International student program

Welcome to the Séminaire de Chicoutimi.

The only private French secondary school in the Saguenay, the Séminaire de Chicoutimi is a proud pageant of 140 years of academic excellence, colorful traditions and exciting programs. We constantly challenge our students to reach new levels of success. With a graduation rate of over 98%, our alumni move on to post-secondary studies and continued success internationally.

Our International Student Program invites students from around the world to experience our many exciting programs and activities. By living with a caring host family, studying with the best teachers and students in our region, and enjoying a wide variety of activities both on and off campus, international students grow on all levels: personal, social, academic and cultural.

Dynamic teachers, dedicated support staff, engaged students, committed parents along with programs and activities that stimulate our students: welcome to the Séminaire de Chicoutimi. Learn more about our school and why it is your first and only choice for secondary education in the Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean.

If you are interested in enroling your child in a half-year or full-year of studies at the Séminaire de Chicoutimi in our International Student Program, we ask you to complete the following document. It will guide you through the important initial steps. We will respond quickly to your demand and help you successfully complete the process.

The Séminaire de Chicoutimi is proud to offer you a wide variety of regular and extra-curricular activities throughout the school year. In addition, our students can choose from 9 concentration profiles in a variety of sports and performing arts. Our partnership with Canadian Homestay Inc. guarantees your child a safe and stimulating home environment in French throughout his or her stay in our beautiful region.

Canada Homestay International (PDF - 379.9 kb)

We are proud to work in collaboration with Canada Homestay. Our partnership provides our international students with a caring family, a safe home environment, and all the necessary support in order to experience an unforgettable stay in Chicoutimi.

Partnership (PDF - 415.2 kb)

Thanks to an exciting agreement between the Séminaire de Chicoutimi and the Cégep de Chicoutimi, our International Student Program candidates have the chance to pursue their post-secondary studies at the best junior college in the region. The Cégep de Chicoutimi is only a 5 minute drive from our school and offers 23 technical programs to more than 3000 students.

Registration and Travel Policies (PDF - 83.2 kb)

In order to assure your complete satisfaction and to ensure a safe transition for your child, we ask you to carefully study the attached document. We are confident we have considered all necessary aspects of your child’s well-being, and look forward to making his or her stay in our school and region an unforgettable one.

City of Saguenay

We are fortunate to live in a region filled with warm, fun-loving people surrounded by a picturesque environment. We look forward to sharing the Saguenay–Lac-St-Jean with you!

application_form_academic_medical.pdf (PDF - 139.2 kb)