J-Term Seminar: French Language & Culture
UPDATE FOR J-TERM 2022: This program will not be running in J-Term 2022 and is no longer enrolling students. Students are encouraged to consider IAU's many other J-Term program offerings.
December 29, 2021 - January 15, 2022
IAU's French Language and Culture January Term Program in Aix-en-Provence, France is designed for students interested in a language and
The many libraries, museums, churches, bookstores, markets, and cafès have earned Aix its reputation as one of France's most engaging cities. A wealth of cinemas, restaurants, discothëques, and sports facilities welcomes Aix's students. With its charm and Mediterranean climate, Aix-en-Provence is one of the most popular and sought-after cities in France.
For the safety and well-being of all program participants, IAU-ACM is requiring all students, staff and faculty to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to participate in all IAU-ACM J-Term programs. Students will be required to submit proof of vaccination to IAU-ACM's U.S. Office of Admissions by October 1, 2021. An extension of this deadline can be provided to any student who is in the process of becoming fully vaccinated, but all students must be in compliance by no later than November 15, 2021. Questions about this policy may be directed to IAU-ACM's U.S. Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students can choose one of the following courses:
- French 101: Beginning French I
- French 102: Beginning French II
Example group activities may include:
January 2022 Itinerary
- Cooking class
- Day trip to Marseille
- Fondue group dinner
- Savon de Marseille soap-making workshop
- Winery visit
- Mixer with local French students
The complete 2022 itinerary is now available! Please note, the schedule is tentative and subject to change.
Program Fees: $4,985Program fees include tuition for 3 credits, lodging with homestays, insurance, entrance fees to all museums and guest lecture venues, transportation for program-related excursions, daily breakfast, and six dinners per week.
Students who enroll in a January Term Seminar and the spring semester in Aix-en-Provence or Barcelona consecutively are eligible to receive a $2,000 grant credited to their spring semester invoice. In order to be eligible to receive the grant, students must participate in the Early Start Program during the week between the end of the January Term Seminar and the start of the spring semester. The Early Start Program allows students to move in with their hosts a week before the semester begins, receive French or Spanish language instruction, and participate in local cultural activities! Visit IAU's Scholarship website for additional details.