Application Deadline & Fee

Program Cancelled
*The application fee is non-refundable

Program Dates

May 30 - June 27,  2021
4 Weeks

Program Details

This program allows students to study French language and culture in an immersion setting. Residing in Paris, a world capital, will enable students to visit a number of museums, cultural sites, and academic venues that will enhance their UVU studies. Unparalleled opportunity to examine French language and culture.

Program Sites:

  • Paris, France

Anticipated Curriculum

*Student must choose two of the following three courses. All of these courses can be counted toward the minor in French.

LANG 291R "Appreciation of French Culture" - Independent Study (3 credits)
This course may be applied as upper division credit (see program director and advisor for more information). Prerequisite(s): None Listed

FREN 490R Special Topics in French (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): (FREN 202G or instructor approval) and *University Advanced Standing

FREN 202G Intermediate French II (4 credits)
Prerequisite(s): Students need equivalent knowledge of FREN 2010

*University Advanced Standing - 24 credits completed, GPA 2.0 or higher MAT 1030 and ENGL 2010 or equivalent.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.5 or Higher

Prerequisite Course(s): French 1010

Physical Requirements: Ability to walk in an urban enviroment, as well as on uneven surfaces (e.g., cobblestone streets). 

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Global Engagement if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

This fee covers in-country housing and transportation, classroom LAB instruction and materials in France, entrance fees and excursions for activities hosted by LSI, 6-day museum pass. Additional fees may apply for non-required activities and additional cultural excursions organized by program director. International insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

The student is responsible for these additional costs
UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1000)
Lunches (approx $400)
Optional side trips (variable)
Discretionary spending (variable)
Passport (approx $135)
All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee.


There are some scholarship opportunities that are available from UVU and nationally. These scholarships are competitive and have varing application dates. Please click on the following here for more information.

Financial Aid & Employee Tuition Waivers

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Speak to a Financial Aid Advisor for more information (BA 105). 

Program Director

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.