You are an international student if you are not a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident.
Why Choose ISI?
The Ideal Candidate
For more information, for questions about enrollment or clarifications, please contact our Admission Counsellor:
Request information about our programs.
Applicants must at least hold a bachelor degree (high school level) or equivalent and have strong grades in mathematics.
For IT Project Management Program, applicants must hold a university degree (BAC+3) in programming and/or informatics field or in a related field. Applicants must also have a significant work experience in the informatics field.
If your primary language is not English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the following ways:
- You must provide bachelor (high school) or superior studies transcripts to demonstrate you studied in English at least three (3) whole years.
- You must hold a valid assessment test and meet our grades requirements (see table below).
|Valid assessment tests||Test score|
|IELTS – International English Language Testing System||6 overall or more|
|TOEFL – test of English as a Foreign Language||75 overall or more|
|CAEL – Canadian Academic English Language Assessment||60 overall or more|
|PTE – Pearson Test of English||60 overall or more|
No need to demonstrate English language proficiency
|Anguilla||Ghana||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Grenada||Singapore|
|Belize||Kenya||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Bermuda||Liberia||Turks and Caicos Islands|
|British Virgin Islands||Montserrat||United Kingdom|
|Canada (except Quebec)||New Zealand||United States|
|Cayman Islands||Nigeria||United States Virgin Islands|
|Gambia||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
Due to the acutely situation, ISI is accepting the Duolingo English Test. A score of 110 or higher is required to meet our English language proficiency requirement. The test results are valid for two years from test date.
1. Choose your program
2. Provide the following documents
- Program and semester ;
- The reason you chose ISI and this program for your studies;
- What studies did you complete? Precise the field, last level completed (High School, DEP, CEGEP, University, etc.);
- Have you ever studied informatics before? If so, please explain why you want to continue studying informatics at our school;
- If you never studied informatics and studied in another
Please email your academic record (last diplomas obtained and transcripts) at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the object of the email, please write it is an admission demand and the program you chose.
3. Candidate’s file analyze for admission
The admission file analyze takes between 2 and 3 weeks. The decision will be email to the candidate, so check your email frequently.
4. Complete your admission
Pay the admission fees as instructed in the admission email.
5. Immigration process (CAQ and Study Permit)
Before enrolling in a Quebec (Canadian) institution, please take in consideration that the complete CAQ (Quebec acceptance Certificate) and Study Permit (student visa) process from beginning to end may stretch over a period of several months, depending of your country of origin. These delays must be taken in account when planning your studies at ISI.
To study in Canada (Quebec) you must obtain (or have a valid) a CAQ and a Study Permit.
6. Arrival in Montreal
You should be arriving before the beginning of the semester. You’ll receive an email with an invitation to our orientation day where you’ll receive: your schedule, student ID card, laptop and other material. You will also meet with the teachers and directors for a welcome speech.
As an international student, it may happens that, because of visa delays, you arrive after the beginning of the semester. No worries, you can start as late as 15 days after the beginning of classes.