Semester Abroad in France


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: 2 years of college level French
    • Preference given to students with at least a B average in French language
  • Wine Studies




  • Students will live with host families in all program options
    • Angers: Some meals are included with your host family. Meals can also be purchased at the university restaurants which are open for lunch and dinner during the school year.
    • Aix-en Provence: Daily breakfast and six weekday dinners are included with your host family.

Program Resources

Internships, Work Study, and Extra-Curricular Activities

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