Budget Study Abroad in Aix-en-Provence. France Fall Semester – University Aix-Marseille III – 1,350 Euros

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Aix Marseille Univeristy Study Abroad France

Aix-Marseille Study Abroad Programs

 

The University Aix-Marseille  offers French Language and Culture Courses to foreign high school and university students from any country beyond France’s borders.

If you have completed high school and are in possession of your high school diploma, you can participate in the French program.

Semester Tution – 1,350 Euros (includes registration fee)

Student social security fee – 213 euros

Links

Aix-Marseille III – Service Universitair de Francais Langue Etrangere

Dates (in the middle of the page)

Fees

Practical Information – Housing  (page in French)

Registration (Registration, Tution Fees, Calendar, Insurance)

 

Pre-Registration Requirements

1. Completed and signed registration form

2. Photocopy of your passport

3. Copy of high school diploma or university diploma (if you already graduated from college)

4. Copy of a French certificate (if you have taken and passed a TCF or DELF exam)

5. You must send 300 euros by bank transfer to the university – a copy of the wire transfer is required for pre-registration)

 

Semester at the Universite Aix-Marseille III – Course Content

Language and Culture courses at the Universite Aix-Marseille II in Aix-en-Provence consist of French language courses and French culture courses. The French culture course that you can select depend on your level of French.

French Language Course – 260 Class-Hours

The semester-long French language course consists of 14 French class-hours per week, and 6 additional hours of electives/workshops. You will complete a total of approximately 260 hours over during your semester in France.

French language courses consist of reading comprension, listening comprehension, written expression, oral expression, and grammar, plus workshops, such as phonetics, conversations, dialogues, and similar.

 

French Culture Courses

You can take elective French culture courses if you have a French level of Lower Intermediate (referred to as “A2+) of French.

Each elective French course meets for either 2 hours per week or 3 hours per week, for a total of 26 hours or 39 hours of class, respectively, during the semester.

(Note: if your level of French is Beginner (“A1”) or Elementary (“A2”) you will have 12 hours of French class per week, plus 8 hours of  workshops in phonetics, dialogues, role-play, writing, conversation, creative writing, discussions about cinema, and similar.)

 

If your level of French is Lower Intermediate (“A2+”) you may select from:

– Business French: The Business World

– Discovering the French Press

– Introduction to French Culture

– The Regions of France

– Initiation to French Theater Works

– History of Art: Art and Advertising

– French Cinema

 

If your level of French is Intermediate (“B1”) you may select from:

– Business French: Legal and Economic Approach to France

– Vocabulary of Science and Technology

– Contemporary Art: The Body

– French Society: Some Specifics

– Panorama of French Art and Literature

– French Cinema: The New Wave

– Mythology In 20th Century Literature: Mythical Heroes

– Key Dates and Personalities of French History

– Language, Culture, and Multimedia

 

If your level of French is Upper  Intermediate (“B1+”) you may select from:

– Business French: Legal and Economic Approach to France

– Vocabulary of Science and Technology

– Contemporary Art: The Body

– Multimedia Press

– The History of Ideas

– Summary, Synthesis, and Commentary

– The Foreigner in French Literature

– French in the World

– Writing Workshop and Style Applications

– Phonetics: Linguistic and Practical Approach

 

If your level of French is Advanced (“B2”) you may select from:

– Business French: Legal and Economic Approach to France

– Vocabulary of Science and Technology

– Contemporary Art: The Body

– Multimedia Press

– Panorama of Literature (Middle Ages to the 18th Century)

– The History of Ideas

– Summary, Synthesis, and Commentary

– The Foreigner in Literature

– Literature and Society

– French in the World

– Writing Workshop and Style Applications

– Phonetics: Linguistic and Practical Approach