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W&M Semester- Montpellier
Montpellier, France
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: WM Sponsored Semester Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: French Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirements: Advanced French Language Skills
Click here for a definition of this term Service Component: No Click here for a definition of this term WM/Reves Scholarships: No
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit Click here for a definition of this term Admission Requirements: Good Academic Standing with Language Prerequisites
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2- Sophomore, 3- Junior, 4- Senior (first semester only; approval must be secured from Committee on Degrees) Click here for a definition of this term Program Goal: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Local Family Homestay Click here for a definition of this term GPA Requirement: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term CISI Medical Insurance: Coverage included in program fee
Program Description:
NOTE: use this application for applications to both the sponsored semester and exchange options. You will have a chance to indicate, in the application itself, whether you would like to be considered for the exchange.



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The beautiful, vibrant city of Montpellier, located in the south of France, was founded at the end of the 11th century  and is now one of the fastest-growing cities in France. W&M’s exchange program at Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III (UPV) allows students to fully immerse themselves in French language and culture. UPV is one of the three specialized universities formed from the original University of Montpellier, one of the oldest universities in the world with origins dating to the late 13th century. W&M students in Montpellier may take courses from the full curriculum of UPV (which focuses on the arts, social sciences, and languages) and also have access to courses taught at Montpellier II (natural sciences) and to some classes in Montpellier I (business, public policy, and professional schools). In addition, they may choose from a number of support classes offered specifically for international students and focusing on French history, culture, literature, and intensive language. Program participants’ cultural and linguistic immersion is further encouraged by life with local host families.

The W&M faculty advisor for the Montpellier semester is Associate Professor Magali Compan.

The Reves Center advisor for the Montpellier sponsored semester program is Theresa Johansson.

 
Host Institution:
Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier III


Deadlines:
Spring semester: October 1
Fall semester: March 15
Academic year: March 15

 
 
Cost (2013-2014):
 
Sponsored semester fee of $12,450 includes tuition, housing, partial board, orientation and on-site support, study abroad insurance, and off-campus fee; A $75 application fee is required of all students.

Tuition exchange students will pay their normal tuition, along with a $75 application fee, $4,750 on-site housing and support fee to William & Mary, which includes housing, partial board, orientation and support services, and study abroad insurance.

Please note: exchange placements to Montpellier are limited; any qualified applicant for whom the  tuition exchange is not available will automatically be enrolled in the sponsored semester program. The sponsored semester is identical in all respects except that the comprehensive program fee of $12,450 paid to William & Mary covers tuition and the above-listed on-site costs.

Pre-requisites:
Mandatory attendance at Reves Center pre-departure orientation

Language Requirements:
Must have completed at least FREN 314 or 315


Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.