The Department of French and Italian

French Summer Study in Lyon - May 20-July 5, 2019

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.

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

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Important Dates

Info Sessions

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

French and Italian Lounge, HRH 2.118

Thursday, October 25
Wednesday, November 14
Tuesday, January 29

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

Application Deadline

February 8, 2019

Students are stongly encourage to apply as early as possible. 

2019 Application

Notification of Acceptance

February 15, 2019

$500 non-refundable deposit due upon acceptance.*

First Group Planning Session

HRH 2.118, French and Italian Lounge, February 21, 2019

All participants must attend. 

First Payment Due ($1,900)

March 15, 2019

Second Group Planning Session

French and Italian Lounge, April 11, 2019

All participants must attend. Second Payment Due ($1,900) 

Third Group Planning Session

French and Italian Lounge, May 7, 2019, 10am

Program Begins in Paris

May 20, 2019

Program Ends in Lyon

July 5, 2019 (Students may remain in host families until July 8)

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Karen Kelton, Director

HRH 2.106A 

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