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Program Description

This three-and-a-half week summer program in Aix-en-Provence is an intensive immersion experience. Students are taught by resident French faculty at all levels, from beginning intermediate French to advanced courses in culture and civilization, and receive six credit hours.  A Loyola University Chicago faculty administrator is on hand at all times to accompany students on numerous excursions and cultural events, and to ensure the success of their experience in France.

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Loyola Modern Languages French faculty member Professor Lisa Erceg will lead this program.  Courses will be taught by French faculty from the IAU College.


Target students for this program are undergraduate students who wish to major or minor in French or participate in a French language immersion.

Courses taken during the summer will be at the IAU College and will include students from around the world who have come to the university to study French language. The courses will count for six credit hours for various 103 to 300-level French courses.  Students may elect to take:

NOTE: Students are not restricted to combining courses in the pairs indicated above. For example, a student may take FREN 250 & 103 or FREN 104 & 251 or FREN 251 & 300 if that is where they are in their sequence of French coursework. However, classes taken must total 6 credit hours.

Housing & Meals

Students stay in a homestay for greater cultural and French language immersion. 

During the week, daily breakfast and six dinners will be provided.


June 5 - Students Arrive in Aix (Program Start)

June 6 - IAU Orientation

June 7 - First Excursion

June 9 - Classes Begin

July 20 - Students Depart Aix (Program End)


Program fee of TBD includes:

Tuition: $4,230


Total cost: $TBD

Not Included: $100 OIP non-refundable application fee, airfare, train fare, personal spending money, other meals, optional baggage and travel insurance, and incidental expenses.  All students will be required to purchase the Loyola CISI international health insurance separately (approximately $45/month).

Application Process

Application deadline is Monday, March 23, 2015.

As part of the online application you must upload a copy of your valid passport or passport application receipt and pay by credit card a $100 non-refundable Office for International Programs (OIP) study abroad fee.

Visit Apply Now for full application instructions.

For more information, contact Kelly Heath in the Office for International Programs at kheath2@luc.edu or 773.508.3307, or Professor Lisa Erceg at lerceg@luc.edu.



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Mailing Address: 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, IL 60660
773.508.7706 · studyabroad@luc.edu

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