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Montpellier, France

Spend a summer in Montpellier, France!

The University of Minnesota offers a study abroad program at Paul Valéry University, the liberal arts division of the University of Montpellier. Montpellier is one of France's fastest growing cities and an emerging cultural and educational center. It is home to 100,000 university students and is the ideal place for an introduction to the French language and culture.

This summer program offers intensive French language study at the Institute for Foreign Students.
May session students typically live in apartments shared with other May session students. Intensive French Summer I and Summer II students live in the university dorms. Students on the Advanced French Summer Program (June-July) begin with a 2-week homestay before moving to the university dormitories.
Please see the Director of Study Abroad for program costs. Tuition and fees for this program include: room and board, and health insurance. Meals are not included.
Program Dates/Application Deadline
Intensive French Session 1 runs mid-June to late July. Intensive French Session 2 runs mid-July to mid-August. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2013
Application Procedures
To be eligible, you must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. There is no language prerequisite.
Next Steps
After acceptance, complete the following required items.
Country/City Information
France is the largest country in Western Europe, with a population of 55 million.