Colorado College in Tours
The Romance languages department offers a semester in Tours in partnership with the Institut de Touraine. In addition to two blocks of French language study, courses offered may include art history, French culture, literature, film, history, or political science. Excursions in France, extracurricular activities, one-on-one conversation exchange, and a home stay all contribute to a first-hand knowledge and appreciation of French culture and society.
Length of Program: Spring semester (early January through early May).
Enrollment: 10 students.
Eligibility: Intermediate-level French or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Credit: 4 units.
Application Deadline: Consult department of French, Italian, and Arabic.
Campus Advisors: Ibrahima Wade, Alistaire Tallent, or Michael O’Riley.
Sciences Po Exchange Program
Established in 1872, the Sciences Po is the leading university in the social sciences in France. CC students have an opportunity to take courses at the main campus in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés district of Paris, or at one of the six auxiliary campuses in Nancy, Poitiers, Dijon, Menton, Reims, and Le Havre, each with a different global area studies focus. Coursework is offered in economics and business, European studies, history, international relations, journalism, law, political science, science, and sustainable development. Students can choose to study in French or English, or a combination of both depending on language skills. Places on this exchange program are competitive, and preference will be given to students applying for the full year abroad.
Length of Program: Full-year preferred, semester study may also be available.
Enrollment: two full-year students selected annually.
Eligibility: junior or senior standing.
Application Deadline: March 1.
Campus Advisors: Bryant “Tip” Ragan, Robert Lee, or Ibrahima Wade.