École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
ÉTS is renowned for its successful collaboration with the industry, which represents approximately 75% of our research activities. We offer challenging Master’s and PhD programs in several fields: aerospace and transportation, energy, environment and construction, healthcare technologies, industrial engineering, software engineering and information technology. ÉTS also offers a dynamic environment conducive to extracurricular activities. Its 30 science and technology clubs have won international competitions in robot design, racing cars, submarines, solar, wind and amphibious vehicles, concrete canoes (yes, it floats), drones, etc.
1100 Notre-Dame Street West
Montreal, QC H3C 1K3
With nearly 11,000 students, world-class research infrastructures, and innovative new programs, ÉTS has developed vibrant industrial and international exchange programs/partnerships for you to choose from.
Points of interest
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Fields of study
- Applied Sciences (Engineering)
Applicable for the academic year 2023-2024
- April 1st for admission to Fall term (September 5 to December 21, 2023)
- September 1st for admission to Winter term (January to April, 2024).
The partner universities have to nominate all the selected students before March 15, 2023 for Fall term and before June 15, 2023 for Winter term.
Please note that the ETS will not accept any students for the second round:
- Candidates must be registered in an engineering program at their home institution.
- Construction engineering course is not opened to exchange students for the academic year 2023-2024.
Applying to ÉTS
Home universities have to confirm candidates’ nomination (online nomination: URL available on demand at [email protected]), before you submit your application.
Fill out the online application form for one of the following exchange programs:
- 0469 – Programme court de premier cycle en génie pour étudiant en séjour d’études, for a one-term exchange
- 4023 – Certificat de premier cycle en génie pour étudiant en séjour d’études, for 2 terms
You have to choose one of the following ÉTS departments: electrical engineering, software engineering, automated manufacturing engineering, information technology engineering, mechanical engineering or operations and logistics engineering. This determines the courses you can select.
You must upload scanned copies of the following documents when submitting your application online:
- BCI student exchange program application form
- Official transcripts for current ongoing studies
- Birth certificate
- Learning agreement (list of course units), signed by the authorized person in your home university
Exchange students are exempted from application fees and tuition fees. (compulsory insurance coverage fees may apply).
IMPORTANT – If you get selected and if you decide to cancel your admission, you must inform ETS as soon as possible, so we could offer it to other applicants on the waiting list.
Courses are offered in French only. A proof of French proficiency is required, unless it is the applicant’s native language. An official language test is not mandatory: ÉTS accepts attestation letters from an appropriate person of the home institution, stating that the applicant has adequate French competency.
Programs offered to exchange students
The list of programs that are offered to exchange students can be found here: List of programs offered to exchange students.
The list of courses you would like to take has to be approved by your home university before applying. Once selected, ÉTS enrolls you in the courses, based on this same list.
Exchange students must enroll to a minimum of 12 ÉTS credits per term (full time registration), and a maximum of 16 credits.
Read carefully our website to know about course selection, particular restrictions for exchange students, and to check if the courses are offered at a particular term.
Internship opportunities are available in ETS research labs. Internship mobility program. Read ETS website for more information.
Please note that for the academic year 2023-2024, we offer one exchange slot per term per BCI partner institution unless it received more ETS students in 2022-2023 (do contact ETS for more information : [email protected]).
Construction engineering course is not opened to exchange students for the academic year 2023-2024.
Exchange seats are limited; therefore, ÉTS may refuse some students once the quotas are reached in some departments or if the candidates’ academic results are weak.