The Institute for American Universities (IAU) is a study abroad program located in Aix-en-Provence, France, for undergraduates attending American colleges. Courses are offered in the humanities, social sciences and fine arts in both English and French. Three programs are available In Aix-en-Provence including The Aix Center of Humanities & Social Sciences, The French Honors Program and The Marchutz School of Art. Students participate in a home-stay with a French host where they learn about the people, culture and language of Provence. Excursions to local points of historical and cultural significance are also included. IAU's newest program, The J-Term Traveling Seminar, is also available to students. In the context of Provence's rich Mediterranean heritage, IAU delivers the highest quality curriculum for students with any level of French proficiency.