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Summer 2014 UAB in Paris

Term To Study: May-Term 2014
Application Deadline: Mar 02, 2014
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $5,048.00
Link 1: UAB Office for Study Away Scholarships
Program Locations: Paris
Contact Name: Uab Office For Study Away
Contact Email: studyabroad@uab.edu
What is Included: THE UAB IN PARIS COSTS SHEET 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: $5048.00**

**Program Fee includes: Estimated round-trip airline travel from Birmingham, 6 credit hours of French language coursework taught by The Alliance Francaise de Paris Language School, airport transfer, accommodations, daily breakfast and dinner, course-related cultural excursions & entrance fees, travelers accident insurance, UAB faculty leader, local guides, entrance fees. Does NOT include personal expenses. See Estimated Costs below for other costs.

See the UAB in Paris Costs Sheet below for details on payment deadlines.
What is not Included: Passport fees
Personal expenses
Vaccinations
Luggage fees
Estimated Costs: The total estimated cost of this program is $5048.00 and is based on 10 full fare participants and is broken down as follows:
  • UAB Study Away Program Fee: $5048.00**

See the Costs Sheet below for details on payment deadlines. Please note: The cost of this travel program is based on 10 full fare participants and may be increased for a smaller group.

**Program Fee includes: Estimated round-trip airline travel from Birmingham, 6 credit hours of French language coursework taught by The Alliance Francaise de Paris Language School, airport transfer, accommodations, daily breakfast and dinner, course-related cultural excursions & entrance fees, travelers accident insurance, UAB faculty leader, local guides, entrance fees. 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 2014.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 arrondissements in between, Paris has cultural riches galore. Make Paris your classroom this summer as you join Prof. Margaret D. Bond in a French language immersion program unlike any other! You’ll be hosted by 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.

2014 Faculty Leaders:



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


ELIGIBILITY:
  • Completion of FR 101 & 102 or equivalent required

  • 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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