French Program Study Abroad Opportunities

Minnesota State University, Mankato's French study abroad summer program is a cooperative venture with the Institut d'Études Françaises which is affiliated with the Université de La Rochelle.

The teaching staff is made up of native speakers familiar with the difficulties encountered by foreigners learning their language.

The "Institut" provides courses at the elementary, intermediate and advanced levels specifically designed for Minnesota State University, Mankato's students. They stress contemporary French civilization, grammar review and conversation. 

For more information on French study abroad opportunities, contact Evan Bibbee.

6-Week Program:
Undergraduate and graduate students working toward an intermediate or advanced level of language proficiency will thrive in intensive courses that focus on conversational and cultural fluency, complemented by an extended stay with a host family.

Organized cultural excursions, in addition to weekend or afternoon trips, led by faculty, native instructors, and host families will help students discover some of the most interesting features of La Rochelle and its region.

Students enrolled in this 6-week program usually register for 6 additional credits in French. Application for a 6-week faculty-led summer program.

2-Week Program:
Plenty of amazing opportunities for cultural immersion including historical, political, and cultural events in the development of France and its capital city. Students will be enrolled in a 3-credit course taught by the program director. All course materials and assignments are in English. Application for a 2-week faculty-led summer program.