france_grenoble_header
Program Details

Highlights

  • Classes taught in French
  • Housing: local host families and dorms
  • Meals: Students living with host families will have their own room and be provided with two meals (breakfast and dinner) per day.
  • Students living in a student residence are provided with weekday lunch vouchers; all other meals are the responsibility of the student.
  • International excursion

Requirements

  • Open to High Intermediate, Advanced and Superior level students.
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Completed API application
  • One letter of recommendation
  • One official transcript
  • University Contact Information Form
  • Minimum 2.75 G.P.A.
  • Entry requirements: valid passport

 

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 1 2013-2014
Jun 23, 2014 - Aug 2, 2014
$4,880
SUMMER 1 2014-2015
Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
$4,990

Deadlines

SUMMER 1 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 30, 2014
SUMMER 1 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2015
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 30, 2015

Academic Program

TOTAL CONTACT HOURS AVAILABLE

90 Contact Hours

6 Semester Credits

Students who wish to study abroad in Grenoble on API’s French Language and Culture Studies summer program will take approximately ten hours per week of language and ten hours per week of elective culture classes. Students may earn a maximum of 90 contact hours (6 semester credits) per summer term.

All students may choose two courses from the list of options. Options are subject to minimum enrollment. Level of study is based on a placement exam administered upon arrival by the CUEF. Attendance is required for all classes and has a major impact on the final grades and the number of contact hours and credits received.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students will receive their transcript from the Centre Universitaire d’Études Françaises (CUEF) at Université Stendhal – Grenoble III upon completion of their program.

 

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Mobile Phone
  • Peer Mentors
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • API Centers, Resident Directors
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing (including meals and laundry with some options)
  • Transit Pass
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight, day, international)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Professional Development Opportunities

Program Manager

Vija Mendelson is the Grenoble Program Manager and will work with you through your departure to France.

VijaMendellson

Resident Directors

Anna Exertier (pictured below) and Marie de Rocca Serra are the Grenoble Resident Directors, and will work with you during your stay in France.

head shot Anna Exertier