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International Programs

Semester Abroad in France

"The beauty of studying abroad is that every day is a new day and you learn something unique by the end of it. Even if it is just a regular school day, being in a new culture means you will see and experience something interesting or novel in your routine." Elin Johnson


Linfield College has entered into partnerships with 2 institutions in France as program options for minors and majors in French as well as students in the wine studies program.  Students stay with host families for a full French immersion.  Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the program websites:

More detailed information on these locations can be found on the French Department's Website.


  • French language programs
    • All participants are required to take or audit the appropriate level of French in the semester directly preceding their study abroad in France as described above.
    • Angers: minimum 1 year of college level French
    • Aix-en Provence & Burgundy: 1 years of college level French; For the Aix Honors Program and French majors, at least two years of college level French is required.
    • Preference given to students with at least a B average in French language
  • Wine Studies




  • Angers: Students living with host families and some meals are included. Meals can also be purchased at the university restaurants which are open for lunch and dinner during the school year.
  • Aix-en Provence: Student live with host families. Daily breakfast and six weekday dinners are included.
  • Burgundy: students on the French language program stay with host families; wine studies students may choose either a host family or campus housing.

Other Information

Internships, Work Study, and Extra-Curricular Activities

The Linfield French Department has information about Internships, Work Study, and Extra-Curricular Activities in France.