If you are looking for a way to immerse yourself in the French language and culture, a Study Abroad in France Academic Year program may be a fantastic undergraduate experience. France is a major contributor to art, science, philosophy, cuisine and is ranked as the first tourist destination in the world![i] If you are thinking of studying abroad in France, a full academic year may give you more time to mix in some sightseeing, practice your French and make lasting friendships while you work to earn valuable undergraduate credits towards your degree.
Why Consider a Study Abroad in France Academic Year Undergraduate Program?
A Study Abroad in France Academic Year program is worth considering whether you are looking for a French Immersion program in Grenoble to enjoy hiking in the French Alps, or just to learn some French while you study another topic. In 2015, France had 31 of the 500 biggest companies in the world and ranks fourth in the Fortune Global 500[ii] – good to know if you are interested in studying International business. Choose from a variety of programs and popular cities in France such as Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Dijon and Nice.
FUN FACT: Want to say “year” in French? The word is ‘an’ but the context may change this; with round numbers you use this variation but with other numbers, ‘annee.’[iii]
Sources: [i] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France | [ii] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortune_Global_500 | [iii] about.com/od/grammar/a/years.htm
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