Jessica Gruenstein

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Wellesley-in-Aix

Language of Instruction: French
Location:
Aix-en-Provence,
France
Term: Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Study alongside local students in French at Aix-Marseille Université or Sciences Po-Aix.

The next application deadline is Oct 1, 2018
See other program dates

Overview

The Wellesley-in-Aix program offers an excellent opportunity for you to study in southern France. You have the opportunity to enroll directly at Aix-Marseille Université or Sciences Po-Aix for a majority of your coursework. The Aix-Marseille Université is one of the most distinguished in France and has a strong focus of French literature, history, and linguistics. During the term, you live in either an apartment or a homestay.

Academics

During the term, you take at least two regular university courses at Aix-Marseille Université or Sciences Po-Aix with French local students. The universities offer a wide range of courses to accommodate many majors. You can choose to take the remainder of your courses either at the university or through core courses offered by the program, Wellesley in Aix, which are taught by local French professors. All coursework is completed in French.

Program Features

You may live in an apartment or with a host family selected by the program. In addition, Wellesley-in-Aix hosts various cultural activities and excursions to enable you to more fully immerse yourself in the French culture and surrounding community.

Eligibility

Review eligibility to ensure that you meet all Columbia requirements to study abroad.

Review the external program webpage to understand any additional program prerequisites. Note the program language requirements.

Application Instructions

To apply, you must complete the two steps below. Deadlines vary and some applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Therefore, you should complete the steps below simultaneously:

  • To apply for Columbia clearance (approval) to study abroad, click on "Start Your Application" on this webpage. Clearance applications are approved by the OGP on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  • To apply for program admission, complete an external application directly on the program webpage. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the Columbia clearance deadline.

Fact Sheet

Advisers:
Language of Instruction:
Language Requirement:
5 semester of language, or equivalent (Advanced)
Location:
Aix-en-Provence,
France
Region:
Term:
Academic Year, Spring, Fall

Dates & Deadlines

Academic Year
2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Fall
2018
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Spring
2019
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 1, 2018