Aix-en-Provence, France

Institute for American Universities

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The Institute for American Universities (IAU) was founded in 1957 under the auspices of l'Université d'Aix-Marseille, chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York, IAU is one of the oldest and largest education abroad programs in Europe.

IAU has served as an academic center for more than 700 colleges and universities and more than 16,000 students-its present annual enrollment overall is at more than 400-and continues to make study in France available to students who recognize the life-long value of living in and exploring a culture other than their own.







Program Details

Program Price: Per Semester - $13,120

The SWS program price covers the cost of standard tuition and registration fees at your host institution.
Tuition includes 15 credits from the below courses for a Semester long program.

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a High School Graduate by Start of Course
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language Proficiency: Beginner to Intermediate
Application Requirements: Unofficial Transcript
$65 Non-Refundable Application Fee
Completed Application

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**Prices and Courses are subject to change, please contact SWS staff for the most up-to-date information.

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Montpelleir: Accent Francais
Paris: Institut de Langue et de Culture Francaises, Catholic University



Course Schedule

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Code Course Contact Hours Credits Language
FRE 101 Beginning French I 45 3 French
FRE 102 Beginning French II 45 3 French
FRE 113 Beginning Conversation and Culture I 45 3 French
FRE 114 Beginning Conversation and Culture II 45 3 French
FRE 201 Intermediate French I 45 3 French
FRE 202 Intermediate French II 45 3 French
FRE 213 Intermediate Conversation and Culture I 45 3 French
FRE 214 Intermediate Conversation and Culture II 45 3 French
FRE 301 Advanced French I 45 3 French
FRE 302 Advanced French II 45 3 French
FRE 313 Advanced Conversation and Culture I 45 3 French
FRE 314 Advanced Conversation and Culture II 45 3 French
FRE 317 Business French 45 3 French
FRE 335 Phonetics 45 3 French
FRE 412 Translation and Stylistics II 45 3 French
FRE 316 Readings in French Literature 45 3 French
FRE 331 Contemporary French Civilization 45 3 French
FRE 380 Women Writers of the late 20th Century 45 3 French
FRE 357* Theater and Expression 45 3 French
FRE 422 Contemporary French Novel 45 3 French
COM 308/JOU 308 Topics in Contemporary Media 45 3 French
HIS 325 Provençal History and Civilization 45 3 French
ARC 310 Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations 45 3 English
ART 106 * Painting and Drawing (Studio Art) 45 3 English
ART 306 Advanced Painting and Drawing (Studio Art) 45 3 English
ART 332 Survey History of Western Art: Renaissance to the 21st Century 45 3 English
ART 382 Cezanne and van Gogh 45 3 English
ART 361 Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance Art 45 3 English
BUS 301 Introduction to International Business 45 3 English
BUS 303 International Management 45 3 English
COM 312 Speaking of Provence 45 3 English
ECO 304 Economic Globalization: Growth and Development 45 3 English
EDU 301* Comparative European Education 45 3 English
HIS 314 COM 314 France During the Occupation: 1939-1945 45 3 English
IAU 401 Perspectives on French Social Issues 15 1 English
LIT 326 Art and Literature: Music and Painting in the European Novel 45 3 English
LIT 372/ MUS 372 Literature and the Language of Music II 45 3 English
PHI 302 Ethics: from the Ancients to the Moderns 45 3 English
POL 307 The European Union 45 3 English
POL 308/ ES 308 Geopolitics in the Mediterranean Basin: A clash of civilizations or a common identity? 45 3 English
PSY 304 Human Development in Cultural Contexts 45 3 English
Art Classes for Marchutz Students
ART 310 Art Criticism Seminar I 45 3 French
ART 348 Drawing 45 3 French
ART 358 Painting 45 3 French

**Please contact SWS staff for course description information.