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Paris, France: June 30 – August 5, 2019 (Summer Term B)

Join faculty and students from across the University System of Georgia for a 5-week adventure in Paris, France!  Students will spend Term B living, studying, and exploring a city rich in culture, history, and architectural splendor.  Stay at the Cite Universitaire in residential Paris, explore the urban parks and boulevards of George Haussmann’s creation, and travel outward to the picturesque French countryside to Chateaus and vineyards.

Students will spend two days per week in the classroom, attend class field trips two days per week, and have several free and planned 3-day weekends.  All students will be registered for classes through Georgia Southern and receive Georgia Southern credits.  It is mandatory to register for at least 6 credit hours while on this program.

Program Cost
The 5-week program cost is $5,200.00 (tentative-final price coming September 10) and includes the following:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Atlanta and Paris
  • Private room accommodations at the Cite Universitaire
  • 10 meal tickets and a 100 euro grocery card
  • Boat tour and formal dinner cruise on the Seine
  • Day trips to Chartes and Giverny
  • Versailles Gardens Visit and Fireworks Show
  • Unlimited travel on the Paris metro and bus system
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses

The program cost does not include: Georgia Southern tuition and fees for course enrollment, personal shopping or travel expenses, or food/meals beyond the allotment provided.  HOPE and other forms of financial aid are available for students participating on summer study abroad.  Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 912.478.5413 to learn more.

Course Equivalencies

What will you earn credit for at Georgia Southern?  Use this guide to help you select the courses you need.  Georgia Southern course numbers are listed in italics.

Morning Classes
French 1001FREN 1001: Elementary French I
Intro to French Film – FORL 3030: Intro to French Film (Does not Count towards 24 required hrs for Modern Language Major)
Introductions to Sociology – SOCI 1101: Intro to Sociology
Exploring Space & Place: Watercolor Painting in Paris – ART 4590: Watercolor in Paris
French Conversation – FORL 3030: French Conversation (taught in French)(Does not Count towards 24 required hrs for Modern Language Major)
Black Culture in Paris Today – ANTH 3091: Contemporary Black Culture in Paris
Fren 2001FREN 2001: Intermediate French I
World Literature IIENGL 2112: World Literature II (ENGL 1102 pre-requisite)

Afternoon Classes
Human Development  – PSYC 3103: Lifespan Development Psychology (PSYC 1101 pre-requisite)
Feature and Travel Writing – MMJ 3460: Travel & Tourism Writing
Sociology of Sport – SOCI 4338: Sport, Culture, and Society
Art in the “City of Light”: An Introduction to Art in Paris – ARTH 2532: Art History II
Fren 1002 – FREN 1002: Elementary French II
French Reading & Writing in Paris – FORL 3030: French Reading & Writing (taught in French)(Does not Count towards 24 required hrs for Modern Language Major)
Cultural Anthropology – ANTH 2431: Cultural Anthropology
Crime Film and Literature – ENGL 5090: Crime, Film, and Literature

Contact
To learn more about the program, payment schedules and deadlines, read course descriptions, and apply, visit the program website.

For questions, contact:
Dr. Luc Guglielmi – Program Director, lguglie1@kennesaw.edu
Dr. Ken Kirk – Program Director, kkirk@valdosta.edu
Office of International Programs & Services,  stdyabrd@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 4/8/2019