Study Abroad in France

All learners of French are encouraged to spend a year or a semester in France. For more information, contact Jean-Louis Dassier (405 Sutton Hall,, 724-357-2325).

French Studies Summer Program: Aix-en-Provence, France / Intensive French Language (Aix-Marseille University)

The Department of Foreign Languages has partnered with the Office of International Education and CEA to establish a study abroad experience in Aix-en-Provence, France. All students having successfully completed FRNC 102 are invited to consider studying abroad. Students seeking the French certificate or minoring in French are strongly encouraged to study abroad in Aix-en-Provence.

The Summer 1 program proposes a six-week session, including 20 hours of weekly language instruction as well as cultural field trips, and weekly debriefing sessions with a faculty from the Department of Foreign Languages at IUP. Housing options include both apartments and homestay with a host family. The program offers six hours of transfer credits that may be used toward completion of any foreign language requirement or the French minor.

For further information about cost and application procedures, contact the Department of Foreign Languages. Regular information about the Summer 1 Program is posted on the Facebook group page

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