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  • Locations: Strasbourg, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
French for Diplomacy 1

What You Need to Know

This course is designed for students interested in international relations and France. Students will combine French language instruction in the classroom and participation in numerous site visits in Strasbourg during this five-week summer course. This course can be combined with Religion, Law, and Human Rights in Strasbourg summer course or a Community Internship.

Students receive the full support and services of the SU Strasbourg Center and its five staff members.  The SU Center organizes 3 all-day excursions to local sites of interest, including the Black Forest (just over the border in Germany) and the impressive Haut Koenigsbourg castle in Alsace.  These trips are led by local SU staff and their cost is included in the program fee.  The SU Center also organizes and finances a weekly outing to a local market, followed by a picnic lunch with all the summer students and staff, as well as a farewell dinner for students and their mentors.

Eligibility and Requirements

Undergraduate students in good academic standing at any accredited college or university are eligible to apply to this program. FRE 202 is a required pre-requisite to this course.

Travel and Living

Students arrange and pay for their own round-trip transatlantic flight to Strasbourg.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not purchase your airline ticket before receiving written notification from us that you can book your flight. You will have to present this notification if we cancel the program at a later date, and you want to be reimbursed for the cost of the ticket.

You will be housed in private homes with hosts who provide breakfast and dinner daily, except on weekends when breakfast only will be provided.

*Travel and living arrangements are subject to change. SU Abroad will provide detailed information prior to the program start date.

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French for Diplomacy
FRE 300, 3 Credits, Undergraduate
*FRE 202 is a required pre-requisite

French for Diplomacy is intended for students with an advanced level of French (French 202 or equivalent) and who wish to learn to communicate in a diplomatic context. The course will serve as a reinforcement of French language skills, with an emphasis on written and spoken communication to help students achieve increased French language proficiency. Students will acquire cultural awareness and knowledge of French and international governmental structures relevant to a career in diplomacy or foreign policy.
*It is the student's responsibility to confirm with their home school/college that the course(s) taken as part of this program will satisfy their degree requirements.




 Program Begins  May 17, 2018
 Program Ends  June 22, 2018
 Application Deadline   February 10* 
* Applications received after February 10 will be considered if there is still space in the program.

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 UNDERGRADUATE (3 credits)
   Tuition      $3,603 (2017 rate)  
 Program Fee  $1,700 (estimated)
 Total  $5,303 (estimated)

Please note: All costs are estimated and subject to change.

Additional Financial Information: We estimate that students should budget accordingly for the following expenses:

Books & Supplies: $50
Personal: $400
Meals: $600
Airfare: $1,400

These figures are for expenses not covered in the tuition or program fee and are paid out-of-pocket.

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For questions on the application, please contact:
Kelsey Hanbach, Admissions Counselor for Summer Programs (

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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.