Study Abroad - J-Term in Aix-en-Provence


January 2, 2018 - January 20, 2018

IAU's January Term in Aix-en-Provence is designed for students interested in an academic and cultural experience in the Mediterranean region of Southern France. A variety of courses are available to meet each student's academic needs. IAU's exceptional out-of-classroom experiences include homestays, regional field studies and extracurricular activities such as wine tastings and cooking courses. Students have an immersive experience in the local culture during this intensive three-week program.

The many  libraries, museums, churches, bookstores, markets, and cafès have earned Aix its reputation as one of France's most engaging cities. A wealth of cinemas, restaurants, discothëques, and sports facilities welcomes Aix's students. With it's charm and Mediterranean climate, Aix-en-Provence is one of the most popular and sought after cities in France.

Students can choose one of the following courses:

  • Art 160/360: Photography: Philosophy and Practice of Vision
  • Business 304: Business Ethics in the Global Market
  • French 101: Beginner French I
  • French 102: Beginner French II
  • French 201: Intermediate French I
  • French 202: Intermediate French II
  • Psychology 334: Abnormal Psychology

View the 2018 itinerary here. Please note, the schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

Program Fees

January 2018: $3,855

Program fees include tuition for 3 credits, lodging with homestays, medical insurance, entrance fees to all museums and guest lecture venues, breakfast daily and six dinners per week.

Students who enroll in a January Term Seminar and the spring semester in Aix-en-Provence consecutively will receive a $500 grant. Visit IAU's Scholarship website for additional details.

Students participating in the Aix-en-Provence Seminar who also attend IAU for the Spring semester in Aix-en-Provence are encouraged to participate in the Early Start Program the week of January 13-20, 2018. Students who attend both the J-Term and Spring semester can attend the Early Start Program for a reduced fee. The Early Start Program allows students to move in with their French hosts a week before the semester begins, receive French language instruction and participate in local cultural activities!