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  • Locations: Caen, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Click here to view Program Fees: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Fact Sheet:
Program Classification: Independent Affiliated Housing Options: Dormitory, Homestay
Area Of Study: Area Studies, Business, Film, Film and Media Studies, French, History, Management, PeaceStudies Languages Available: English, French
Click here for a definition of this term Number of Credits: 5
Program Description:

French Language and Culture Summer Program Opportunity

Supported through the French Department at Agnes Scott College

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The French Department at Agnes Scott College is proud to partner with the Universite de Caen in Caen, France for an excellent French Language and Culture program. Filled with intensive French language in the mornings (available at all levels), and a myriad of fascinating electives to choose from in the afternoons, students may enroll for this program for three weeks.

Students will have opportunity to take two classes at the University of Caen for three weeks. Students take 45 hours French language, worth 3 credits, at the appropriate level every morning of written communication, grammar, vocabulary enrichment, and oral practice.  Students can also participate in a 2-credit chosen elective course each afternoon for a total of 30 hours of lectures and site visits. Additional excursions may take place throughout the program.
For students who will also participate in Session I, they will take 22.5 hours of intensive French in the first week and take an elective course, taught in French or English, in the second week. Session I will be worth 3 credits.
Students participating in Session I and Session II can earn up to 8 U.S. credits.

Elective courses typically change slightly ever year. Past elective courses have included:
Beginners to intermediate
  • Société et culture françaises 
  • Autour de la gastronomie française 
Intermediate to advanced
  • Histoire en Normandie
  • Ecrivains de/en Normandie
  • Art en Normandie : l’architecture
Language courses will be counted as equivalent to French 101, 102, 201, 202 or 230, depending upon placement. Applicable elective courses will count as 200-level or 300-level courses for a French major or minor, or as French department elective. All courses must be reviewed by the French Department for credit and course level.

Read more about these electives in the program brochure HERE
*Note: Agnes Scott students are not permitted to take the "Leisure and Visits" course or the "Equestrian Normandy" course for credit


Session I: June 10 - June 21, 2024 (2-week session)
Session II: June 24 - July 12, 2024 (3-week session)

Note: Students are required to take Session I in conjunction with Session II.  Session I cannot be taken independently.

Session I
  • Program tuition:                               Euros €530              
  • Housing (university residence)**:     Euros €231 (no meals included)
  • Housing (host family):                      Euros €382  (2 meals per day)
Session II
  • Program tuition:                                Euros €985                
  • Housing (university residence)**:      Euros €317 (no meals included)
  • Housing (host family):                       Euros €588  (2 meals per day)
Additional expenses:
  • Flights (Atlanta - Paris)*:                    US $1,800
  • Personal expenses*:                          US $ 500
  • Health insurance*:                             US $20/week

Once registered, you will receive by email a payment summary directly from the University of Caen. The payment for housing and the optional fee-paying DELF/DALF exams fees (according to your choices) will be required to be paid in full to the University of Caen.
Please note that students are also responsible for making their own travel arrangements and payments for the international flights, as well as for ground transportation to the University of Caen.  Students can contact the University of Caen to make arrangements to be picked up from Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG), for a fee.
Payments can be made to the University of Caen by credit card or by bank wire transfer.

** No meals are included with the university residence housing.  The estimated cost for a meal at the university cafeteria is €6.  
* Estimated costs;  program fees will fluctuate based on the currency exchange rate between the U.S. dollard and the euro at the time you make the payment to the University of Caen.

For more information, please contact your study abroad advisor in the Center for Global Learning or the French Department Chair at Agnes Scott College.

This program is currently not accepting applications.