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  • Locations: Nice, France
  • Program Terms: Summer I
  • Budget Sheets: Summer I
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer I 2019 04/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English, French Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Program Type: Study Abroad
SUNY Code: 446 Program Coordinator: Kelsey Gillett -
Program Description:
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The Site
SUNY-Oswego offers several summer study abroad options in Nice, France. Nice is a large, attractive city in the south of France with beautiful beaches, a rich cultural heritage, and a charming city center filled with shops, cafes, and night-life. Regional capital of the area known as the French Riviera, Nice's economy is based almost entirely on the service, tourism, and hightech sectors. Nice's airport is the second busiest in France with excellent connections to the rest of France and Europe. Nice is near Monaco, Cannes, St. Tropez and other popular destinations along the Mediterranean.

The Program and Courses
Students will take two courses worth 3 credits each.

French Language, Literature, and Civilization
Situated at the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis, this four-week program provides 25 hours per week of small group instruction in the French language, as well as literature and civilization. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels of language are offered. Teaching is oriented toward the acquisition or improvement of oral and written French, with language learning closely linked to study of culture. Advanced technological approaches to language learning are used. Courses are taught in French.
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Here is the Summer 2018 Course Schedule: Nice Summer 2018 Schedule.pdf

Students will be housed in a residence hall close to the University of Nice. More information on the specific placement will be provided after acceptance during the pre-departure process.

The program includes day excursions to Monaco, Cannes, and Italy.

Flight and Arrival Information
Students in this program will be responsible for making their own flight arrangments to Nice. Upon acceptance to the program, students will be provided with the arrival date and time where they will be met by our Nice Program Director.

Visa Information
Participants in this program, possessing a US passport, do NOT have to apply for a student visa. Note: Non-US passport holders (or dual European Union citizens) may require different procedures. Please contact the program specialist for more details.

Costs (budget sheet)
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All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance ( as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact our office at for further details.

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.

Updated: 02/06/2017