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Study In France! C’est la vie!

An exchange program to study in France is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture that has influenced the western world for hundreds of years.

The French have good reason to be proud of their contributions to art, literature, philosophy, architecture, food and wine, sport and film. Famous artists include Monet, Degas, Rodin, Renoir and Cézanne. The Notre Dame with its gargoyles in the heart of Paris and the Chartres with its abundance of stained-glass windows southwest of Paris are two of the best-known cathedrals in the world. Author, Victor Hugo, wrote the classic novels Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Misérables in the 1800s.

With the likes of Cardin, Dior, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Lacroix, French designers set the trend. Paris has also attracted fashion firms from all over the world, including Kenzo from Japan, and Versace and Armani from Italy. Hungry for food instead of Fashion? Croissants, escargot, cuisses de grenouilles, foie gras, and chocolat chaudes are just some of the delectable treats to be enjoyed.

From the Alps near the Italian and Swiss borders to the forest-covered Vosges Mountains in the northeast, the Pyrénées along the Spanish border and the beaches on the Mediterranean, France offers many breath-taking vistas.

Interested? Brilliant! Keep on reading to find out more about your opportunities to study in France as a WEP exchange student.

Area Option

The regional option allows students to select an area that they will be placed in.  There are two options students can choose from: Southern France OR Urban Area.

Southern France (Mediterranean and Provence)

With this option, WEP guarantees to place students in Southern France, in either the sunny Provence area or the picturesque Mediterranean region. Students cannot choose between regions.

Urban Area

The Urban Area option guarantees that students will be placed in an urban environment (over 50,000 residents). Please note, students cannot choose the specific urban area.

Boarding School Option

Short term, Semester and Year programs available. Enquire to find out more.

Private School Option

Semester and Year programs available. Enquire to find out more.


Upcoming Exchanges

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
August 2019 Year $ 9,950 2 April 2019
August 2019 Semester $ 9,150 2 April 2019
August 2019 Short Term $ 7,350 2 April 2019
September 2019 Short Term $ 6,750 2 April 2019
November 2019 Short Term $ 6,750 13 August 2019

Area Option- Guaranteed placement in Southern France or an urban area

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
August 2019 Term $ 10,950 27 March 2019
August 2019 Year $ 15,150 27 March 2019
August 2019 Semester $ 13,250 27 March 2019
November 2019 Eight Weeks $ 9,250 23 July 2019
November 2019 Four Weeks $ 8,350 23 July 2019

The above program fees are valid until 31/12/2018.

Included Extras

For all programs to France commencing in January and August, a three-night orientation program in Paris

Optional Extras

Two trips per year to places such as Disneyland Paris and Southern France. For programs commencing in November, a three-night trip to Paris at the end of the program (numbers permitting).

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