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Fact Sheet:
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:

APSU in Quebec

Summer • Some Courses Open to all Majors • Five Weeks

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.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.

Credit Hours and Courses

Five-week program and up to 6 credit-hours. Students will register for APSU's FREN 3040: Study Abroad in Quebec.

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.


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


Program Costs

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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Application Fee


This nonrefundable application fee will be charged to the student's account once the student authorizes the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchange during the application process.





Due Dates

1st Payment 


March 15

2nd Payment


April 15

All Payments will be billed to the Student's Account on the payment deadlines.


$1680 (undergraduate)
This tuition is based on 6 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

Undergraduate: TBA

Included in the Program Cost

  • accommodation, airfare, and in-country transportation 

  • all meals (except the pre-program weekend in Quebec)

  • excursions

  • insurance

Additional Expenses

  • passport: $150

  • spending Misc.: $300

  • books: $15

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 02/01/2021 ** 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.