreign students can apply to some scholarships)
  • VANIER - (étudiants étrangers aussi / Foreign students can apply to some scholarships)

ESP's Sccholarships

  • Bourses d’exemption UdeM / UdeM exemption Scholarships
  • Bourses de maîtrise pour les candidats canadiens non-résidents du Québec (D) / Master’s scholarships for Canadian applicants not resident in Quebec (D)
  • Bourses pour étudiants internationaux (PBEEE)/ Scholarships for international students
  • Fin d’études de maîtrise et de doctorat / End of master or doctoral studies
  • Passage accéléré au doctorat / Accelerated transfer to doctorate
  • Accès direct au doctorat/ Direct access to doctorate
  • Maternité pour étudiante au doctorat/ Maternity for doctorate student
  • Bourses d’excellence à la maîtrise et au doctorat (donateurs)/ Excellence scholarships for master and doctorate students.

Scholarships from the FMV

  • Excellence d’admission à la maîtrise
  • Excellence au Ph.D. (2e année)  / Excellence for doctorate students (2nd year)
  • Financement intégré partiel
  • Rédaction (été, automne, hiver) / (writing: summer, fall, winter)
  • Recrutement pour excellents candidats en recherche / Redaction Recruitment for excellent research students
  • Soutien financier / Financial help
  • Bourses d’été pour étudiant inscrit simultanément à un programme de D.M.V. et M.Sc. / Summer scholarships for students who are registered in a D.M.V. and a Master’s program
  • Bourses de rayonnement / Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel Award

Scholarship contests
The announcements will be done by email.

For more information :
Sophie Bilodeau
Technicienne en gestion des dossiers étudiants / Teams

Funding for international projects
Bourse Joe Rhéaume : Internship in public health and on the impacts of animal production on ecosystem and animal health. 
Bourse Régina DeVos : Internship on protecting and improving the human health of people in need

More links :


  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents
  • Help request (simulation)
  • No deadline, you have 6 months after the end of your studies to do a request (retroactive).
  • Other : loans and bursaries for part-time students, allowance for visual brace and special needs.
  • Work-studies program
  • UdeM:, tél.: 514-343-6145,


Learning French


Bureau de valorisation de la langue française et de la Francophonie (BVLF)

French linguistic mentorship program

Personalized tutoring

UdeM's International Affairs Office (IAO)

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