- perfect your accent
- improve your vocabulary
- practice your grammar
- absorb the culture
- keep your mind sharp for the fall school semester
Not only do you get to enjoy your summer in a beautiful location mingling with wonderfully hospitable Francophones, but you will also earn valuable course credit and impress your fellow students with your newly acquired skills.
In order for your French summer experience to count for UMass Dartmouth class credit, students should discuss their study abroad plans with a member of the French faculty.
Start your search for the right summer program at the .
Students can choose to travel abroad or take any number of summer immersion programs, right here in the USA. Please do your own careful research of the respective summer schools, as the Boivin Center assumes no responsibility for quality of the these programs.
Here is a sampling of the enormous variety of intensive French summer programs that exist:
Within the U.S.
Middlebury, VT - Middlebury College
Cambridge, MA - Harvard University
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan Summer Language Institute
Berkely, CA - University of California
Québec City, Canada - Université Laval
Montreal, Canada - through Eurolingua Institute
Ottawa, Canada - through Capital Language Centres
Brussels, Belgium - through Amira Language School
Leysen, Switzerland - through CP Language Institutes
Paris, France - through Accord Language Schools
Montpellier, France - through SUNY@Albany
Nice, France - through Languages Abroad.com
Cannes, France - through Institut Grand Bleu
Bordeaux, France - through Amerispan
Loire Valley, France - through Immersion France
French Riviera - through French Language Holidays
Ile de Re, France - through France Pass
Sancerre, France - through Coeur de France
Roanne, France - through Ecole de Trois Ponts
Normandy, France - through the Center for Study Abroad
Aix-en-Provence, France - through French-American Exchange
Grenoble, France - through Boston University
Taillores, France (French Alps) - through Tufts University