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Paris: USF - Dance in Paris Program

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For Dance majors and minors. Courses: dance technique (modern, ballet, yoga and world dance), choreography, dance history and an intensive French language/culture course. Program directed by Michael Foley (Bates '89), Associate Professor of Dance at USF.

Paris: CUPA Art & Design

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Intensive studio art curriculum. Best for the independent student. International student body. French language required. Apply through CUPA.

Bordeaux: Middlebury School in France at the University of Bordeaux

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Direct enrollment in university courses; opportunity to take courses at Bordeaux Sciences-Po. Internships. Vibrant city. For the independent student looking for immersion in language and culture.

Paris: Middlebury School in France

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2 required program courses (language course and content course); university courses. Opportunity to study at Sciences-Po. Math and Science courses at Paris VII (Diderot). University courses can be a challenging experience. Internships. Middlebury Center on Right Bank, away from other study abroad centers.

Rennes: CIEE - Liberal Arts

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Program and university courses. Attractive university city with active student life; fewer tourists and Americans. Historically and culturally rich region. Easy access via fast train to Paris and the rest of France. Orientation in Paris; teaching opportunities. Students are encouraged to apply for CIEE scholarships.

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Education Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Practicum on primary level; students with prior experience may teach at middle or secondary level.

Paris: Hamilton in France

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Program and university courses. Program courses are challenging. Students have opportunity to take courses at Science-Po in Spring semester. (5 sems of French required; priority given to year students). High quality small program. Language pledge. Academic excursions and cultural activities. Based at Reid Hall.

Paris: CUPA program at Paris Universities and Institutes

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Excellent program, popular, best for more independent students, lots of Paris contacts; limited number of program courses; university courses at multiple universities and institutes. University courses can be a challenging experience. Orientation in Paris. Early application. Language pledge.

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AVC Art History: Art History at various Paris institutions
Dance: opportunities at several studios in Paris
Music: opportunities for Music majors at Parisian conservatories or private instruction

Nantes: IES - French Language Immersion and Area Studies

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Excellent program; mix of program and university courses; internships. Mid-sized student-centered city close to Loire Valley chateaus and Atlantic beaches, 2 hrs from Paris; fewer tourists and Americans. Lower cost. Students are encouraged to apply for IES scholarships.

Montpellier: University of Minnesota in Montpellier

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Advanced Track. Attractive university city of 350,000; fewer Americans and tourists than in Paris or Aix; program and university courses; close to the Mediterranean. 3 1/2 hours from Paris by fast train. Early application.

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