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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate Students, 6. Non-Degree-Seeking, 7. Other Minimum GPA: 2.25
Program Description:

France Exchange

Spring or Fall • Semester or Academic Year

Program Overview

You can study French for one or two semesters at the Université d'Orléans in the city of Joan of Arc, located one hour south of Paris. You will attend classes for approximately 20 hours per week and take part in optional afternoon activities like singing and theater. Some previous knowledge of French is required (FREN 2010 or equivalent).

General Steps

  • Students must FIRST meet with us. Please call us at 931-221-6851 to make an appointment.
  • Students must also meet with the APSU Exchange Program Faculty Coordinator (contact below).
  • Complete the application process at the host institution and/or third party provider.
  • Complete the APSU study abroad online application.
  • Register for classes at APSU and at the host institution.
  • Pay tuition ONLY here at APSU.
  • Pay for housing and meals at the host institution
  • Do your semester abroad! 


12-18 credit-hours per semester


Register for FREN 3050: Semester Study in France. Classes offered at the Université d'Orléans include French composition, grammar, speaking, phonetics, listening, composition and cinema.

Lodging and Meals

You will stay in a single room in a dormitory located on campus or close to public transportation. Meals are available in the student cafeterias.France
Exchange Program · Spring or Fall · Semester or Academic Year.

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

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 12/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.