Program Details

Earn credit in this cohort-based program toward your Developmental Psychology or Psychology degree while studying in this vibrant city with a centuries-old history of intellectual advances and social tolerance.
Montpellier, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Live and study in Montpellier, one of France’s fastest growing cities and an emerging cultural and educational center. Within easy reach of both mountains and the Mediterranean, and home to 100,000 university students, Montpellier is the ideal place to experience French culture as a study abroad student.

This program provides an exceptional opportunity to study resilience in young populations through a course co-created by a University of Minnesota Developmental Psychology professor and a French Psychology professor, who will teach the core course in Montpellier. Students will leave this program with a deep intercultural perspective on trauma, immigration, and other global issues that affect children and youth. Students will participate in a cohort-based program while engaging with the local community through their coursework.