With a mild Mediterranean climate, striking scenery, historic sites, and incredible restaurants, it’s easy to fall in love with Aix-en-Provence, or “Aix,” as the locals call it. During Semester in Aix-en-Provence, you can improve your French (or just begin learning the language) as you wind your way around this charming, chic city. A true “college town,” you’ll meet other students from all over the world, and together you can explore the nearby seaside villages, beaches, and exquisite sites. Additionally, you can join numerous service-learning opportunities to get involved both on campus and in your local community. What better way to truly immerse yourself in your new home?
- Diverse course offerings in English and full-immersion French studies
- Volunteer opportunities including teaching English, olive picking, olive-tree trimming, and tree planting
- Homestays with locals
- Orientation in Paris, and trips to Nice, Fontaine de Vaucluse, Les Baux, and Le Luberon
- Small, safe community in the stunning southern France