The Department of French and Italian

Program Courses

312KAll participants must take 6 credit hours for which they register at UT prior to departure. Students may sign up for the following courses depending on previous coursework:

  • FR 317C  Enhancing French Skills
    Listening, speaking, reading, and writing course designed to provide students who have credit for French 611C with additional preparation for upper-division French courses. May not be counted toward fulfillment of the foreign language requirement for any bachelor's degree. Prerequisite: French 611C with a grade of at least C. 

  • FR 322E Advanced French II
    Designed to develop the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills needed for the analysis of literary and cultural readings in the French-speaking world. Prerequisite: French 320E with a grade of at least C. Taught by Lyon 3 professor Marylène Meunier.

  • FC 340M Continuity and Change in Modern France
    Considers important cultural trends and structures of 20th-century France and explores important geographical, historical and architectural sites in Paris, Lyon, and on weekend excursions.Taught in Lyon, France. Study Abroad. Lectures and readings in French and English. Fulfills the "Cultural Expression, Human Experience, & Thought" Culture Requirement in the College of Liberal Arts. This course also carries the Global Cultures flag.   

All courses are academically challenging. Special attention is paid to each student’s proficiency and interests.

Info Sessions

All Info Sessions are from 5:00-6:00 pm.

French and Italian Lounge, HRH 2.118

Thursday, October 26
Tuesday, November 14
Tuesday, January 30

Learn about the program. Talk with faculty and past Lyon participants

Application Deadline

Friday, February 9, 2018

Students are strongly encourage to apply as early as possible. 

2018 Application

Notification of Acceptance

February 16, 2018


  • Department of French and Italian

    University of Texas at Austin
    201 W 21st Street STOP B7600
    HRH 2.114A
    Austin, TX 78712-1800
    512-471-5531