Admission, enrolment and tuition fees
The persons in charge of the double degree track determine, in concert and on an annual basis, the number of students that may take part in this track. The number of students from each establishment must abide by the principle of parity. Each institution has the right to admit up to 3 students per year to the double degree program, unless this number is varied by mutual and written attachment to this agreement.
Students pay the tuition fees in their home establishment. The establishments agree to select the best candidates, in accordance with the terms and conditions prescribed by each program directorate. All candidates must meet the admission requirements for both programs.
SGH students to FSA ULaval:
Should have a bachelor degree or equivalent in business, commerce, management or related. During the interviews and validation of previous transcripts, both schools will verify if the students meet admission criteria’s.
Must have obtained a minimum average of 4.0 out of 5.0 at the end of the bachelor level studies.
Must be able to work with basic computer tools (Word processing, spreadsheets, etc.).
During the application process, students have to provide these documents:
A letter of interest outlining the reasons for wanting to do a graduate degree (maximum two pages);
A curriculum vitæ;
A complete set of transcripts: high-school baccalaureate examinations transcript and all university transcripts (including preparatory courses and courses taken at any postsecondary institution);
Documents verifying the current level of proficiency in English (transcripts or internationally recognized tests).
Knowledge of English (for both SGH Students and FSA ULaval Students)
All double degree candidates must provide evidence of a satisfactory level of English language proficiency. To prove their level of English proficiency, double degree candidate must present the results of one of the following tests:
Common European Framework (CEF): Level B2
Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC): 825/990
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL – ITP): 549/677
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.5
Versant English Placement Test (VEPT): 63/70
Knowledge of French (graduation requirements (for both SGH Students and FSA ULaval Global Business Students)
Students must submit an official document or pass a test verifying their current level of proficiency in French for graduation. The minimum level of proficiency required for graduation corresponds to Langue orale et écrite – intermédiaire (FLE-2114) as defined by the École des langues de l'Université Laval (ELUL). Knowledge of French can be evaluated by the Test de français international (TFI), in which a minimum score of 440/990 is required. Students who do not obtain the required result must do whatever is necessary to satisfy the minimum requirement before graduation. The ELUL may recommend make-up courses, and a range of intensive programs is available throughout the year. It should be noted that language courses do not count towards the credit requirements of graduate-level programs.
A student who has been selected in one university must then submit an admission application and enrol in the master's program at the other university. The persons in charge of the double degree track agree to send the records of each selected student to each other in a timely manner so as to allow said students to be admitted and enrolled in both universities within the prescribed deadlines.
Double degree academic program
The double degree track brings together two pre-existing academic programs: their respective pedagogical objectives and structure remain unchanged.
The MBAs Global Business, Gestion internationale and Gestion des entreprises at Université Laval consists of a total of 45 credits; the Master of Global Business, Finance and Governance and the Magister Globalny Biznes, Finanse i Zarządzanie (Governance) at SGH Warsaw School of Economics consists of a total of 120 ECTS. Each program's structure and courses which form the double degree are presented in the Tables 3, 4 and 5. The establishments may amend the course lists to reflect the evolution of the program of which the double degree track is part. The persons in charge of the track shall keep each other informed of any changes in the course offering of the program offered by their respective establishment.
The length of the double degree track is two years: 2 semesters at SGH and 3 trimesters at FSA ULaval. Students are required to undertake a stay of at least 1 year in each establishment, where they will complete the selected courses.
Chain of Events for students from SGH School of Economics
||From October to February
||SGH Warsaw School of Economics|
||From February toJune
||SGH Warsaw School of Economics|
||From September to December
||From January to April
||From May to August