NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2020 - APPLY EARLY TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT

UNIVERSITE DE LYON

(OPEN TO FACULTY-LED GROUPS ONLY)

 The University of Lyon (Université de Lyon), located in Lyon, France, is a center for higher education and research comprising 20 institutions of higher education.  Historically, Lyon has always been a major teaching center: the city receives more than 120,000 students and more than 16,000 international students yearly. The three main universities in this center are: Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, Lumière University Lyon 2, and Jean Moulin University Lyon 3. Participants in our program will study at Lumière University Lyon 2 which has approximately 28,000 students, and focused on three areas on instruction: Humanities & Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities, and Languages, and Law, Economics, and Management.

TOP 10 REASONS TO VISIT LYON, FRANCE

PROGRAM DATES & FEES

REGULAR SUMMER PROGRAM

DURATION

4 Weeks


DATES

June 17, 2019 - July 14, 2019


PRICE

$3,985.00

DEADLINE

March 15


$100 application fee is due at the time of application, no exceptions. Late applications are accepted; however, please note that partial or full payment of the program fee may be due at the time of application. A $200 late fee is applied to all applications that are not postmarked by the respective deadline date.


Please contact MLSA for more details.  ​​ 

WHAT'S INCLUDED*

  • Students receive 6 graduate or undergraduate semester credits for the 4-week program as well as a student grades report


  • Urban Transportation Pass & Student ID​​


  • Furnished shared apartments with kitchen, stove, microwave, oven, and refrigerator


  • Students who live in the residence halls receive a meal plan.  Shared apartments have kitchenettes and meals are not included


  • Pre-departure advisement and student services


  • Airport pick-up for students who arrive at the designated time on the arrival date


  • Welcome services & on-site orientation on campus of the university


  • MLSA staff on campus and on-site


  • Access to the university libraries, computer lab, and sports facilities


  • Computer(s) and/or internet connection at the apartments or residences as well as on campus


  • Cultural Activities to discover Lyon with themed visits of Lyon


  • Cultural Visit to Avignon (Festival)


  • Guided Excursion to Paris


  • Evening activities with Lyon 2


  • Alter Ego meeting program set up by the International Relations Division

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WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED *

  • Books


  • Airfare (MLSA will make flight arrangements only for groups upon request)


  • Return transportation to airport


  • Meals


  • Application & registration fee ($100 USD)


  • Transcript


  • Optional Excursions to Annecy (near the Alps) or Marseilles


  • Public transportation


  • Expenses not stated



 *SUBJECT TO CHANGE*


Students may participate in optional excursions for an additional fee.  

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COURSES AT UNIVERSITE DE LYON

MLSA offers three different programs in the summer at Universita di Firenze:

  • 4-Week Program Mid-June to Mid-July


If you're interested in another time of year, please inquire. Programs may be possible for groups or for those studying beginning through intermediate undergraduate courses.


GRADUATE – UNDERGRADUATE CREDITS
Students can receive 6 credits for the 4-week program; graduate or undergraduate courses/credits are available during the summer programs. Students can take courses for credit or non-credit. The fee will be the same. The number of credits will depend on the length of the program you select and the number of hours you will be in class. MLSA will help you with the selection of courses, transfer of credits, transcripts, and all academic aspects of the program.


Please note that the minimum enrollment in each course is six (6) students.  If the minimum enrollment is not met, MLSA reserves the right to cancel the program.  In the case of a cancelled program, MLSA will notify the students as early as possible, and return the $100 registration fee.


TEXTBOOKS
Students will purchase all the textbooks the first day of class in the University. You should plan to spend approximately $25-30.​

CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:


FRENCH 101-102  BEGINNING FRENCH 
Undergraduate, 6 semester hours of credit, 90 classroom contact hours. Daily schedule is from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
First and second semester of French for students without any previous study of the French language, or for students who want to start the study of the French language from the beginning.   


FRENCH 203-204  INTERMEDIATE FRENCH 
Undergraduate, 6 semester hours of credit, 90 classroom contact hours. Daily schedule is from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
Third and fourth semester of French. Two intermediate courses designed for those students who want to improve the skills they have already acquired in the first two French courses.  Beginning 101-102 are required to take these courses.


FRENCH 301-302  ADVANCED FRENCH 
Undergraduate, 6 semester hours of credit, 90 classroom contact hours. Daily schedule is from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
Undergraduate third  year of French. Two advanced courses designed for students who want to consolidate the knowledge of the French language.  Beginning and Intermediate, or the equivalent, are required—or permission of the instructor.  



OR CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING:



FRENCH 315  FRENCH COMPOSITION I (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM or 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY)
Undergraduate, 3 semester hours of credit, 45 classroom contact hours
Prerequisite:  French 204, fourth semester of college/ equivalent, or instructor approval.

Students should have a good knowledge of French grammar.  The essentials of French grammar as applied in composition are studied. 


FRENCH 320  FRENCH CONVERSATION I (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM or 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY)
Undergraduate, 3 semester hours of credit, 45 classroom contact hours
Prerequisite:  French 204, fourth semester of college/ equivalent, or instructor approval.

Intensive practice in conversation.  Pattern practice, preparation, and delivery of dialogues and topical talks.  Basic phonetics and practice in pronunciation.  


FRENCH 430  INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM or 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY)
Undergraduate, 3 semester hours of credit, 45 classroom contact hours
Prerequisite:  Conversation and Composition or equivalent.

Development of the cultural life of the French people as reflected in architecture, art history, literature, music, and philosophy.


FRENCH 450  INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH LITERATURE (8:30 AM - 10:30 AM or 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, MONDAY - FRIDAY)
Undergraduate, 3 semester hours of credit, 45 classroom contact hours
Introduction to the periods of French literature from the beginning to the present. 


FRENCH 530-1  TOPICS ON FRENCH CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Graduate (undergraduate with approval from advisor), 3 semester hours of credit 45 classroom contact hours
French culture with emphasis on the significant development of the arts, and society. 


FRENCH 530-2  DIFFERENT TOPICS ON FRENCH CULTURE AND SOCIETY
Graduate (undergraduate with approval from advisor), 3 semester hours of credit 45 classroom contact hours


FRENCH LITERATURE COURSES
Graduate (undergraduate with approval from advisor), 3 semester hours of credit 45 classroom contact hours


  • FRENCH 616  16th Century Literature and Poetry (Ronsard, Calvin, Montaigne)


  • FRENCH 617  17th Century Literature, Poetry, Theater (Malherbe, Descartes, Corneille, Moliere, Pascal, La Fontaine, la Rochefoucauld…)


  • FRENCH 618  18th Century : Philosophical Spirit Awakenings (Bayle, Fontenelle), The Novel Before 1750, Drama (Dideort, Voltaire, Rousseau)


  • FRENCH 619  19th Century Authors (Lamartine, Victor Hugo, Balzac. Stendhal) poets  (Beaudelaire, Verlaine, Rimbaud…)


  • FRENCH 620  20th Century Authors (Proust, Gide); Poetry, Theater, and Novel Before 1914 and After 1940