Language for Business and Technology: France

Program Contacts

Nora Cottille-Foley
drncf [at] gatech.edu
404-385-0203
Swann 215

Program Links

Additional program details including Frequently Asked Questions are available on the LBAT France Program Site.

Description

Study for 7 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.  As an option, you can add another two weeks to your stay and head for Nice, on the French Riviera, spend two weeks in the beautiful city of Nice, take walks on the Promenade des Anglais, enjoy the beach, etc.

In Paris, discover French culture, architecture and arts by visiting must-see sites such as the Louvre, the musée d'Orsay, the Château de Versailles.  Take a cruise on the river Seine, see a play at the Théâtre de la Huchette, and more.

In Nice, discover French culture, architecture and arts by visiting must-see sites such as the musée Chagall, the Palais Princier in Monaco, the Monte Carlo casino, the musée Picasso in Antibes.  Discover and visit Nice, Antibes, Cannes, Monaco, Monte Carlo, Saint-Paul de Vence.  And... don't forget to enjoy the beach.

Location

Paris and Nice, France

Dates

May 16 - July 3, 2016 : Paris

July 3 - July 19, 2016 : Nice

Host Institution

TBD

Accomodations

Maison Internationale des Jeunes et des Etudiants in the Quartier du Marais: it is in the 4e arrondissement de Paris.

Courses

Depending on your level of French, you can choose one of two options in Paris:

Second-year:

  • FREN 2005: LBAT Culture & Language (6 credits)
  • FREN 3691: French LBAT I (3 credits)

Third-year:

  • FREN 3691: French LBAT I (3 credits)
  • FREN 3692: French LBAT II (3 credits)
  • FREN 3693: French LBAT III (3 credits)

Students on both programs have the opportunity to continue studying in Nice at the 3000 level with FREN 3694 (3 credits)

Total credits: 9-12

Prerequisites

Second-Year LBAT: FREN 1002 or two years of French in high school

Third-Year LBAT: FREN 2002

Cost

  • The program fee is $5,700. Fee includes airfare, transportation from the airport to the Maison Internationale des Jeunes et des Etudiants (MIJE) and back, lodging at the MIJE, breakfast and dinner, excursions, health insurance, cultural events and books.  If you would prefer purchasing your own plane ticket, the program fee will be reduced by $1,100 (applicable to your last payment).
  • Program Fee does not include: Application fee, 12 credit hours tuition, visa, technology fee, independent ground transportation and meals

Cancellation Policy

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.

Informational Meetings

TBD