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Summer 2013 UAB in Paris

Term To Study: Summer 2013
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2013
Program Starts: May 12, 2013
Program Ends: Jun 02, 2013
Major 1: International Relations
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Major 2: Foreign Language / Literature French
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $5,194.00
Link 1: UAB Office for Study Away Scholarships
Program Locations: Paris, Versailles
Contact Name: Uab Office For Study Away
Contact Email: studyabroad@uab.edu
What is Included: THE UAB IN PARIS APPLICATION INDICATES ALL PAYMENT DEADLINES.

STUDENTS THAT APPLY AFTER THESE DATES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THOSE PAYMENTS AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.

APPLY FOR UAB STUDY AWAY SCHOLARSHIPS!

UAB Study Away Program Fee: $5194.00**

**Program Fee includes: Round-trip airfare from BHM, 6 credit hours of French language instruction at the Alliance Francaise, Paris; host family accommodations with 2 meals daily and weekly laundry service, in-country ground transportation, academic excursions & entrance fees, UAB faculty leader, 1 welcome dinner, travelers accident insurance. Does NOT include personal expenses. See Estimated Costs below for other costs.

See the UAB in Paris Application below for details on payment deadlines.
What is not Included: Passport fees
Personal expenses
Additional meals (estimated at $306.00 based on $14.00 per day for additional meal expenses though students can eat more cheaply than this.)
Estimated Costs: The total estimated cost of this program is $5500.00 and is based on 10 full fare participants and is broken down as follows:
  • UAB Study Away Program Fee: $5194.00**
  • Estimated Meal Costs: $306.00


**Program Fee includes: Round-trip airfare from BHM, 6 credit hours of French language instruction at the Alliance Francaise, Paris; host family accommodations with 2 meals daily and weekly laundry service, in-country ground transportation, academic excursions & entrance fees, UAB faculty leader, 1 welcome dinner, travelers accident insurance. Does NOT include personal expenses. See Estimated Costs below for other costs. Round-trip airfare is from Birmingham. Unless otherwise specified, you will pay the fee for your airline ticket to UAB, and UAB will book your reservation. You are required to fly with the group arrangements that have been made. You are highly encouraged to purchase trip cancellation insurance. You will receive further airline ticket reservation instructions after you have been accepted to the program.

***Costs subject to change without notice due to fluctuations in currency conversion rates and/or student enrollment. Furthermore, taxes and fuel surcharges which are not covered by our contract with the airlines are subject to change and may result in additional charges. Although we make every effort to find suitable roommates for each participant, a single supplement may be charged for any single for which no suitable roommate is available. Other costs such as ticketing fees, personal expenses, passport fees, vaccinations and luggage fees are not included in the above estimate.
Documents: 
france application.pdf
Program Description

UAB IN PARIS

Paris, the city of lights. The city of dreamers. From the Arc de Triomphe to the Sacre Coeur and all the arondissements in between, Paris has cultural riches galore. Make Paris your classroom this summer as you join Prof. Margaret Bond in a French language immersion program unlike any other! You’ll be hosted by International Studies Abroad and the Alliance Française in Paris.

Students will earn up to 6 hours of French language credit that can be used toward their UAB degree programs.

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COURSES: Students will receive a total of 6 credit hours taught by The Alliance Francaise de Paris Language School that, depending upon placement exam results, will be equivalent to the following courses at UAB:
  • FR 190/290/390/490


ELIGIBILITY:
  • Sophomore Standing

  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 or above

  • Permission of Faculty Leader & UAB Office for Study Away


Click here for instructions on how to apply to this program.

Quick Facts

Population: 65630692
Capital: Paris
Per-capita GDP: $ 35600
Size: 643801 km2
Time Zone: (GMT + 01:00 hour) Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris

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Travel Warning: NO

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