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  • Locations: Caen, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Independent Summer Housing Options: Dormitory, Homestay
Area Of Study: Area Studies, Business, Film, Film and Media Studies, French, History, Management, PeaceStudies Languages Available: English, French
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Program Description:

French Language and Culture Summer Program Opportunity

Supported through the French Department at Agnes Scott College
With a generous award honoring former French Department member Chloe Steel

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The French Department at Agnes Scott College is proud to provide an opportunity for one student to study for three to six weeks in Caen, France on an excellent French Language and Culture program with the University of Caen. Students must take quick action on this application if they want to take advantage of this program opportunity, as the application is only available for a very short time! 

DEADLINE - Monday, April 17th, 2017 at 11:59pm

Click on the "Apply Now" button at the top of brochure page to apply

Through a generous donor, in honor of former French Department member Chloe Steel, an award of $1,615 is being given to support one student studying this coming summer in Caen, France, for a three-week immersive language and culture program. The award covers the full program fee for the first three-week session at the University of Caen. Students are welcome to stay for the second session at their own cost.

Students will have opportunity to take two classes at the University of Caen for three weeks (or continue for an additional three weeks at own cost, for a total of four courses, if desired). Students take French language at the appropriate level every morning and earn 3 credits, and participate in a 2-credit chosen elective course each afternoon. Additional excursions may take place throughout the program.

Elective courses include:
  • Culture and Heritage - French culture including gastronomy, art and literature
  • History - The Battle of Normandy
  • French Cinema - taught only in French
  • Business and Management - taught in English
  • History - Peace and Human Rights (offered in second session only)
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 courses for a French major or minor, or as French department elective. The literature course may count as a 300-level course, and the business course must be reviewed by the Business Department for credit.

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 12 - 30, 2017
Session II - July 3 - 21, 2017

The Chloe Steel award given by the French Department can be used for program costs and expenses for the first session. Students may participate in the second session at their own cost.


french language program cost

The cost for one three-week session is approximately $1,200 USD, which includes tuition, dorm housing, and some activities. Both sessions together cost approximately $2,300 USD. There are additional costs for homestay housing and some specific elective courses. Meals can be purchased at the cafeteria for less than six euro per meal.

This program is currently not accepting applications.