Study Abroad - J-Term in Aix-en-Provence
January 2, 2018 - January 20, 2018
IAU's January Term in Aix-en-Provence is designed for students interested in an academic and cultural experience in the Mediterranean region of Southern France. A variety of courses are available to meet each student's academic needs. IAU's exceptional out-of-classroom experiences include homestays, regional field studies and extracurricular activities such as wine tastings and cooking courses. Students have an immersive experience in the local culture during this intensive three-week program.
The many libraries, museums, churches, bookstores, markets, and cafès have earned Aix its reputation as one of France's most engaging cities. A wealth of cinemas, restaurants, discothëques, and sports facilities welcomes Aix's students. With it's charm and Mediterranean climate, Aix-en-Provence is one of the most popular and sought after cities in France.
Students can choose one of the following courses:
- Art 160/360: Photography: Philosophy and Practice of Vision
- Business 304: Business Ethics in the Global Market
- French 101: Beginner French I
- French 102: Beginner French II
- French 201: Intermediate French I
- French 202: Intermediate French II
- Psychology 334: Abnormal Psychology
View the 2018 itinerary here. Please note, the schedule is tentative and subject to change.
January 2018: $3,855
Program fees include tuition for 3 credits, lodging with homestays, medical insurance, entrance fees to all museums and guest lecture venues, breakfast daily and six dinners per week.
Students who enroll in a January Term Seminar and the spring semester in Aix-en-Provence consecutively will receive a $500 grant. Visit IAU's Scholarship website for additional details.
Students participating in the Aix-en-Provence Seminar who also attend IAU for the Spring semester in Aix-en-Provence are encouraged to participate in the Early Start Program the week of January 13-20, 2018. Students who attend both the J-Term and Spring semester can attend the Early Start Program for a reduced fee. The Early Start Program allows students to move in with their French hosts a week before the semester begins, receive French language instruction and participate in local cultural activities!