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A city of first choice
for your studies

Learn French in Montreal, the largest French-speaking city outside of France. Multicultural and bilingual, Montreal is the metropolis of the province of Quebec, in addition to being the 2nd most populous city in Canada and the 3rd most important financial center in North America.

In 2017, Montreal is at the top of the ranking of world student cities according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and its QS Top Student Cities, which is based on the criteria of accessibility (affordable cost of living), diversity, culture and several other factors such as job prospects and student satisfaction surveys.

The CSSMB, a major school service center

Established in the west of the island of Montreal, the Center de services scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys (CSSMB) - formerly the Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys (CSMB) - brings together more than 102 establishments (75 elementary schools, 14 secondary schools, 3 schools specialized, 6 vocational training centers and 4 adult education centers), which makes it the second largest school network in Quebec.

Francization course

  • Experienced teachers
  • Diversified groups
  • Integration with Quebec culture
  • Oral and written comprehension
  • Oral and written expression
  • Access to vocational training

Vocational training

  • Experienced teachers
  • Short trainings (from 600 to 1800 hours)
  • Internship
  • Obtaining a recognized diploma
  • Excellent job opportunities
  • Integration with Quebec culture


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  • Please note that as of July 1, 2021

    The Marguerite-Bourgeoys School Services Center will provide compulsory
    la SUCCESSFUL LEVEL 6 in FRENCH (standards of the Quebec Ministry of Education)
    to access a vocational training program that required a level 5.
    A level B1 assessment, 4 skills
    (recognized international tests) is also accepted.

    At the same time, a LEVEL 7,
    for training SASI (Health, Assistance and Nursing)
    as well as for training in SECRETARIAT.



    All tax receipts will be sent BY MAIL
    international students (francization and professional training)
    who are studying or who have studied throughout the year 2020.

    Tax receipts will be produced and sent in the month of FEBRUARY.
    It is therefore no longer necessary to write to our offices to request it!
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    We remind you that depending on the evolution of the pandemic, the situation could possibly affect certain cohorts and training start dates which could be canceled or postponed at short notice. If so, you will be notified and we may provide you with other options.