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  • Locations: Toulouse, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: St. Thomas applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year Final Application Deadline Decision Timeline Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/15/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be contacted shortly after all application materials are completed.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, French Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Subject Areas: Art History, French, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Urban Studies Housing Options: Homestay
Language Prerequisite: None Language Courses Offered: French
Internship Available: Yes Service Learning: Yes
Program Sponsor: CIEE
Program Description:

Language + Culture

TOULOUSE, FRANCE

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Program Overview

Bring your desire to learn French to Toulouse and immerse yourself in France’s art, history, cuisine, and music. Toulouse was voted one of the best cities in France to study abroad for its strong community vibe and small-town charm. Take classes in English at CIEE Toulouse and our partner school, Institut Catholique de Toulouse across a wide range of academic areas, or, if your French language skills are advanced, take courses in French. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

SPEND THE DAY

at a cheese tasting, a music festival or take in a professional rugby game.

INTERN WITH A LOCAL COMPANY

and gain insight into French working environment in a non-profit organization or business.

STUDY AT L’INSTITUT CATHOLIQUE DE TOULOUSE

an heir of the Medieval University founded in 1229.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Visit the medieval city of Carcassonne, the city of Albi, go on a hike in the Pyrenees or visit an organic farm in the Ariège department.
  • Partner with local French students who will show you Toulouse’s most popular sites.
  • Enjoy the pleasant year-round climate of Toulouse, while you visit the city’s historical district, monuments, and immigrant neighborhood.
  • Take in a show at the Toulouse Capitole theater.
  • Make new friends during a game of petanque, similar to bocce.

Projects

Volunteering. Volunteer at a food bank, women’s shelter, primary or secondary school, or local independent movie theatre, tutor children after school, or work on an organic farm.

Internships. Intern at a local organization and gain insight into French working environment in a non-profit organizations or business.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Some Meals (for those in Homestays)
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to French culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city  
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city.
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

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Co-Sponsored Program Policy & Deadlines
This program is co-sponsored by the University of St. Thomas. Prior to submitting any application to this program you must meet with a Study Abroad Advisor to obtain approval for participation. This will ensure that you remain a St. Thomas student, your financial aid will apply to the program fee, and your credits will transfer back. University of St. Thomas deadlines are:
October 1 for spring semester programs
March 15 for summer, fall semester and year-long programs. 
Please note that some programs have deadlines earlier than St. Thomas.

Application Procedures
To begin the application process for a University of St. Thomas Co-sponsored program, you must attend a First Step Session, complete the Advising Questionnaire and meet with a Study Abroad Advisor. They will work with you to find an appropriate program, provide information about the application process and grant you access to the online application. Select the Apply Now button at the top of this page to begin this process.
Criteria for participation:
  • Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. Some programs will require a higher average.
  • Students may not apply for, maintain an approved application, nor participate in an International Education program while on academic or conduct probation. Disciplinary records may be a consideration for approval in off-campus programs.
  • Students must be at least in sophomore status to apply for a semester or year-long study abroad program. Some programs may require a higher class standing for participation. Transfer students applying to study abroad must complete at least one semester at St. Thomas before going abroad.
  • Click here for all eligibility requirements for study abroad through St. Thomas.
Financial Aid/Scholarships
In most cases all grants, loans and scholarships will apply to UST-sponsored and co-sponsored fall, spring or year-long programs. You must make an an appointment with a financial aid counselor to verify and confirm all financial aid awards.
Additional aid in the form of scholarships may also be available from St. Thomas and some co-sponsoring organizations. Refer to our Scholarships webpage for details.
Contact Us 
International Education Center (44 N. Cleveland)
University of St. Thomas
Mail 44C
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN  55105-1096  USA
Tel: 1.651.962.6450
Fax: 1.651.962.5199
Email: studyabroad@stthomas.edu

http://studyabroad.stthomas.edu/