Program Details

Semester in Aix en Provence is housed at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS). SHSS offers a wide variety of courses taught in English and French, as well as French-language classes, in the following disciplines: archeology, art history, b
Location:
Aix-En-Provence, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Semester in Aix en Provence is housed at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS). SHSS offers a wide variety of courses taught in English and French, as well as French-language classes, in the following disciplines: archeology, art history, business, civilization, comparative literature, economics, education, film, government, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, studio art, theater, and the French language (beginner to advanced). In addition, if your French is advanced (at least 4 college semesters of French or the equivalent), you are eligible to take courses taught in French at the University of Aix-Marseille or enroll in the French Honors Program. There are many reasons to study abroad in Aix en Provence, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. Diverse course offerings in English, and full-immersion French studies 2–3 excursions included Service-learning opportunities get you involved with your local community Homestays with locals experienced in hosting English-speaking students Life in the south of France The charming, historic city of Aix en Provence Close proximity to Mediterranean coast, beaches and seaside towns
Setting Description:
Ancient yet youthful, Aix en Provence has always been a crossroads, a place of excitement and learning. The city boasts one of the best universities in France and is dedicated to warmly welcoming its students while preserving the intellectual, visual, and cultural pleasures associated with the finest aspects of life in France. Plus, a growing number of international businesses have brought an enriching influx of people from all over the world. Being a university town, Aix naturally provides an intellectual environment. The many concerts, summer festivals, libraries, museums, bookstores, markets, and cafés have earned Aix its reputation as one of France's most engaging cities. One popular idea is to visit sites in the city where post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne was born and where he created his many beautiful paintings. The city is highly accessible to all visitors, and is small enough that one can walk across the main part of town in 15 minutes. Aix’s proximity to the Mediter
Cost:
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

4.0

Based on 1 Reviews

  • Laissez Tomber Vos Inhibitions
    4.0
    01/21/15

    This program will provide you every opportunity to take what you want from France. If your goal is to simply find a place to study so that you can travel Europe at your leisure on the weekend, you can do just that. If your goal is to obtain certain credit

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend