Activities and outings

Experience five exciting weeks

You will experience Montréal’s good life in our Explore program. Through its activities or simply by walking along Montréal’s streets, you will discover the unique atmosphere of the metropolis and the unrivaled kindness of its inhabitants. Here are a few examples from our sociocultural program.


The Université de Montréal is located only 10 minutes by bus from downtown, where a number of free festivals are held throughout the summer.

Language workshops
  • “Theatre and improv”
  • “Phonetics”
  • “French expressions”

  • Planetarium
  • Museum of modern art
  • Museum of fine arts
  • History museum (Maison Saint-Gabriel)

Sports activities
  • Soccer
  • Pedal boats
  • Traditional dances on the mountain
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free swim time at Cepsum
  • Introduction to self-defence

Discovery tours
  • Mount-Royal and the Plateau
  • Jean-Talon market and Little Italy
  • Québec City

Evenings at the residences
  • Musical improvization
  • Bingo
  • Murder and mysteries
  • Introduction to swing dancing
  • Capoeira
  • Yoga

Cinema, theatre and shows
  • Campus cinema
  • Outdoor theatre
  • Live singer
  • Improv match


All the activities offered under the Explore program of the Université de Montréal are free of charge or low in cost.