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  • Locations: Beauvais, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • 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
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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: Brian Poepsel Program Type: U of A Exchange
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0 Credit Hours Available: Between 1-6 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Global Health, Health Science, Human Development & Family Sci, Human Nutrition and Hospitality Innovation Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: 0 none
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: Yes
Housing Options: Dorm, Homestay
Program Description:
Overview

Exchange Partner institutions offer unique short-term summer opportunities that are subject to change each year.  LaSalle Beauvais programs generally include opportunities in nutrition, dietetics, culinary science and other food science topics. 

Students should review the LaSalle website for short-term programs taught in English

Interested students should begin an application in the HogsAbroad Portal to register with the Office of Study Abroad. You should also make an appointment with a study abroad advisor (by calling the Office at 479-575-7582) ASAP so we can review your plans and program information. 

Location
Beauvais is located in northern France, 50 miles to the north of Paris. The Picardy region, home of LaSalle Beauvais, is well known for its beautiful villages and its inspiring Gothic cathedrals. Known for its gastronomy, wines and cheeses, France is a large country of amazing geographical variety.  You will meet people who are proud of their cultural heritage, their lovely countryside, and their quiet towns and fine restaurants.

Beauvais also has the benefit of the French public transportation system and can access many cities in Western Europe in a matter of hours. 

Costs
Students will be enrolled in U of A credit hours uring the summer semester. Additionally, students will be assessed a program fee for their participation (fee covers transport from the airport to/from LaSalle, accommodation and most meals during 5 week academic program, culinary platform fee, transportation to and from internship, internship administration fee, study abroad fee and international health insurance). Students are responsible for their round-trip airfare, local transportation, books, passport, room & board, and personal expenses. 

Scholarships and Financial Aid
Financial aid and scholarships are available to U of A students.  Bumpers College students should apply for Bumpers College Study Abroad Grants.  Students receiving a Pell grant should look into the Gilman International Scholarship.  Honors students should apply for study abroad grants through the U of A Honors College

And all students should read through our scholarship page for more funding opportunities and deadlines.  Additionally, in most cases, you can also use your current scholarships and financial aid to help finance your summer in France.

Additional Information
Housing
The International Office assists exchange students in finding suitable accommodation in the “Résidence du Bois” dorm, with most meals included, during the first 5 weeks and suitable accommodations in the  in the program fee.

For assistance with academic expectations, course information, etc., contact:
Dr. Franck Carbonero
Food Science
fgcarbon@uark.edu
479-575-6822