The Paris Internship Program offers a semester of study and work in the hub of French and European business and culture. The program combines an internship with intensive French-language study and liberal arts courses. French faculty from local universities teach courses on contemporary France that are specifically designed for students in the Boston University program. The BU Paris Academic Center, including administrative offices and classrooms, is located in the fifteenth arrondissement, within walking distance of the Eiffel Tower.
Set upon the edge of the Mediterranean Sea on the glamorous French Riviera, Nice beckons with its mild climate and clear skies. Whether you’re strolling along the famous palm-lined Promenade des Anglais to witness the sunset over the sea, or looking down from Colline du Chateau (Castle Hill) at the sweeping panorama of this breathtaking city, Nice will enchant you. Enjoy all that Côte d'Azur has to offer while studying the culture and history of the French Mediterranean coast, improving your language skills (no experience required), and learning about business with other international students. You will take your language and area studies courses at the IES Abroad Center, accompanied by IPAG Business School courses. The IPAG Business School is located in the economic heart of Nice and offers many courses taught in English (only a few electives are taught in French).
Earn up to 15 credits and a Certificate in Business Studies (CBS) or International Business (CIB) on the Grenoble Business School program at the Grenoble Ecole de Management, consistently rated as one of Europe’s best business schools. Be immersed in the French culture as you live with a French family and experience the region on day trips to Provence, Lyon and Paris – as well as numerous social and cultural activities, including a trip to Chateau du Vizille (the birthplace of the French Revolution) and visits to local museums. You can enhance your experience through optional 2-day excursions to Burgundy and a 2-day Alpine spa weekend.
A truly cosmopolitan city, Strasbourg is rich with social and cultural options—but still small enough for you to feel at home. The SU Strasbourg program is designed to make the most of all that Strasbourg offers. You'll learn from international faculty members who are professionals in politics, diplomacy, and law. The pre-semester Signature Seminar introduces you to Europe through travel, lectures, and encounters with politicians, teachers, and activists. Course-related field study offers further European travel opportunities, and internships at European institutions allow you to gain invaluable hands-on experience during your time in Strasbourg.The SU Strasbourg program also offers specialized programs in intensive French language and music performance.Internships are also available for 1-3 credits in a variety of fields. Students must be enrolled in the semester program in order to take part in the internship.
This program is designed for you to immerse yourself in the French language (regardless of language ability) while also learning about French culture, politics and society. The program offers classes covering many disciplines, with coursework in history, sociology, political science, business and French culture and civilization. You will study at the international language institute (CIDEF) of the Université Catholique de l’Ouest (the Catholic University of the West), taking courses with US and other international students. During the academic year, you will live with a French family for a fully immersive experience. Students studying in the summer also have the option of living in a residence hall (foyer). Angers is a university community of more than 30,000 students making it a lively city with a prominent youth culture. Angers is also a city with a rich history and is home to a castle and a cathedral dating back to the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
Designed for students at an advanced level of French, the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in France provides opportunities to experience French culture in one of three locations: Bordeaux - a larger city with a rich culinary and wine growing tradition; Paris - the cosmopolitan capital at the heart of France; and Poitiers- a quintessential French town with a strong university and student culture.
Stroll down the graceful Cours Mirabeau, studded with sparkling fountains and gorgeous aristocratic buildings. Stop to sip an espresso at Les Deux Garçons—Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola’s favorite hangout—before browsing the quirky boutiques and galleries of Vieil Aix. With our two partner universities providing an integrated, authentic student experience, you’ll find programs designed to meet your academic and career interests in Aix-en-Provence. Courses are taught in English or French and take advantage of the culturally rich, visually stunning surroundings through activities like volunteering and excursions to Avignon, Arles, and Carmargue. Explore the traditional aspects of French culture in this idyllic town where cafés, theaters, farmers' markets, sunshine, blue skies, and a warm welcome await.
Learn about business in a hub for the European aerospace industry and tourist hotspot, Toulouse. With CIEE in this student-friendly city in the south of France – paradise on Earth to some – you can take courses at one of the nation’s best undergraduate business schools and pursue an internship with a local or international company. Outside the classroom, excursions, homestays, and more directly engage you with the rich culture of this beautiful region. Study abroad in Toulouse and you'll: - Study at France’s top-ranked undergraduate business school alongside French and international students - Enjoy a varied co-curricular program that includes a study trip to Paris as well visits to local companies and activities in and around the vibrant university town of Toulouse - Take advantage of the convenient French rail system to explore the Mediterranean, the Atlantic coast, and the Pyrenees
Students in this program select a combination of French language and cultural electives, and have the option of taking cultural electives in English. Contact hours of French language depend on the level of French a student has. Depending on how many contact hours of French language and culture a student takes, they may be able to take 1 or 2 cultural electives (offered in English).Live with local host families, in a shared apartment, or in a student residence and experience Paris like a local. Students at all levels have the option of earning an additional three credits each semester if they complete an elective course taught in English exclusively for UCONN and API students through the University of Connecticut.All students with 4 semesters of college-level French (equivalent to the intermediate level) or more are able to participate in the teaching internship for an additional 3 credits. Beginning and intermediate-level students can also do the internship, but are not eligible to earn credit or a grade for the experience. Spaces are limited and are awarded on a first-come, first served basis and is an additional fee.
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