Aix-en-Provence, France University of Provence Loyola Exchange Program
This program caters toward students who have a strong proficiency in French. L' Universite de Provence provides a true French immersion experience at the Faculte de Lettres (liberal arts) in Aix-en-Provence. Students live in university residence halls and enroll directly in courses taught in French. Classes are made up of native French speaking students as well as other exchange students from around Europe. The Faculte de Lettres is well known for a strong program in liberal arts and social sciences.
College web site - www.up.univ-mrs.fr
Late September -Late January 31st (Fall Semester)
Early February-Mid June (Spring Semester)
Submit an application before the Application Deadline.
Direct Enrollment, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
University of Provence (enrollment of 26,000)
The University of Provence (Aix-Marseille) is a state institution with a scientific, cultural and professional vocation. Subjects taught include science and technology, arts and humanities. The main administrative offices are in Marseille.
Aix-en-Provence and France
Aix-en-Provence is a thriving city of about 150,000 inhabitants. It is situated approximately 30km from Marseilles and its major port (sea links with North Africa, Corsica, and Sardinia) and from an international airport. Close to numerous sites of unique natural, historical and cultural interest, Aix-en-Provence is a mere two-hour drive from both the Alps and the French Riviera. It is a perfect base from which to discover southern Europe and the Mediterranean area.
See the International Student Handbook for details on staying and studying at the University of Provence and in France including information on administrative procedures, cost of living, transport, etc.
Subjects taught include science and technology, art and humanities. 60 ECTS (European Transfer System) credits are viewed as full time status during the year program.
Art and Humanities
Cultural Event Management
French as a Foreign Language
French and Regional Language Studies
French and Comparative Literature
Spanish and Latin American Studies
Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
Applied Languages and Socialized translation
Applied Languages and Business
Applied Languages Europe
History of Art
For further information about the program and courses click here.
Types of Accommodation
University Halls of Residence
Students who wish to live in University Residence Halls must indicate this on their application. Upon a student.s acceptance he/she will be sent a specific housing request form to fill out. Showers, restrooms, kitchens and reading rooms are available on each floor.
Rents vary depending on their location and size. Apartments in Aix tend to be 20%-30% more expensive than in Marseille.
- Loyola tuition and University of Provence room and board
- Loyola (OIP) Fee
- $1000 for semester and yearlong programs. To see a detailed list of additional estimated expenses, click here.
Aid Transfer - Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant, Federal Stafford Loans, Federal Perkins Loan, Federal PLUS Loans, IL Monetary Award Program Grant (MAP), Loyola University Chicago Grants and Scholarships, Alternative Loans