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Laval Summer Business Program
Quebec City, Canada (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Language Requirements:
Program Type:
USF Exchange
Eligibility Requirements:
Degree Seeking
Level of Study:
Open to:
Active USF Student
Credit Offered:
USF Credit
Program Advisor:
Rene Sanchez
Minimum GPA:
Sponsoring College:
Program Primary Subject:
Business, Marketing, and Finance
Program Description:
University of Laval Summer Business School
June 8 - July 5, 2013

Program Overview

The Universty of Laval invites students from its partner school to participate in this exciting opportunity to study the complexities of international trade and the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This program, entering its seventh year of operation, offers students a an applied and in depth academic program with the chance to engage with experienced professors and business managers as well as build a diverse network of contacts.


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Quebec City, Quebec.


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Host Institution

Universite of Laval is one of Canada's leading Universities in terms of research and international cooperation. This university can trace its origins to 1663 when the King of France Louis the XIV granted authorization for its creation, making it the first institution in North America to offer higher level education in French. Today Universite of Laval has pioneered in program assessment and strategic planning, and remains at the vanguard of the internationalization of teaching and research. Yearly Universite of Laval attracts more than 2000 foreign students and many out of region Canadian students.


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Academic Program and Course Information

Students are treated as short term exchange students for the purposes of this program. They will be enrolled in the USF holding course: ISE0001 for 0 hours.

Once a transcript is received from the University of Laval at the end of the program abroad, they will receive credit for two, 3-credit hour business courses on the topic of NAFTA and International Trade (Course numbers to be determined and approved by the USF College of Business).

More information TBA once the University of Laval publishes the complete program schedule.


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All courses taught by faculty and business leaders hired by the University of Laval.


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Program Costs

Costs are yet to be determined. Finalized cost will be made avalable once the University of Laval publishes their program fees. This program requires a minmum of two payments, one to the University of Laval in Canadian Dollars and a second to the University of South Florida in US Dollars (via a student's OASIS account).

USF Cost (payable to USF): TBA Projected $1022.00

  • Emergency Support Services and Orientation
  • USF Administrative Costs
  • Exchange Credits (6 credit hours)
  • Emergency Evacuation and Medical insurance

University of Laval Cost (payable to Laval): $1850 (Canadian)

  • Accommodation (university dorms)
  • 40 meal coupons for the University cafeteria
  • Transportation to field trips
  • Weekend in the Saguenay region
  • Welcome and graduation receptions
  • Canadian Health insurance
  • Internet connection



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Living Arrangements

University Dorms.


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Who Can Participate?

Open to all USF business majors.


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How and When to Pay

Please click here for further details regarding payment.


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Getting There

Students are asked to not purchase an tickets until they receive an acceptance letter from the host school overseas. This letter will have details on orientation dates and arrival airports.

Students are responcible for arranging their own flights and transportation to the host


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Medical Insurance and Travel Documentation

USF provides program participants with sickness/accident and emergency medical evacuation insurance valid for the dates of the program.  Those who will travel independently, either in advance of the program or after the program ends, must ensure that they have insurance coverage valid outside the U.S.  


Please click here for more detailed information.


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Financial Aid and Scholarship Funding

Many funding opportunities are available to USF students who are planning to study abroad.  Please see our funding page for further details.


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Safety & Health

Participant's safety and well-being are paramount to USF. Please click here for detailed country-specific safety and health information given in our Country Study Report. Make sure to read up on country-specific information on the U.S. Department of State and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites. 


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Special Terms

Students should review carefully the Education Abroad Participant Contract, included in the Education Abroad application process. It describes students' responsibilities with regard to participation, and includes information on insurance, and cancellation and refund policies. Students will be asked to electronically sign this document.  To view this document before applying, please click here


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Contacts for More Information

Questions regarding study abroad, program enrollment, registration and payment of fees
Rene Sanchez
Education Abroad Office, International Affairs (loc. CGS 101)
University of South Florida 4202 E. Fowler Ave., CGS 101
Tampa, Florida 33620-5550
Phone: (813) 974-3104 Fax: (813) 974-4613

For academic advisement or questions pertaining to courses or credits, contact:
Pavla Ozkul
College of Business
Loc: BSN2206
Tel: (813) 974-4794


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This program is currently not accepting applications.