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Middlebury School in France: Bordeaux, Paris, Poitiers

Bordeaux, Paris, Poitiers, France

Middlebury School in France: Bordeaux, Paris, Poitiers

At the School in Paris, students take courses at the Centre Madeleine and at Parisian universities such as Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, the Université Paris Diderot- Paris 7, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po), the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris Alfred Cortot (ENM for Music majors only).

"By special arrangements, qualified undergraduates may be authorized to take courses at other institutions, such at the Institut Catholique de Paris (for Religion majors), the Ecole des Psychologues Praticiens (EPP) (for Psychology majors only), the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), or the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS Ulm).

Academic year or single semester students may enroll in the Programme International at Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) which offers courses in political science, international relations and economics. Students wishing to take courses at the Institut d'Études Politiques must be pre-selected by Middlebury and accepted by the Sciences Po,on the basis of their language skills and academic background." Students are only enrolled part-time (3 courses) and take their remaining courses, including a language course, at the Middlebury Center.

Students who wish to conduct research abroad may submit a proposal to Middlebury to receive a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Aided students interested in Mellon funded research during the semester should consult with the financial aid office.

See the Middlebury Language School in France website for detailed and up-to-date information.

Language(s) of instruction available: French
Language pre-requisites:

4 semesters of college-level French or the equivalent plus one content course taught in French are required.

Academic specialties: Anthropology, Architecture Studies, Art and the History of Art, Biology, Black Studies, Computer Science, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film and Media Studies, Fine Arts, French, Geology, History, Law, Jurisp and Social Thought, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Theater and Dance, Women's and Gender Studies, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Sciences
Terms of study: Semester, Full year
Amherst approved: Yes
Student evaluations:
Program type: University-based program
Housing: Homestay, Apartment with local students, Dorm with local students

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 2-7pm
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm

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