Eligibility and costs

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This program is intended for students and professionals from around the world. To be eligible, you must meet the requirements listed below, in addition to being sufficiently fluent in spoken and written French and English and having advanced intermediate-level knowledge of at least one of these languages (language skills evaluation tests are required). Note that any relevant experience in guest or front desk service or any other duties performed in hospitality or food service are an asset.

On the basis of post-secondary studies successfully completed in Québec:

  • Have a Diploma of College Studies (DCS) or a university diploma, including one mathematics course (Introduction to Quantitative Methods or the equivalent) or accounting course (with a minimum R score of 24).

On the basis of studies successfully completed in another Canadian province:

  • Have a diploma issued by a recognized institution outside Québec after at least 13 years of studies or the equivalent, and have successfully completed one year of university studies, including the required mathematics or accounting course.

On the basis of studies successfully completed outside Canada:

  • Have a diploma equivalent to a diploma of college studies or university degree issued by a recognized institution and including an advanced mathematics or accounting course.

On the basis of experience:

  • Have program-relevant professional experience (the applicant’s file will be reviewed to determine eligibility).


All selected candidates will be called for an admission interview (in person or remotely) for an evaluation of their motivation for the program and a career in international hotel management.

Language Skills Evaluation Test

All selected candidates must take the ITHQ’s language test Fichier pdf (85 KB) to have their knowledge of oral and written French and/or English evaluated.


  Quebec students Canadian students Foreign students
Application fees (non-refundable)




Registration fees for each term




Term 1 (12 classes)




Term 3 (10 classes)




Terms 2 et 4 (internship & 4 classes)

$2,764 each

$4,608 each

$5,532 each

ITHQ uniform

Approximately $800

Approximately $800

Approximately $800

Complementary insurance of AGEEITHQ (optional)

Dental and health cares: $145/year

Dental and health cares: $145/year

Dental cares: $90/year


Registration and tuition fees for each term of the program are refundable minus a 25% administrative fee, provided that students cancel their registration before the first day of the term. No refunds will be granted after this date.

Notes :

  • Registration fees include administrative services, student association fee, voluntary contribution to the Fondation de l'ITHQ and third-party liability insurance.
  • Students must pay the costs associated with internships and compulsory activities (including airfare, visa(s), living expenses, etc.). They should also allow for additional costs to purchase books and lecture notes.
  • All amounts are in Canadian dollars.
  • All amounts listed can changed without noticed.
  • Employers subject to the Act to promote workforce skills development and recognition are entitled to submit the cost of this training program as part of the 1% of total payroll that companies must invest in employee training. Don't forget to inform your employer!


The Fondation de l’ITHQ awards scholarships to program students who meet certain conditions:

  • Scholarships worth $2,500 each, awarded to two students in recognition of professional behaviours and attitudes demonstrated during their studies at the ITHQ (first and third terms).
    The scholarship eligibility requirements are announced by the Internship Department at the beginning of the first term.
  • A total of $25,000 in scholarships to financially assist students while they complete their required internships.

The scholarship eligibility requirements and application deadline are announced by the Internship Department at the beginning of the first term (individual scholarship amounts are based on internship projects).

Note :

    NOTE : The information on this page is subject to change.

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