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  • Locations: Lille, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 04/01/2022 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: Business, Communications, Culture, European Studies, French, Hospitality & Resort Management, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Policy & Administration Click here for a definition of this term Eligibility: Graduate, Undergraduate
Click here for a definition of this term GPA Requirement: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Housing Type: Student dormitory
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, French Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Budget Friendly
Click here for a definition of this term Payable Amount: $350
Program Description:

Summer Session II
June 25 -July 24, 2021

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Program Description: The second session of the European Summer Program takes place at Lille Catholic University, a multidisciplinary university, and France's largest private university. The European Summer Program's goal is to give international students the opportunity to study at a University at the heart of Europe. The program is designed for students who are looking for a high-quality study abroad experience. Participants come from all over the world, and this diversity enhances the program for students as they are able to interact with other international students sharing a similar experience in France.

Video: Check out Stephanie's experience in Lille!
Program Fee Program Fee Includes Program Fee Does Not Include
(subject to change)
  • Tuition
  • $350 application fee
  • Housing
  • Field trips to Brugge and Brussels, Belgium 
  • Cultural activities and field trips 
  • Round-trip airfare
  • 50 Euro housing deposit
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional Excursions
  • Meals
  • International medical insurance

*Please note: We reserve the right to cancel or make changes to the itinerary.

Courses: All students take an intensive French class at their level. In addition to the French class, students may choose from a variety of electives taught in English or French, as listed below. Classes meet Monday to Friday with French class in the morning and the elective course during the afternoons.

Courses Taught in English Courses Taught in French
  • Introduction to European Studies: History, Politics and Society
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development
  • Corporate Culture, Human Resources and Innovation
  • Understanding Contemporary France
  • World-Class Art Museums between Paris and Brussels
  • Health as a common good?
  • Techniques of Traditional Cartoon and Digital Animation
  • Intro to Art Cinema
  • International Teamwork and Communication
  • International Marketing
  • European Union Policy Making
  • Science and Engineering Courses 
  • French Language and Culture*
  • Communication Francaise (minimum A2+)
*Students will take a placement test to be sorted from beginner to advanced. 

Accommodations: Students will be housed in single-occupancy rooms in the student dormitory and will have access to the university cafeteria during its open hours on weekdays.

Optional Excursions:  

  • Daytrip to Amiens and its cathedral: 50 Euros
  • Visit WWI trenches, battlefields, and memorials: 65 Euros
  • Weekend in Normandy: 250 Euros
  • Weekend in Amsterdam: 250 Euros or 450 Euros (cost depends on accommodation standards)
  • Weekend in Paris: 250 Euros

2021 Summer Program Schedule

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