Lyon is one of the most attractive cities in France, creating a fresh combination of the bustle of a large European city and the simplicity of French tradition. The Lyon semester and yearlong program offers an intensive language approach at L’Université Lumière Lyon 2, where you will be able to earn up to 12 credits of French in one semester. Depending upon your language level, you will choose electives in culture, political science, cinema, economics, or literature taught specifically for USAC students. The University itself also offers the opportunity to enroll in courses with French students, taught in either English or French.
- Live in France’s third-largest city, home to an international mix of people and architecture from over two millennia
- Study intensive French language, from Second-Year French and up, and an array of electives taught in both French and English
- Enjoy field trips to the French Alps and Bourgogne
- Take the optional tour through Provence including visits to Orange, Avignon, Arles and the Mediterranean coast
- Walk or bike along the banks of the scenic Rhône and Saône rivers; take weekend trips to ski or snowboard in the French Alps; enjoy some of Lyon’s famous home-style cooking; explore shops and make international friends