Study for 6 weeks in the very heart of Paris, at the Maison Internationale des Jeunes et des Etudiants in the Quartier du Marais (4e arrondissement), next to the River Seine, only a few minutes' walk from Notre Dame and the Quartier Latin.
Earn nine credit hours at the 3000 level. Class numbers you will need to register for are FREN3691, FREN3692, FREN3693 for the advanced level. Prerequisite: French 2002 or three years of French in high school or equivalent. If you have completed French 1002 (or less than three years in high school), you are still eligible for the LBAT program. In that case, class numbers you will need to register for are FREN2005 (6 credits) and FREN3691 (3 credits).
Learn about French business and technology by visiting companies and industrial sites in the Paris area.
Discover French culture, architecture and arts by visiting must-see sites such as the Eiffel Tower, Versailles and the Musée d’Orsay. Take a cruise on the Seine, go see a play in the Quartier Latin.
Enjoy several three-day week-ends, giving you the opportunity to travel.
The $5,700 program fee includes airfare, transportation from the airport to the MIJE and back, lodging at the MIJE, breakfast and dinner, excursions, health insurance, cultural events and books. It does not include the application fee ($150) or tuition. If you would prefer purchasing your own plane ticket, the program fee will be reduced by $1,100 (applicable to your last payment).
Tuition is for 9 credit hours. Out of state students pay in-state tuition and fees plus $250.
If you would like to participate, email Dr. Foley at either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . You will also need to fill in the application form available online in the box at the right.
Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Georgia Tech students may apply to the Program Director for for the Modern Languages' Campoamor scholarship (appr. $400). HOPE scholarship does apply.
Program descriptions and fees are subject to final approval by educational units and the Office of International Education. Georgia Tech reserves the right to alter or cancel this program due to low enrollment, unavailability of a professor to teach a planned course, or other unforeseen circumstances. Once Georgia Tech has made payments to service providers, or if Georgia Tech cancels the program before departure or while the program is in progress for reasons beyond its control, such as political unrest or danger to participants' safety, only those fees that Georgia Tech is able to have refunded by service providers will be returned to participants. If a student withdraws from the program, the student will be responsible for the payment of all fees.
*Fee Payment Information: Please adhere to the deadlines stated for the program. Please observe the information in Payment Options to ensure that your payments are processed at the Bursar’s Office on time. Fees will be charged to your Oscar account on the due dates. Make sure you make all necessary payments on time in order to avoid a hold on your account. Students expecting financial aid must submit a letter from the Financial Aid Office stating the allocation and date of payments expected. Tuition and student fees are due according to the Registrar’s schedule for summer tuition.
Students who (with the Program Director’s approval) apply and register for LBAT programs after the deadlines are responsible for Program Fee payments according to the original deadlines at the time of application or at the time of the applicant's acceptance.
**If you are a Non-GT (Transient/Special) student, you are required to submit TWO separate applications to
the OIE. Please go to Application Procedures for Transient/Special/Non-Degree Students (Non-GT Students) for details. Please complete your application by March 1.
Duration: June 1st, 2012 - July 15th, 2012
Non-refundable application Fee: $150
Application Deadline: February 15, 2012
First Payment: February 15th, 2012 - $2850
Second Payment: March 15th, 2012 - $2850
Director: Dr. Nora Cottille-Foley