SU Strasbourg Center: Discovery Strasbourg
This program is designed for accomplished first semester freshmen students entering Syracuse University with an interest in the arts, humanities, international studies or social sciences. You'll set the tone for your college career with an unforgettable learning journey in historic Strasbourg, France, where your curiosity and desire to learn will be nurtured by an experienced faculty and dedicated international staff.
The Discovery academic program covers all requirements faced by freshmen students on SU's home campus, which will allow you to remain seamlessly on track toward your degree requirements. Students in SU Abroad programs, including Discovery Strasbourg participants, may participate in the All-School Field Studies Program. These unique programs offer students the opportunity to travel to cities throughout France under the guidance of an experienced professor or lecturer.
Five courses are typically offered for the Fall term, including the First Year Forum and French language, for a total of 16 credit hours. More information on curriculum will be available from the College of Arts & Sciences after your acceptance.
Students live with French hosts. Homestays allow students to practice Italian learned in class and to gain insight into Italian culture and lifestyle. Hosts are carefully screened and most have hosted SU students for many semesters. Hosts represent all walks of life and professions: some are large families, some are retired couples, some are divorced or single parents, some are young couples. Placements are arranged by the housing coordinator in Strasbourg, based on information you provide about your preferences and special needs. Continental breakfast (seven days a week) and evening meals (five days a week) are included in the program fee when you live with a host.
Instructions on how to apply to the Discovery Strasbourg program are availble here
. In addition to submitting an application, students are required to schedule an admissions interview.