French Immersion and Exchange Programs

French Immersion

EXPLORE - Live the Canadian Experience
Five-Week French-Language Bursary Program

Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Enjoy five weeks of learning and adventure, friendship and discovery. Most Expenses Are Covered.

Before you register for this program, you should ask permission of the Lakehead University Registrar in order to have at least a 0.5 credit in French transferred to your LU transcript (depends on the program and marks).

Tel: 1-877-866-4242

Study in France Earn Credits in Ontario
Ontario/Rhône-Alpes Student Exchange

A unique opportunity for 50 Graduate and Undergraduate Ontario students. For more information, please click here.

Laura Pudas
International Student Advisor
Lakehead University International
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Phone: (807)346-7846
Appointment booking link for Zoom.

Opportunities to Work and Travel in France

This is the opportunity to: spend several months in France with a monthly salary, have a privileged insight into contemporary France, master the French language through linguistic immersion and gain valuable teaching techniques. You must: be between 20-35 years old, have completed two years of university and have a proficiency in French (minimum B1 level on Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). French majors and minors are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply? Visit Canada-USA TAPIF online platform:

Opportunité de passer plusieurs mois en France en acquérant de l’expérience en enseignement tout en étant rémunéré : Postes d’assistant(e) d’anglais

Conditions d’admissibilité: avoir entre 20 et 35 ans, avoir complété un minimum de deux années d’études supérieures, avoir une connaissance du français parlé (niveau B1 minimum du Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues).

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