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Applicants must ensure that they meet all of the requirements for their chosen program and supply all necessary documentation. Applications will be deemed ineligible if they are incomplete or submitted late.

Following the application review, candidates selected will be called for an admission interview (face-to-face or distance).


  1. The duly completed and signed Admission Application form. The chosen program as well as the applicant's e-mail address must be clearly indicated.
  2. The application fee (non-refundable, see Accepted Methods of Payment below).
    Quebec residents and Canadians living outside Quebec: $35
    International applicants: $85
  3. A certified copy of both sides of the applicant's original birth certificate, as issued by the registrar of civil status in the country of origin.
  4. Applicants born outside Canada must provide proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status in Québec or their Québec Selection Certificate (CSQ).
  5. A certified copy of the following original document:

    Quebec residents

    • The most recent college or university transcript, as applicable, issued by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur, or by the educational institution attended.

    Canadians living outside Quebec

    • An official French or English translation of the applicant’s most recent academic transcripts, as applicable, as of Grade 13.
    • The diploma(s) or certificate(s) obtained, where applicable.

    International applicants

    • An official French or English translation of the applicant’s academic transcripts as of Grade 13 (equivalent to pre-university college studies in the Québec education system);
    • An official French or English translation of the applicant’s university transcript.
    • The diploma(s) or certificate(s) obtained, where applicable.
  6. Two letters of recommendation, signed by an employer or any professional not related to the applicant, demonstrating the latter’s motivation and interest in the program.
  7. For applications on the basis of experience only: a cover letter demonstrating your knowledge of the program and the hotel industry.
  8. If applicable, proof of employment attesting to the applicant’s program-relevant work experience (please note that a résumé is not considered official proof of employment). The proof must be on company letterhead and include the following information:
    • Position held.
    • Employment period (start and end dates).
    • Number of hours worked during this period.
    • Type of business (hotel, restaurant or other), and employer's contact information and signature.


  • Only applications that are complete will be reviewed.
  • All submitted documents must be certified photocopies of the originals (do not send originals or photographs). To obtain a certified photocopy of an original document, contact the institution that issued the document or the embassy or consulate of the country where it was issued.
  • Where applicable, an official French or English translation must accompany the required documents.
  • French and English are the languages of instruction of the Advanced Studies in International Hotel Management program.
  • No acknowledgement of receipt is sent to applicants.


  • Visa or MasterCard
  • Bank card (at the ITHQ Registrar’s Office only)
  • Certified cheque, money order or bank draft made to the order of Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec. Personal cheques and cash are not accepted. 


Supporting documents can be submitted:

  • By email:
  • By mail: ITHQ – Registrar’s Office, 3535 Saint-Denis Street, Montréal, Québec, H2X 3P1;
  • In person (Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.): ITHQ – Registrar’s Office, 3535 Saint-Denis Street, Room 1.30, Montréal (Sherbrooke metro).


Phone: 514-282-5110
Toll-free in Canada and the United States: 1-800-361-5111, ext. 5110

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