Study Abroad in Montpellier, France

Study Abroad in Montpellier, France — Advanced Summer

Academics: Advanced French Summer Program


On this program you will take a French-taught topics course, La France Mosaïque. For your second course, choose History of French Cinema, French for Science and Technology, or a more advanced French language course.

Coursework

Required course:

La France Mosaïque: Perspectives on Contemporary France

MONT 3311

Summer

3 Credits

Explore current perspectives on immigration in France. This course will be taught in French and will include visits and excursions around Montpellier and the surrounding region. You will visit various organizations dedicated to naturalization services, public housing, immigrants' rights, non-violence, anti-racism and anti-discrimination. You will also take part in service-learning with local organizations.

Syllabus (pdf)

UofM equivalent: FREN 3650; Civ. course requirement or elective for major/minor.

Approved for Social Sciences Core and Civic Life and Ethics Theme as well as Global Perspectives Theme.

Select one additional course:

French Composition and Communication

MONT 3015

Summer

3 Credits

Advanced study of French with particular emphasis on grammar review, vocabulary building, oral communication skills, and language usage in cultural contexts. Equivalent to B1 level.

Syllabus (pdf)

U of M equivalent: FREN 3015

Advanced French Composition and Communication

MONT 3016

Summer

3 Credits

Advanced study of grammar in context: emphasis on writing for varied communicative purposes, reading for style and content, translation. Students must have completed the equivalent of Fren 3015 (5th semester). Equivalent to B1-B2 level.

Syllabus (pdf)

U of M equivalent: FREN 3016

French Expression

MONT 3010

Summer

3-6 Credits

Course Content: Intensive work in oral/written communication. Students must have completed the equivalent of Fren 3016 (6th semester). Equivalent to B2 level.

Syllabus (pdf)

U of M equivalent: FREN 3010

History of French Cinema

MONT 3101

Summer

3 Credits

In this course, you will examine the unique history and artistic form of French cinema and explore key themes of French society during the 20th Century through the lens of cinema.

Syllabus (pdf)

Approved for Arts, Humanities Core and Global Perspectives Theme.

French for Science and Technology

MONT 3110

Summer

3 Credits

This course will focus on grammar and vocabulary relevant to the fields of science and technology. It will include visits to local industry.

Syllabus (pdf)

 

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