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Costs and opportunities for financial support

To help you plan your stay at Université Laval, we’ve gathered a few tools for figuring out what your trip will cost and information on sources of funding you might find useful.

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Tuition and fees

If you’re coming for an exchange or a training or research internship, you don’t have to pay any tuition fees at Université Laval. But you will have to pay the fees for health insurance unless you can get an exemption.

If you choose French as a foreign language courses, you’ll also have to pay activity fees of $99.63 for a 3-credit course (winter 2020) and $370 for the intensive.

Costs for your stay

Living abroad for several months obviously has costs. It’s a good idea to find out how much money you’ll need before you leave. A variety of tools are available to help you better anticipate the costs of your stay and plan your budget.

  • Writeups by international students who completed a mobility program at Université Laval are packed with helpful information.
  • NUMBEO lets you compare the cost of living in Québec City with that of your city./li>

Funding opportunities

The International Office (BI) does not offer scholarships to students who come to Université Laval on an exchange or internship. Contact your home institution for funding opportunities.

There are also a number of assistance and bursary programs for student mobility. We encourage you to check to see if you are eligible.

Student Awards and Financial Aid Office directory of scholarships and bursaries

The database of the Student Awards and Financial Aid Office at Université Laval lists more than 3,000 scholarships and bursaries. Look for ones that match your profile or limit your search to offerings that support student mobility.

Research funding

Research Professional is a database of funding opportunities in a number of fields for researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and students.