Top 3 reasons to study here

  • The ITHQ is located in the heart of Montreal, one of the most student-friendly cities in the world and a true crossroads between Europe and North America.
  • The ITHQ lets students discover the realities of their future profession from day one so that they can enter the job market with solid professional experience.
  • The ITHQ offers hundreds of prestigious internship locations in over 20 countries and has over a dozen partnerships with renowned hotel establishments.



The Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) was founded in 1968 by the Government of Quebec. With more than 15,000 graduates, it has been the leading Canadian centre for specialized tourism, hospitality, food service and sommelier training for nearly 50 years.


Over 20 specialized and enriched study programs developed to industry standards, more than half of which are in a work-study format to provide as much practical experience as possible.


The ITHQ includes a gastronomy research centre with a food chemistry laboratory.


Internationally recognized for program excellence and the professionalism and expertise of its 15,000 graduates, the ITHQ, like other major international educational institutions, teaches students advanced skills that can be used anywhere in the world.

Short Courses

Business & Management (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)


Housing services

While the ITHQ doesn’t offer accommodation on campus, there are plenty of housing options nearby. Compared to most other cities, rent is very affordable in Montreal.

Student Life

Campus life

The ITHQ is located in the heart of Montréal, a stone’s throw from the Quartier des Spectacles, between Quartier Latin and Plateau Mont-Royal.

Our campus has a teaching hotel and 2 teaching restaurants, 16 kitchens and workshops with the best available equipment, a specialized library, 6 computer and language labs, and a gastronomy research centre with a food chemistry lab, a skills development centre, and much more!


Member of Hotel Schools of Distinction

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