Business in France

Business in France — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Program Term

App Open DateDeadline*
Fall 2017December 1April 1
Arrival September 4
Break November (1 week)
End of Fall semester December 22
Departure December 23


Spring 2018May 1October 15
Arrival January 3
Break February 17-25 (MOMA only)
Break April 21 - May 1
End of Spring semester May 4
Departure May 5

*Program dates are subject to change. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.
**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.

Orientation Dates & Locations

Orientation will be conducted in 2 parts: an online orientation, which is mandatory for all students, and an in-person, program-specific session. You will receive more information about the online orientation via email. Failure to complete the online orientation will impact your ability to go abroad.

See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.

Spring 2018  Monday, November 13, 3:30 - 5:30pm Blegen 335

*UMTC Declared and Prospective French Majors and Minors (semester, academic year, and advanced summer only): A mandatory academic planning session with the French Director of Undergraduate Studies will be held on November 29 at 2:00 p.m. in Folwell 315.  Plan to attend this meeting if at all possible in order to complete the Academic Planning Form, rather than setting up an individual meeting with the French department.  If you have a class conflict at this meeting time, you can contact the French advisor to establish an individual appointment:

Program Handbook Visa Information

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on
this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research
Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship