High School Bilingual Exchange – Montreal, Canada


  • Age : 15 to 17
  • Location : Montreal
  • Boarding : Full board
  • Accommodation : Host family
  • Length : Semester / Academic year
  • Type : Public / Bilingual credited


Application deadline :

April 1st for an arrival in August and October 1st for an arrival in January. Late applications may be accepted, depending on availability and visa processing


Requirements :

Students must be interviewed in their home country before being accepted on the program. At least two years of English and French language studies for the bilingual programs as well as good academic results are required (for English, an official test required). Students must be secondary school students in their home country, and must not have completed more than eleven years of primary and secondary study. There is a mandatory three week English tutorial for students with a lower English level.


Program  Ref  Net agent 
Public, Bilingual credited Semester  ZCMBS 17 000 CAD
Public, Bilingual credited Academic year  ZCMBY 28 520 CAD



Nacel offer an additional exclusive combination of French and English. Montreal is the heart of bilingualism in North America: international students will study in this city for a full academic year in one of the six English speaking schools, while living in a French speaking host family. Students will improve both languages at the same time without moving! Note that also placement in English speaking host families in Montréal is offered. Montréal is a city full of character and life. Festivals abound year round. From walking alongside the harbor front of the Old City to enjoying the international taste of the cafés and bistros, there is never a shortage of things to see and do in Montréal. An opportunity not to be missed! International students become an integral part of the school community when they get involved in the school’s  sports, arts, and cultural teams and clubs. Schools usually offer: in the Fall: Badminton, Cross‐Country running, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball in the Winter: Basketball, Skiing/Snowboarding, Wrestling in the Spring: Golf, Mountain Biking, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, Ultimate Note that students may not be allowed to participate in competitive sport teams. Extracurricular activities usually on offer: musical bands and choirs, theatre, Debating Clubs, Environmental Clubs, Art Clubs, Chess Clubs, Grad/Prom committees, Math Clubs, School Newspaper, Student Council, Yearbook.



Education in Canada is generally divided into Elementary (Primary School or Public School), followed by Secondary (High School) and Postsecondary (University or College). The curriculum consists of an academic program with English or French, History, Mathematics etc. and an optional part that can be varied depending on the school. English Tutorial: for students who need to improve their English level before the start of the school year, Nacel Canada offers an English tutorial of 3 weeks intensive classes.

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