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About France
Country Handbook



The diverse regions of France offer everything from picturesque villages steeped in history to thriving metropolises full of fashion-forward culture. A found member of the European Union and the United Nations, France plays an integral role in international politics. Visit castles and beaches, and delve into a culture that has always been known for its world-famous art, wine and cuisine.

French Options at-a-Glance for US Students
French Options at-a-Glance for International Students


Chances of Placement

Chances of placement are excellent for students with strong French language skills. Some sites are competitive; students should be flexible and choose as many study sites as possible. Not all sites offer full-time language programs and those that do fill-up quickly.