The Department of French and Italian

French Summer Study in Lyon - May 27-July 10, 2020

Overview of the Program

Arrival in ParisThe French Summer Program is an intensive language and culture program directed by the Department of French and Italian of the University of Texas at Austin in cooperation with the Université Jean Moulin, Lyon, France.

The program provides students the opportunity to live and study in France for seven weeks (corresponding to the first summer session), to develop French language skills and experience a different cultural environment. Students earn six credit hours for two courses.

The program is open to all registered undergraduate and graduate students of UT and to students in good standing from other universities or colleges who register at UT for the summer session who have completed one year of french.

Two UT French faculty members accompany the group. Depending on enrollments, the group may also be accompanied by a graduate assistant from the department.

lyon panorama

Important Dates

Info Sessions

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

French and Italian Lounge, HRH 2.118

Thursday, October 24
Wednesday, November 20
Tuesday, January 28

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

Application Deadline

February 7, 2020

Students are strongly encouraged to apply as early as possible as admissions are on a rolling basis.

2020 Application

Notification of Acceptance

February 14, 2020

$500 non-refundable deposit due upon acceptance.*

First Group Planning Session

HRH 2.118, French and Italian Lounge, February 20, 2020

All participants must attend. 

First Payment Due ($2,000)

March 15, 2020

Second Group Planning Session

French and Italian Lounge, April 9, 2020

All participants must attend. Second Payment Due ($2,000) 

Third Group Planning Session

French and Italian Lounge, May 11, 2020, 10am

Program Begins in Paris

May 27, 2020

Program Ends in Lyon

July 10, 2020 (Students may remain in host families until July 13)

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Ellenor Shoemaker, Director

HRH 3.114B 

Other Resources

  • Department of French and Italian

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