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  • Locations: Chicoutimi, Canada
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Students Minimum GPA: 2.25
Housing Options: Homestay Language of Instruction: French
Areas of Study: French Language
Program Description:

Study Abroad Program • Summer • 3 Weeks


Dates: June 30, 2017 - July 22, 2017 

Program Overview
You will be immersed in the French language while learning from native French-speaking instructors and living with a French-speaking family in the heart of the beautiful Saguenay region of Quebec. Offered by the École de langue française et de culture québécoise at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. You must have basic knowledge of French or permission from the APSU instructor who manages this program.

Credit Hours and Courses
Three-week program for 3 credit-hours. Students will register for APSU's FREN 3040: Study Abroad in Quebec.

General Itinerary
In addition to taking French language courses, you will visit a historic village and zoo in the La St. Jean region of Quebec and explore the fjords of the Saguenay.”An optional pre-program weekend in Quebec City includes museums, live music and shopping. The itinerary is tentative and subject to change.

Lodging and Meals
Lodging with a French-speaking family and most meals are included. Your host family will provide breakfast and most dinners. Lunch and the remaining dinners are provided in the university cafeteria. You must provide you own meals during the optional weekend excursion to Quebec City.

Financial Aid
Your current scholarships and financial aid may apply toward the cost of the program. If you plan on using financial aid you need to call the Office of Student Financial Aid at (931) 221-7907 to schedule an appointment with a study abroad counselor -Cathy Naef or Jennifer Ellis. Additional scholarships and travel grants are available. Click here to view  more information on scholarships.
Click here to see APSU Travel Grants available Click here to see other study abroad scholarship opportunities

Dr. Karen Sorenson at (931) 221-6246 or
Dr. Christophe Konkobo at (931) 221-7596 or

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Program Cost

Application fee: $430
This nonrefundable application fee will be charged to the student's account once the student authorizes the Office of International Education during the application process or not later than March 01.

Payments Amount Due Date
1st Payment $965 March 15 
2nd Payment $965 April 15 
1st and 2nd Payment need to be paid at APSU Cashier's Window
to the Quebec's account.

Tuition: $777

This tuition is based on 3 credit hours. Tuition is due prior to departure and will be billed to the student's account after registration.

Total Application, Program, and Tuition Costs: $3,137

Included in the Program
  • accommodation
  • meals (except the optional pre-program weekend in Quebec)
  • excursions
  • insurance
Additional Expenses
  • airfare: $750
  • passport: $145 (includes photo)
  • spending Misc.: $200
  • airport Transfer/Taxi: $120 taxi or $80 bus
  • books: $15
  • hotel: $160 (optional stay in Quebec City)

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.