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  • Locations: Nantes, France
  • Program Terms: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 02/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Cost: Rhodes' Tuition, Room, and Partial Board Language of Instruction: French
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Type: Homestay
Program Description:
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This program is scheduled to be available for the Fall 2020 term and is currently "tentative" while we finalize the agreements between our schools. This will be an Affiliated Program and Rhodes institutional aid will be portable. The academic credit will be transfer credit from the IES School of Record.

Rhodes students pay home school tuition, room, and partial board directly to their home institution, receiving any merit and/or needs based aid for which they apply.

Included in Cost: 
Airport pickups, day trips, overnight excursions, admissions to museums, health insurance, housing with a local family, and partial board

Cost does not include Trans-Atlantic airfare from the United States to France, textbooks, and personal expenses

Day trip to Nantes Naval Museum
Day trip to Jules Verne Museum
Day trip to Saint Malo & Mt. St. Michel
Two day trip to Loire Valley
Two day trip to Normandy
Seven day trip to Paris 

Required Course: 
FREN 322. "Langue, Littérature, Culture" in Nantes

Potential Courses: 
AH 313 – French Classicism: Art and Architecture
CU 356 – French Cooking and Gastronomy: Food, Wine and Etiquette 
EC 380 – International Trade and Globalization
FR 303 – French Language in Context: Emerging Independent Abroad 
FR 353 – French Language in Context: Independent Abroad
FR 377 – Phonetics and Conversation 
FR 451 – French Language in Context: Competent Abroad
FS 320 – History of French Cinema
HS 358 – France and the Atlantic World
PO/HS/IR 335 – The Palestinian Question from 1945 to Today
K/HS 362 – Nantes between Revolution and Counter-Revolution: Political and Religious Controversies of the French Revolution: the Example of Nantes
IN 395 – Teaching Internship Seminar
LT 347 – French Writers and Foreign Nations: Encounters with the “Other” in 19th and 20th Century Literature 
LT 349 – French Poetry at the Turn of the Century
PO 371 – Construction of a European Union from 1945 to the Present
SO 360 – Contemporary French Society: French Identity in the European Union
TH 343 – Theater Production 

Optional Internships available at local elementary, junior, or high schools

Students will stay with local families in Nantes. There will be one student per host family. Daily breakfast and dinners on weeknights are provided.