Program Description: Lille Catholic University is the largest private university in France and is a 15 minute walk from the town center. In addition to French language and culture courses, students have the opportunity to take some courses in English and French from the university's many schools. See below for further course descriptions.
Program Location: Lille is known as a friendly city: its people work hard but also know how to enjoy life. Lille offers a wide variety of entertainment, cultural and sporting activities, pubs and restaurants, as well as fine museums, concert halls and theaters, mostly within walking distance from the Lille Catholic University campus.
Lille is a lively university city situated at the heart of North-Western Europe. It is at the hub of a cross-border metropolis (France-Belgium) of around 1.2 million inhabitants, with a student population of over 100,000. The city is the capital of French Flanders and is strategically positioned: within a 150- mile radius, there are five European capitals (Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Luxembourg and Paris), and excellent road and rail links make Lille a major European crossroads.
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|UofM In-State Tuition for 15 Credit Hours
$350 Application Fee
$350 Application Fee
International Health Insurance
Incidentals & Personal Expense
Application Procedure: addition to the regular study abroad application, applicants will need to complete the Lille application found in the application materials.
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Course Description: Intermediate and advanced French language classes are available, as well as regular courses of study taught in French. Applicants should have already completed 4 - 6 semesters of college-level French. In addition to the French course offerings, participants have the option to take courses in English in the following departments when available:
- Business and Management
- Literature and Linguistics
- Media and Communication
- Modern Language
- Political Science
Available Courses for 2016 - 2017: Full Course Catalog 2016.pdf
Courses offered in English 2016 - 2017: Classes in English 2016.pdf
It is very difficult to find housing so we recommend that you apply for campus housing once you have been accepted by Lille. If you wish to book a room in our university dorms, please note that housing information as well as the housing application form will be available with the program application materials.
The French Government requires that international students staying in France for more than 3 months are required to purchase French Health Insurance. This will be mandatory.