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  • Locations: Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: APSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Program Description:

APSU in France
franceSummer • Some Courses Open to all Majors • 3 Weeks


Program Overview

France remains ones of the most visited countries in the world, and southern France is considered by many to be one of the most picturesque regions of the country. Study Abroad in France provides a new and unique opportunity to study European history and Francophone literature in Aix-en-Provence. Founded during the Roman period, Aix-en-Provence continues to be a culturally vibrant town, and in addition to being surrounded by beautiful landscapes, numerous historical sites, and charming villages, it is very close to Marseille, a major metropolitan area on the Mediterranean Coast renowned for its many beaches, importance as a cultural center, and famous cuisine. While embarking in a deeply engaging, intellectual journey by studying European history and Francophone literature, students will immerse themselves in the local French culture and visit a number of fascinating monuments, museums, villages, and cities. 

Credit Hours and Courses
Three-week program and 3-6 credit hours. 

1. HIST 4057: Modern Europe 1789 to 1919 (3 credits)—Dr. Dzavid Dzanic
Prerequisite: This course does not have any prerequisites.
Description: The French Revolution and Napoleon, 19th century liberalism and nationalism, the 1848 revolutions, the unification of Italy and Germany, the Russian revolutions, and World War I.

2. ENG 340H: African Writers (3 credits)—Dr. Christopher Konkobo
Prerequisite: ENGL 2330
Description: African writers in English since the colonial experience. Illuminates the character, literary and thematic concerns of the works studied. Students will read from West, East, and South African authors.

Dr. Dzavid Dzanic at (931) 221-7920 or
Dr. Christophe Konkobo at (931) 221-7596 or

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.  Application Fee: $280

This non-refundable 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.

Payment Due Dates

Payments need to be paid at the APSU Cashier's Window to the France Study Abroad account. 
Payment Due date Amount
1st Payment March 15 $2062.50
2nd Payment April 15 $2062.50
3 credit hours: $822 (undergraduate)
6 credit hours: $1644 (undergraduate)
Tuition is due prior to departure and will be billed to the student's account after registration.

Total Application, Program, and Tuition Costs

$5,227 (with 3 credit hours)
$6,049 (with 6 credit hours)

Included in the Program Cost:
  • accommodations
  • airfare
  • in-country transportation 
  • most meals 
  • excursions and museum fees 
  • health insurance

Additional Expenses
  • passport: $150 (includes photo)
  • spending Misc.: $200
  • books: $50
  • meals: $200

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.