International Education Programs

  • University of Bordeaux
    • At the heart of southern Europe sits Bordeaux, a metropolis famous for its beauty and history. With access to seven University of Bordeaux campuses, there are a range of options sure to meet your interests. Participate in a research internship with a French professor, focus on French language and culture, or take courses in your major. Bordeaux is perfect for independent learners who want to experience life in a truly French environment. University-sponsored socials and program excursions include trips to wine regions, castles, and nearby beaches.

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  • Field Research and Internship, Paris
    • Work directly with local faculty to produce a specific research project linked to your major or interests. After 5 weeks of coursework, cross academic borders and work with international professionals to gain valuable skills for your career or graduate studies. A 12-week internship with an organization that can support your research could have you analyzing data for government ministries, interviewing officials for a French magazine, or documenting lab experiments. At the end of the program, you’ll have a published research paper, distinguishing you from your peers. The program includes cultural activities, including a visit to Fontainebleau and nights at the theater.

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  • Field Research and Internship, Strasbourg
    • Work directly with local faculty to produce a specific research project linked to your major or interests. After 5 weeks of coursework, cross academic borders and work with international professionals to gain valuable skills for your career or graduate studies. A 12-week internship with an organization that can support your research could have you working with an open-source development team, building sets for a theater company, or researching treatments for bipolar disorder. At the end of the program, you’ll have a published research paper, distinguishing you from your peers. After work, explore Strasbourg’s monuments, take a tour of the Council of Europe, kayak the city’s waterways.

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  • French in Bordeaux
    • Take on second-year French language study, courses in French culture and an optional research project. Bordeaux is a green city, where urban spaces give way to bicyclists. One of France’s most elegant cities, Bordeaux is an ideal base for exploring the nearby coast and Spain.

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  • French in Paris
    • Using the city as an extended classroom, build strong French language skills. Excursions to world-famous museums and cultural sites enrich studies of language, history and art.

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  • Global Cities Urban Realities
    • Experience life in London and Paris, two of the most epic cities in the world. In this action-packed program, you’ll discover the cultures, social movements, and politics of both countries. Courses span topics in health, immigration, national identity, and human rights. It’s ideal for all UC students, especially political science and sociology majors. In the semester program, you can add an internship—giving your professional career international shine. Each program activity ex
  • Domestic and Foreign Politics in Europe – Paris (Amsterdam, Brussels & London)
    • Analyze European politics from London to Brussels, Amsterdam, and Paris. Examine the individual systems of government in Britain, the Netherlands and France and the role played by these countries in world politics. The program often includes visits to governmental agencies such as the EU and the Dutch Parliament as well as other group activities.

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  • French Language and Culture – Paris
    • This summer, experience the City of Light while earning up to 9 credits toward college coursework and living with a local host family. This intensive French language and culture program will provide you the opportunity – and the tools – to live in Paris like the Parisians do. Visit your local street market; discover charming neighborhoods off the beaten path; stroll or bike along the banks of the Seine; discover your favorite boulangerie.

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  • Global Challenges in Postcolonial France – Paris
    • The Global Studies program in Paris will explore the following questions: How has “Americanization” been addressed in France since 1945? How can one better comprehend concerns with “the imperialism of Mickey Mouse” and “coca-colonization”? How has France negotiated its transition from a leading colonial power to a post-colonial one? How can one begin to understand immigration policies and politics, uprisings in the banlieues housing projects, the widening gap between rich/poor, rural/urban, young/old, unemployment, and the rise of extremist political agendas?

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  • Medieval France and Paris – Paris
    • Weaving lectures, walking tours, and short day trips into one, this program in Paris presents a two-fold approach to the histories of the kingdom of France in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. Additionally, the program explores the development of Paris from a small medieval town into the great metropolis of western Europe.

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  • Domestic and Foreign Politics in Europe – Paris (Amsterdam, Brussels & London)
    • Analyze European politics from London to Brussels, Amsterdam, and Paris. Examine the individual systems of government in Britain, the Netherlands and France and the role played by these countries in world politics. The program often includes visits to governmental agencies such as the EU and the Dutch Parliament as well as other group activities.

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  • French Language and Culture – Paris
    • This summer, experience the City of Light while earning up to 9 credits toward college coursework and living with a local host family. This intensive French language and culture program will provide you the opportunity – and the tools – to live in Paris like the Parisians do. Visit your local street market; discover charming neighborhoods off the beaten path; stroll or bike along the banks of the Seine; discover your favorite boulangerie.

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  • Global Challenges in Postcolonial France – Paris
    • The Global Studies program in Paris will explore the following questions: How has “Americanization” been addressed in France since 1945? How can one better comprehend concerns with “the imperialism of Mickey Mouse” and “coca-colonization”? How has France negotiated its transition from a leading colonial power to a post-colonial one? How can one begin to understand immigration policies and politics, uprisings in the banlieues housing projects, the widening gap between rich/poor, rural/urban, young/old, unemployment, and the rise of extremist political agendas?

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  • Medieval France and Paris – Paris
    • Weaving lectures, walking tours, and short day trips into one, this program in Paris presents a two-fold approach to the histories of the kingdom of France in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. Additionally, the program explores the development of Paris from a small medieval town into the great metropolis of western Europe.

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  • French-American Chamber of Commerce Exchange Program
    • The French-American Chamber of Commerce International Career Development Program is a dedicated team of bilingual professionals committed to furthering mutual understanding through international cultural exchange experiences. Our team knows firsthand the value of cultural exchange, and we are passionate about providing positive exchange experiences and professional development opportunities to others.

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Projects/Programs

Education/Training

Visitors

  • 2019-20: 2 guests
    • Social Welfare: 2 guests
  • 2018-19: 47 guests
    • Diversity: 15 guests
    • Campus Tour: 29 guests
    • Business Development: 3 guests
  • 2017-18: 69 guests
    • Collaboration: 25 guests
    • Cultural Exchange: 7 guests
    • Diversity: 7 guests
    • Engineering- Electrical Engineering: 1 guest
    • Campus Tour: 24 guests
    • Campus Tour: 5 guests
  • 2016-17: 58 guests
    • Campus Tour: 1 guest
    • School of Theater, Film, and Television: 3 guests
    • Campus Tour: 1 guest
    • Educational Methods: 27 guests
    • Collaboration: 6 guests
    • Immigration: 14 guests
    • Collaboration: 6 guests
  • 2015-16: 6 guests
    • Technology Development: 3 guests
    • Diversity: 3 guests
  • 2014-15: 9 guests
    • Courtesy Visit-Chancellor: 6 guests
    • Civil, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering: 2 guests
    • Campus Tour: 1 guest
  • 2013-14: 12 guests
    • Courtesy Visit-Chancellor: 2 guests
    • Women Studies: 3 guests
    • Collaboration: 6 guests
    • Law: 1 guest
  • 2012-13: 24 guests
    • Cultural Exchange: 1 guest
    • International Student Affairs: 6 guests
    • Training: 3 guests
    • Athletic Department: 13 guests
    • Environmental Protection: 1 guest
  • 2011-12: 4 guests
    • Architecture: 3 guests
    • Student Affairs: 1 guest
  • 2010-11: 5 guests
    • Athletic Department: 1 guest
    • Student Affairs: 1 guest
    • Research: 3 guests
  • 2009-10: 4 guests
    • US Foreign Policy: 2 guests
    • Diversity: 1 guest
    • US Foreign Policy: 1 guest
  • 2008-09: 1 guest
    • Diversity: 1 guest
  • 2007-08: 5 guests
    • International Institute- Center for Near Eastern Studies: 4 guests
    • Political Activism: 1 guest

Collaboration

Students

  • 2017-18: 71 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 15 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 6 students
    • Language & Culture (Semi-Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 5 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po Paris: 18 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux - Coursework in English: 2 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 3 students
    • University of Lyon 3 - Coursework in English: 3 students
    • Language & Culture, Univ. of Bordeaux: 1 student
    • Univ. of Bordeaux: 4 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Quarter): 12 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Semester with Internship): 2 students
  • 2016-17: 69 students
    • French & European Politics, Sciences Po Lyon: 4 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 10 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 23 students
    • Language & Culture (Semi-Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 2 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po Paris: 14 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux - Coursework in English: 2 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux - Coursework in French: 4 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 7 students
    • University of Lyon 3 - Coursework in English: 3 students
  • 2015-16: 99 students
    • Advanced Studies, Ecole Normale Superieure: 1 student
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 22 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 16 students
    • Language & Culture (Semi-Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 3 students
    • Language & Culture, Univ. of Lyon: 1 student
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 14 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux - Coursework in English: 1 student
    • Univ. of Bordeaux – Coursework in French: 3 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 13 students
    • University of Lyon 3 - Coursework in English: 4 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Quarter): 16 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Semester with Internship): 5 students
  • 2014-15: 57 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 10 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 15 students
    • Language & Culture (Semi-Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 1 student
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 3 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 2 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 4 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux - Coursework in English: 3 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 6 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 1 student
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Semester with Internship): 1 student
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Quarter): 6 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Quarter): 5 students
  • 2013-14: 60 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 13 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 8 students
    • Language & Culture, Univ. of Lyon: 2 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 19 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux – Coursework in French: 2 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 7 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Semester with Internship): 3 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Quarter): 6 students
  • 2012-13: 37 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 7 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 9 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 6 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux – Coursework in French: 6 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 6 students
    • Global Cities Urban Realities, London & Paris (Quarter): 3 students
  • 2011-12: 41 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 12 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 7 students
    • Language & Culture, Univ. of Lyon: 1 student
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 6 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux – Coursework in French: 12 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 3 students
  • 2010-11: 48 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 18 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 5 students
    • Language & Culture Programs, Bordeaux and Lyon: 2 students
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 6 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux – Coursework in French: 12 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 5 students
  • 2009-10: 42 students
    • French & European Studies, UC Center Paris: 9 students
    • Language & Culture (Intensive Track), UC Center Paris: 6 students
    • Language & Culture Programs, Bordeaux and Lyon: 1 student
    • Political Science, Sciences Po: 5 students
    • Univ. of Bordeaux – Coursework in French: 8 students
    • Univ. of Lyon: 13 students
  • 2017-18 : 197 students
    • Paris: 103 students
    • London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris: 68 students
    • Paris, Brussels: 26 students
  • 2016-17 : 218 students
    • Paris: 132 students
    • Paris, Strasbourg: 26 students
    • London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris: 60 students
  • 2015-16 : 230 students
    • French (Advanced 100, 107) Language and Culture - Paris: 13 students
    • French (Advanced 101, 130) Language and Culture - Paris: 12 students
    • French (Intermediate) Language and Culture - Paris: 15 students
    • Global Challenges in Postcolonial France - Paris: 35 students
    • Medieval Art History Paris - Paris: 21 students
    • Medieval Paris - Paris: 38 students
    • Domestic and Foreign Politics in Europe - London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris: 70 students
    • Legal and Tax Issues in the EU - Paris, Brussels: 26 students
  • 2014-15 : 212 students
    • Art History - Paris, France: 18 students
    • French - Paris, France: 35 students
    • Global Studies - Paris, France: 35 students
    • History - Paris, France: 35 students
    • International Business Law - Paris, Brussels: 24 students
    • Political Science - London, Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris: 65 students
  • 2013-14 : 184 students
    • French - Paris, France: 34 students
    • Global Studies - Paris, France: 33 students
    • History - Paris, France: 38 students
    • Political Science - London, Brussels, The Hague and Paris: 63 students
    • Political Science - Paris and Venice: 16 students
  • 2012-13 : 210 students
    • French - Paris, France: 42 students
    • Global Studies - Paris, France: 24 students
    • History - Paris, France: 42 students
    • International Business Law - Paris and Brussels: 28 students
    • Music - Venice, Vienna, Salzburg and Paris: 12 students
    • Political Science - London, Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris: 62 students
  • 2011-12 : 224 students
    • French - Paris, France: 42 students
    • Global Studies - Paris, France: 29 students
    • History - Paris, France: 40 students
    • International Business Law - Paris and Geneva: 28 students
    • Music - Venice, Vienna, Salzburg and Paris: 19 students
    • Political Science - London, Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris: 66 students
  • 2010-11 : 174 students
    • French - Paris, France: 44 students
    • Global Studies - Paris, France: 21 students
    • History - Paris, France: 36 students
    • Music - Venice, Vienna, Salzburg and Paris: 9 students
    • Political Science - London, Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris: 64 students
  • 2009-10 : 289 students
    • French - Paris, France: 37 students
    • Global Studies - Paris, France: 35 students
    • History - Paris, France: 41 students
    • International Business Law - Paris and Brussels: 31 students
    • Music - Venice, Vienna, Salzburg and Paris: 23 students
    • Political Science - London, Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris: 122 students