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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.

Upcoming Exchanges

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
November 2017 Short Term $ 6,790 8 August 2017
December 2017 Short Term $ 6,790 8 August 2017
January 2018 Year $ 10,300 29 August 2017
January 2018 Short Term $ 6,790 29 August 2017
January 2018 Semester $ 9,250 29 August 2017

Area Option

Departure Duration Fee Application Deadline
November 2017 Short Term $ 10,550 8 August 2017
January 2018 Semester $ 12,550 29 August 2017
January 2018 One Month $ 8,950 29 August 2017
January 2018 Term $ 10,550 29 August 2017
January 2018 Year $ 14,550 29 August 2017
January 2018 Short Term $ 9,950 29 August 2017

The above costs apply to departures up to and including May 2018.

Included Extras

Three-night arrival orientation in Paris for all January and August programs.

Optional Extras

Three-night Paris trip in January, at the end of November short term program (numbers permitting).

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