Teaching Practicum in France

Teaching Practicum in France — Dates

Dates & Deadlines

Program TermApp Open DateDeadline**
Fall 2019Dec 1April 1
Depart US early September
Arrive Montpellier early September
Break late Oct.-early Nov.
End of Fall Semester Dec 20 
Depart Montpellier Dec 21 
Spring 2020May 1October 1
Depart US mid January
Arrive Montpellier/Program Start Date mid January
Break March 2–10 (tentative)
Break April 20–28 (tentatvie)
End of Spring semester/Program End Date May 8 (tentative)
Depart Montpellier May 9 (tentative)

*Applications after this deadline may be considered. Contact Maria Mantey at mant0023@umn.edu to inquire.
**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.

TermDate/TimeLocation
Fall 2019  Wednesday, May 8, 1-3 p.m. Blegen 335

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