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UCEAP France Opportunities

1. French & European Studies, UC Center Paris

Specially designed program offering courses in English on French media, art, history, theater, and politics using Paris as your classroom. Also includes French language study at beginning to intermediate levels.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, CRES, GASP, HIST, POL S, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018 deadline: by extension only

More information, explore, or begin application

2. Univ. of Lyon 3 - Coursework in English

Discover the many pleasures of life in Lyon while studying French and taking a selection of upper division courses taught in English in business, legal studies, politics, and the humanities.

Academic fit for:

  • Engineering: BIOE, CSE, ENVE, ME, MSE, general engineering
  • Natural Sciences: BIOS, CHEM, ESS, MATH, PHYS, other sciences
  • SSHA: ANTH, COGS, CRES, ECON, ENG, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, PHIL, POL S, PSY, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018 deadline: by extension only
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application

3. Univ. of Bordeaux

Study alongside French students, choosing from a wide variety of disciplines and courses. Bordeaux is a city full of art, culture, and extraordinary 18th-century architecture.

Academic fit for:

  • Engineering: BIOE, CSE, ENVE, ME, MSE, general engineering
  • Natural Sciences: BIOS, CHEM, ESS, MATH, PHYS, other sciences
  • SSHA: ANTH, COGS, CRES, ECON, ENG, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, PHIL, POL S, PSY, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018, academic year 2018-19 deadline: by extension only
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application

4. Univ. of Lyon

Study in French in a wide variety of disciplines and courses in the gastronomic capital of France.

Academic fit for:

  • Engineering: BIOE, CSE, ENVE, ME, MSE, general engineering
  • Natural Sciences: BIOS, CHEM, ESS, MATH, PHYS, other sciences
  • SSHA: ANTH, COGS, CRES, ECON, ENG, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, PHIL, POL S, PSY, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018, academic year 2018-19 deadline: by extension only
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application

5. Political Science, Sciences Po Reims

An elite and highly selective institution offering social science courses taught in English or French. International campus environment in a charming and student-friendly town.

Academic fit for:

  • Engineering: BIOE, CSE, ENVE, ME, MSE, general engineering
  • Natural Sciences: BIOS, CHEM, ESS, MATH, PHYS, other sciences
  • SSHA: ANTH, COGS, CRES, ECON, ENG, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, PHIL, POL S, PSY, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018, academic year 2018-19 deadline: by extension only
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application

6. Language & Culture, UC Center Paris

Program offers beginning level French plus an elective course on French culture taught in English. Includes cultural activities and excursions.

Academic fit for:

  • Engineering: BIOE, CSE, ENVE, ME, MSE, general engineering
  • Natural Sciences: BIOS, CHEM, ESS, MATH, PHYS, other sciences
  • SSHA: ANTH, COGS, CRES, ECON, ENG, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, PHIL, POL S, PSY, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Summer 2018 deadline: by extension only
Fall 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application: Summer Intensive Track | Summer Semi-Intensive Track | Fall

7. Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris

Note: ***Financial aid only available for semester options.*** Experience life in two vibrant cities and countries in a program spent half in London and half in Paris. Course topics include immigration, social movements, and evolving perceptions of national identity. In addition, participate in an Internship plus Workforce Course in your second city in the internship track. The Internship begins near the end of the courses and continues full-time through the rest of the semester.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, CRES, ECON, HIST, MBE, PH, POL S, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application: Spring Quarter (no financial aid) | Spring Semester | Spring Semester with Internship

8. Field Research & Internship, Paris or Strasbourg

Engage in a significant internship or research project in Paris Strasbourg while taking courses focusing on the history, culture, politics, and society of France and Europe. You will be placed in an internship or research position based on your own personal interests and you will work directly with a Faculty supervisor to develop your final research paper.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: FRE, POL S, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

More information, explore, or begin application

Can’t find the right France program with UCEAP?

Explore UC Summer Abroad options through our sister campuses or International Opportunities Program options.

Contact the France advisor

Cecilia Núñez: cvazquez4@ucmerced.edu | Appointments


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