Top Study Abroad Programs in France

AIFS: Paris – Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne

Program Location: Paris, France

Contact:
American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)
College Division
1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437
Website: http://www.aifsabroad.com/france/paris/

Description: Spend a semester, summer or academic year in the incomparable city of Paris with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 16 credits through a variety of courses taking the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne (CCFS), part of the University of Paris. Courses are taught in English or French, and no previous French language study is required.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city walks, visits to the many museums and cultural sites of Paris, French cooking classes, opera and ballet performances, and day trips to Monet’s Garden in Giverny and the famous Château de Versailles. Optional excursions include a 2-day trip to Normandy and Brittany, and a 2-day trip to the Loire Valley.


Wellesley College: Aix-en-Provence – Wellesley-in-Aix

Program Location: Aix-en-Provence, France

Contact:
Schneider Center
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Phone: (781) 283-2320
Website: http://www.wellesley.edu/ois/wellesleyprograms/aix

Description: Wellesley-in-Aix is located in Aix-en-Provence a lively, charming city of 145,000 inhabitants located in southern France within easy distance of the Mediterranean coast and France’s second largest metropolis, Marseille. Home to Aix-Marseille University (AMU), the largest public university in France, Aix has a significant student population, including numerous international students enrolled at AMU and the Institute of Political Science also know as Sciences Po. Wellesley-in-Aix is an immersion program designed for students in the humanities and social sciences with solid French skills who wish to increase their mastery of the language and knowledge of French culture via direct enrollment in the French university system and a homestay option. All courses are in French, and students are expected to communicate in French with WIA staff and other participants. Fall, Spring & Full-Year sessions are offered and include orientation sessions in Paris and Aix.


American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Program Location: Paris, France

Contact:
The American University of Paris
Admissions Office
5, boulevard de La Tour-Maubourg
75007 Paris, France

Phone: +33 (0)1 40 62 07 20
Website: https://www.aup.edu/admissions/study-abroad

Description: Whether you’re already working toward your degree at another institution or looking for a unique program to launch your studies, spending a summer, a semester, or a year at The American University of Paris is an exceptional way to enhance your experiences. We are fully-accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools so the courses you take with us will easily transfer back to your home institution. And as a member of the AUP community, you’ll carry a lifetime of knowledge, memories, and friendships with you wherever you go in life.


Truman State University: Annecy – Study Abroad at IFALPES, the Institut Français des Alpes

Program Location: Annecy, France

Contact:
100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, Missouri 63501

Phone: 660-785-4000
Website: http://www.ccisabroad.org/program.php?link=france_ifalpes

Description: Annecy is located at the foot of the Alpine massifs and sits on the purest lake of Europe and has breathtaking scenery. Known as the “Venice of the Alps, with its canals, Old Town, lake, castles, famous hotels and restaurants, Annecy is a bustling city all year round with lots to see and do. Annecy offers students cultural and athletic activities within a very pleasant urban environment.


AIFS: Grenoble- University of Grenoble – French Language and Culture

Program Location: Grenoble, France

Contact:
American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)
College Division
1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437
Website: http://www.aifsabroad.com/france/grenoble/

Description: Spend a semester or academic year in the idyllic city of Grenoble, France. Earn up to 16 credits studying at the University of Grenoble. Courses are taught in English or French, and one year of college level French is required.

Students take French language, with the option of electives in both English and French. Courses include business, political science, history, art history, film, literature and more. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Live in a homestay or student apartment. Enjoy cultural and social activities such as visits to local museums, French cooking classes, a ride on the famous cable cars over the city, hiking trips, language exchange with French students, and day trips to Lyon and Annecy. Some of the best skiing in the world is just 45 minutes from the center of town.


IAU College: Aix-en-Provence – The Marchutz School of Fine Arts

Program Location: Aix-en-Provence, France

Contact:
409 Camino Del Rio South
Suite 303
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: (800) 221-2051
Website: https://iaufrance.org/locations/france

Description: The mission of the Marchutz School is to help students, who wish to study art in France, sharpen their visual perceptions of the world around them, decipher their emotional responses to these perceptions, and through an holistic (studio, historical, and critical) discipline, relate their discoveries to an intensive investigation of the nature and aim of art.

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