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Summer 2016

The URI French Summer Program will take place in Perpignan, in the south of France. This beautiful city is situated between the Pyrenees Mountains, the Mediterranean Sea, and Spain.

This program is designed to allow students with no prior knowledge of French to fulfill their language requirements, and advanced French students to take classes that will count toward their French major/minor. Students will also be required to produce a short historical or cultural film based on their excursions.

French locations to be visited will be Perpignan, Carcassonne, Thuir, Collioure, Banyuls, Castelnou, Villefrance de Conflent, and Cuxa.


Students will earn 3-6 URI credits through this program for the following courses:

    • FRN 101 - Beginning French I

    • FRN 102 - Beginning French II

    • FRN 103 - Intermediate French I

    • FRN 104 - Intermediate French II

    • FRN 204 - French Composition I

    • FRN 207 - French Oral Expression I

    • FRN 304 - French Composition II

    • FRN 307 - French Oral Expression II

Housing and Dining:

While in France, students will stay in double occupancy, apartment style rooms.  Breakfast will be provided and lunch will be provided on weekdays only.

Cultural Activities:

Students will engage in cultural tours and excursions while in France including: a tour of Perpignan and local villages, museum and monument visits, excursions to the Pyrenees mountains and beaches, and excursions to Figueres and Barcelona, Spain.


Program Fee: TBA
3-6 URI Credits Accommodations Breakfast and lunch
In-country transportation Tours and cultural activities  


NOTE: All fees are subject to change




Program Deadlines
Application Deadline: TBA Final Payment Due: TBA


For more information, please contact:


Program Director URI Faculty-Led Programs Coordinator
Celine Jacquenod-Garcia Kelly Watts
Language Department Office of International Education
(401) 874-4696 (401) 874-2019

This program meets the summer programs eligibility requirements for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program.


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