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Study Abroad - Program Fees

Below are costs for all IAU programs and locations. 

Please Note: Program costs shown below may not be applicable to students from IAU's partner institutions. If you are not sure if you attend a partner institution, please contact your study abroad office for accurate cost information. Students should be aware that their institution may add additional fees to their final invoice and should contact their institution for billing questions if they fall into this category.

POLICIES/COSTS FOR ALL PROGRAMS

All costs are subject to change.

Tuition & Program Fees for Academic Year 2023-2024
- Semester
- Early Start Program
- Summer

Tuition & Program Fees for Academic Year 2024-2025
- Semester
- Early Start Program
- J-Term
- Summer


POLICIES/COSTS FOR ALL PROGRAMS

  • A $1,000 grant, deducted from the spring semester invoice, is provided to qualified students who enroll for both fall and spring semesters at any IAU program.
  • A $1,250 grant, deducted from the Session C invoice, is provided to qualified students who enroll for both a Session B and Session C summer session at two of IAU's locations (for example: Aix-en-Provence and Barcelona; Tangier and Aix-en-Provence).
  • Students who enroll in a January Term Seminar and the spring semester at one of IAU's locations 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.
  • Additional student costs include round-trip airfare, any meals not included, visa fees, and personal expenses. For J-Term programs, students should expect to purchase any required course materials.
  • There are additional course fees associated with particular courses/disciplines. See the relevant location and term below for more information.
  • Under certain circumstances, an additional fee for apartments applies. For more information, please contact enroll@iau.edu

Tuition & Program Fees for Academic Year 2023-2024 

SEMESTER

Aix-en-Provence, France

Spring 2024 Program Cost: $18,865


Inclusions:
Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses (12-18 credits); housing (either demi-pension homestay with a French host; daily breakfast and six dinners per week OR residence hall/apartment with no meals included)*; orientation; academic resources, textbooks/course materials, media; insurance (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities.

*The Spring 2024 semester program costs do not reflect the cost of semi-independent housing (no meals included). Please inquire at enroll@iau.edu for more information.

Additional Fees:
  • $150 additional fee for courses in the following disciplines, including cross-listed courses: Food, Photography, Wine Studies.
    • Art supply and trip fee for any students enrolled in the Marchutz or Mediterranean Core Art Program
      • Fall 2023: $1,315
      • Spring 2024: $1,315
    • Supply fee for any students not in the Marchutz nor Mediterranean Core Art Program who wish to take a studio art course
      • Fall 2023: $315
      • Spring 2024: $315

    Barcelona, Spain

    Spring 2024 Program Cost: $17,275


    Inclusions: Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses (12-18 credits); housing (homestay with a Spanish host with daily breakfast and dinner, apartment accommodations or student residence with no meals); orientation; academic resources, textbooks/course materials, and media; insurance (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities.

    Additional Fees:
    • $50 additional fee for courses in the following disciplines, including cross-listed courses: Photography.

    Florence, Italy

    Spring 2024 Program Cost: $17,275


    Inclusions: Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses (12-18 credits); housing (homestay with an Italian host with daily breakfast and dinner or apartment accommodations with no meals); orientation, academic resources, textbooks/course materials, and media; insurance (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities.

    Additional Fees:

    • $150 additional fee for courses in the following disciplines, including cross-listed courses: Studio Art, Photography, Wine Studies.

    Madrid, Spain

    Spring 2024 Program Cost: $17,770


    Inclusions:
    Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses (12-18 credits); housing (homestay with a Spanish host with daily breakfast and dinner or residence hall accommodations with no meals); orientation; academic resources, textbooks/course materials, and media; insurance (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities.

    Additional Fees:
    • Additional fee for courses in the following disciplines, including cross-listed courses: Photography and Wine Studies.

    Virtual Global Experiences

    Semester credits Program Cost
    3 credits $1,425
    6 credits $2,200



    EARLY START PROGRAM

    Semester students in Aix-en-Provence, France, Barcelona, Spain, Madrid, Spain, and Florence, Italy are invited to join IAU for an optional week-long Early Start Program before their fall or spring semester abroad. 

    Spring 2024 Program Cost: $1,330

    Inclusions: Program cost includes tuition for the 1-credit language course; housing; insurance for one additional week; activities; and transportation.


    SUMMER 2024

    Aix-en-Provence, France:
    3 weeks/1 course 6 weeks/2 courses 6 weeks/3 courses Internship: 8 weeks/2 courses
    Summer 2024 Program Cost $5,260 $8,670 $9,890 $9,560
    Additional fees for Aix-en-Provence: 
    • $150  additional fee for courses in the following disciplines, including cross-listed courses: Food, Photography, Wine Studies. 
    • $315 (Summer 2023 and 2024) -  any students not in the Marchutz Core Art Program who wish to take a studio art course 
    • $405 (Summer 2023 and 2024) - art supply and trip fee for any students enrolled in the Marchutz Core Art Program 

    Barcelona, Spain:
    Additional Fees for Madrid: 
    • $150 additional fee for courses in the following disciplines, including cross-listed courses: Studio Art, Photography, Wine Studies. 

    Inclusions:
     Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses; housing (meal inclusions and accommodation styles vary by location*); student and wellness fees; orientation; academic resources, textbooks/course materials, media; insurance and admin fees (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities. 
     
    *Meal inclusions by location: 
    Aix-en-Provence, France: 
    - Demi-pension homestay: daily breakfast and six dinners per week
    - Semi-independent homestay: no meals included (NOTE: The cost of this housing option varies, please contact enroll@iau.edu for more information.)
    - Student residence apartments: no meals included 

    Barcelona, Spain:
    - Homestay: daily breakfast and dinners
    - Apartments: no meals 
    - Student residence: no meals

    Madrid, Spain:
    - Homestay: daily breakfast and dinners
    - Student residence: no meals 

    Florence, Italy:
    - Apartments: no meals 


    Virtual Global Experiences

    Term 3 credits 6 credits
    Summer 2024 $1,250 1,800


    Tuition & Program Fees for Academic Year 2024-2025 

    SEMESTER

    Locations:  
    • Aix-en-Provence, France, 
    • Barcelona, Spain 
    • Madrid, Spain 
    • Florence, Italy 
    Fall 2024 Program Cost: $19,850
    Spring 2025 Program Cost: $19,850


    Inclusions:
     Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses (12-18 credits); housing (meal inclusions and accommodation styles vary by location*); student and wellness fees; orientation; academic resources, textbooks/course materials, media; insurance and admin fees (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities. 

    *Meal inclusions by location: 
    Aix-en-Provence, France: 

    - Demi-pension homestay: daily breakfast and six dinners per week
    - Semi-independent homestay: no meals included (NOTE: The cost of this housing option varies, please contact enroll@iau.edu for more information.)
    - Student residence apartments: no meals included 


    Barcelona, Spain:
    - Homestay: daily breakfast and dinners
    - Apartments: no meals 
    - Student residence: no meals

    Madrid, Spain:
    - Homestay: daily breakfast and dinners
    - Student residence: no meals 

    Florence, Italy:
    - Apartments: no meals 


    Additional Fees for the Aix-en-Provence, France Program Location: 
    • For students enrolled in the Marchutz Core Art Program or Mediterranean Core Art Program, there are additional fees to cover the cost of supplies and trips:
            Fall 2024: $1,500
            Spring 2025: $1,500

    • For any students not in the Marchutz nor Mediterranean Core Art Program but who wish to take a studio art course, there is an additional supply fee:
            Fall 2024: $350
            Spring 2025: $350



    Virtual Global Experiences

    Term 3 credits 6 credits
    Fall 2024 Program Cost: $1,500 $2,330
    Spring 2025 Program Cost: $1,500 $2,330




    EARLY START PROGRAM

    Semester students in Aix-en-Provence, France, Barcelona, Spain, Madrid, Spain, and Florence, Italy are invited to join IAU for an optional week-long
    Early Start Program before their fall or spring semester abroad.  

    Fall 2024 Program Cost:  $1,420
    Spring 2025 Program Cost: $1,420


    Inclusions:
    Program cost includes tuition for the 1-credit language course; housing; insurance for one additional week; activities; and transportation.



    J-TERM

    Traveling Seminars 2025

    J-Term 2025 Program Cost: $6,650


    Inclusions:
    Program cost includes tuition; lodging; daily breakfast; some group lunches and/or dinners; intra-program transportation; entrances/fees for all scheduled cultural activities and academic visits; orientation; and insurance (health, liability, and repatriation). 

    NOTE: Students should expect to purchase any required course materials, which are not included in program costs. 


    SUMMER 2025

    Aix-en-Provence, France:
    3 weeks/1 course 6 weeks/2 courses 6 weeks/3 courses Internship: 8 weeks/2 courses
    Summer 2025 Program Cost $5,600 $9,275 $10,555 $10,115

    Barcelona, Spain:



    Inclusions:
     Program cost includes tuition for a full load of courses; housing (meal inclusions and accommodation styles vary by location*); student and wellness fees; orientation; academic resources, textbooks/course materials, media; insurance and admin fees (health, liability, and repatriation); field study tours; and scheduled cultural activities. 
     
    *Meal inclusions by location: 
    Aix-en-Provence, France: 
    - Demi-pension homestay: daily breakfast and six dinners per week
    - Semi-independent homestay: no meals included (NOTE: The cost of this housing option varies, please contact enroll@iau.edu for more information.)
    - Student residence apartments: no meals included 

    Barcelona, Spain:
    - Homestay: daily breakfast and dinners
    - Apartments: no meals 
    - Student residence: no meals

    Madrid, Spain:
    - Homestay: daily breakfast and dinners
    - Student residence: no meals 

    Florence, Italy:
    - Apartments: no meals 


    Additional Fees for the Aix-en-Provence, France Program Location: 
    • For students enrolled in the Marchutz Core Art Program, there are additional fees to cover the cost of supplies and trips: 
            Summer 2025: $450 

    • For any students not in the Marchutz Core Art Program but who wish to take a studio art course, there is an additional supply fee: 
            Summer 2025: $350 




    All costs subject to change