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  • Locations: Grenoble, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 05/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 09/28/2020 04/23/2021
Fall 2020 05/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 09/28/2020 12/19/2020
Spring 2021 11/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/25/2021 04/23/2021

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: French, Humanities
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: French
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Dorm, Homestay
Program Description:

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Intensive French Language
Spend a semester or academic year in Grenoble, France with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester through the Intensive French Language Program at the Université Grenoble Alpes. Courses are taught in English and French, with no prior French studies required. 

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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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
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.