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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Homestay, Student Residence Hall Language of Instruction: French
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliated Program
Area of Study: Anthropology, Art History, Business, Economics, English Literature, Film, French, History, International Business, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, Studio Art Program Sponsorship Indicator: AIFS
Program Description:

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French Language and Culture
Spend a semester or academic year in Grenoble, France with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 17 credits per semester through the French Language and Culture Program at the Université Grenoble Alpes. Courses are taught in English and French, with an intermediate or above level of French required.

Volunteer in the local community while studying in Grenoble! Students can take a service learning component in addition to the standard courses. Volunteer opportunities include designing and running English language workshops for French high school students or French undergraduate students. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including:
  • Guided city walks
  • Visits to local museums
  • French cooking classes
  • A ride on the famous cable cars over the city
  • Hiking trips
  • Language exchange with French students
  • Day trips to Lyon and Annecy
  • 3-day trip to Provence
  • 4-day trip to Paris.

Optional excursions include a 2-day visit to Vercors (fall only) and a 2-day trip to an Alpine resort (spring only).
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 





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Through SIUE's partnership with AIFS, all SIUE students who participate in AIFS programs receive:
  • A $400 Affiliate grant toward any semester program
  • A $200 Affiliate grant toward any summer program
This grant is applied to the student's account at AIFS.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 08/01/2021 08/01/2021 08/29/2021 12/18/2021
Academic Year 2021 08/15/2021 08/15/2021 08/29/2021 05/14/2022
Spring 2022 12/15/2021 12/15/2021 01/07/2022 05/14/2022
Academic Year 2022 03/03/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.