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Choosing Trebas Institute is the first step to an exciting career in the Canadian music and film industry and a world of opportunities. For over 30 years, we have contributed to Canada's artistic community by training skilled and versatile professionals in film, sound and music management that are in demand on the market.
Choose Trebas for our cutting edge programs, continuously updated and offered in small groups to provide you with customized training in a supportive community. Located in the heart of Montreal, Québec, students benefit from the city's rich cultural heritage, world famous music and entertainment communities, and an established network of industry professionals.
To study in Québec, international students must first obtain an admission letter, which will allow them to start the necessary process towards obtaining required government permits.


Study at Trebas Institute

At Trebas Institute, conditions of eligibility may vary by program. It is essential to ensure that you meet the requirements of your program prior to admission procedures.
You can apply:
  • Online
  • Call our admissions advisor at (514) 845-4141 ext 28

Eligibility and Language Requirements

  • Have a high school diploma or training considered appropriate by Trebas Institute
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate in English, both spoken and written
The Music Business Administration program also requires applicants to meet the following criteria:
  • Appropriate work experience in the artistic field AND
  • A relevant college degree OR 
  • Be at least 21 years of age with general management experience

Admissions Procedures

You must first receive your admission letter from Trebas online by clicking here or by calling an admissions advisor at (514) 845-4141.
Once you have received your letter of admission, you need to obtain a:
As soon as you receive your letter of admission, you should take the following three steps:
  1. Make sure you are familiar with the requirements for staying in Québec as a foreign student
  2. Apply for an Acceptance Certificate for Studies
  3. Apply for a study permit

Required Documents

At the time of application for admission, international students must provide official documents (only official translations in French or English are accepted), so that their application can be processed on time:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Copy of your latest transcript
  • Copy of diplomas indicating the highest level of education attained
  • Letter of motivation (1 page)
For more information about Trebas, please request information. Pursue your dream career today!


Prepare your arrival in Montreal

Obtaining the necessary authorizations

To study at Trebas Institute, you absolutely must have: a passport, a CAQ (Acceptance Certificate of Quebec), a study permit and, if necessary, a temporary resident visa and transit visa.
International students who wish to study at Trebas Institute must meet the requirements of the Government of Quebec and Canada. These steps should be taken without delay once the admission letter is received:
  1. Apply for an Acceptance Certificate of Quebec (CAQ)
  2. Apply for a study permit issued by the Government of Canada
These documents must be presented to Trebas Institute before the start of the program.

Consider the processing time

It is important to have all the necessary documents in hand prior to your departure to Canada. That is why it is essential to take into account the application processing time:
  • The processing time for a CAQ is 3 to 5 weeks, excluding postal delays, if your application is complete (including all completed forms and supporting documentation)
  • The processing time of an application for a study permit can vary one Canadian visa office to another, and depend on whether or not you need to undergo a medical examination. Visit the website
For questions, contact Trebas Institute at (514) 845-4141.

Health Insurance

All international students must be covered by valid health insurance to study in Québec. Find out more by visiting the official website of the Régie de l'assurance maladie (RAMQ).
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