Program Dates

June 3 - July 1, 2019 (4 weeks) 

Application Deadline & Fee

Applications have closed

Program Details

Language and culture instruction in Paris, France. Students will engage in intensive language study while examining the history, culture, and civilization of Paris. Instruction will include analyses of the origins of Paris, as well as the evolution of French society. Particular attention will be paid to a study of contemporary French civilization as related to the positioning of France in a global context.

Program Sites:

  • Paris, France

Anticipated Curriculum

*It is required to take, at least, one course during this study abroad.

LANG 291R Independent Study
Prerequisite(s): None Listed

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

*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

Prerequisite Course(s): None. Approval to program via interview with Program Director.

Physical Requirements: Significant amount of walking in various settings including cobblestone streets, gravel covered terrain and urban locations.

*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. Museum pass will cover most entrance fees for other museum visits during the program. 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

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.

Tuition Waivers

Please contact the UVU Benefits Office for more information. In certain instances, tuition waivers may not apply for an international program.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Applicant must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid. Students may qualify to apply for the Howard B. and Mary D. Endowed Scholarship who are in advanced French courses and have not had prior experience in France.

Howard B. & Mary D. Nelson Scholarship

Program Directors

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Travel Report

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