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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. 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 (with a minimum R score of 24), including one mathematics course (Introduction to Quantitative Methods or the equivalent) or accounting course.

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

  • Have a diploma issued by a recognized institution outside Québec 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:

  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Have a minimum of 3,500 hours of professional experience in the hotel or restaurant industry or any other supervision position related to the program (your eligibility is subject to a review of your application).


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 successful applicants must take the ITHQ language test, which evaluates your oral and written French and/or English. You must be at an intermediate to advanced level to be admitted to the program.
  • Before taking the language test, applicants are invited to take a diagnostic test from the Académie linguistique internationale (ALI) to determine their language level:
    • In English (if your native language is French or another language)
    • In French (if your native language is English or another language)

Note that the tests stop automatically at the end of a level if the questions become too difficult.

After you take the diagnostic test, contact our team to find out what to do next:
Phone: 514-282-5111, ext. 4304, or toll-free in Canada and the United States only, 1-800-361-5111, extension 4304


  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 and 4 (4 classes per term)

$2,764 per term 

 $4,608 per term

$5,532 per term

ITHQ uniform

Approximately $800

Approximately $800

Approximately $800

Mandatory COLLECTO health insurance - - $732/year
Complementary insurance of AGEEITHQ (optional)

Dental and health care: $181/year

Dental and health care: $181/year

Dental care: $129/year


  • Tuition fees are fully refundable if students cancel their registration by no later than August 15 for Term 1.
  • Between August 15 and the beginning of the term, tuition fees will be refunded minus a 25% administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be granted after the first day of the term.
  • The ITHQ reserves the right to cancel a course or program due to insufficient enrolment. In such cases, application and tuition fees are refunded.
  • For our reimbursement policy for subsequent terms, please contact the Registrar’s office.

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).
  • A total of $25,000 in scholarships to financially assist students while they complete their required internships (individual scholarship amounts are based on internship projects).
  • The scholarship eligibility requirements are announced by the Internship Department at the beginning of the first term.

Note :

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

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