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AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
The University of Angers has a total enrollment of roughly 20,000 students, of which 11% are international. About 200,000 people live in the Angers metropolitan area. Due to courses being taught in French and the city of Angers being a predominantly French-speaking area, this program is designed for French majors or minors with advanced proficiency.
Angers is situated in the western Loire Valley about 1:45 from Paris via high-speed train.Angers is a university community of more than 30,000 students making it a lively city with a prominent youth culture. Angers is also a city with a rich history and is home to a castle and a cathedral dating back to the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.
September - January
SPRING SEMESTER: January - May
AREAS OF STUDY
Students may take courses in various disciplines but will receive FRE (French) credit. Only in pre-arranged situations will a course taken at the University of Angers be given credit other than FRE credit. Therefore, a French major or minor with advanced level proficiency is best suited for this program. Learn more information here.
This program is focused on French language courses. For more information about this program, students are encouraged to meet with Belmont professor, Dr. Cheryl Brown
to discuss academic preparedness and course selection.
Students live in single rooms in university housing with cooking facilities on each floor of the residence hall. Students are housed with international students from all over the world as well as local French students. The residence halls are within walking distance of the classrooms.
Students pay housing directly to the University of Angers.
2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the regular semester rate. Students pay tuition to Belmont.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. Students should wait until they have received formal acceptance from the University of Angers into their program before booking their airfare.
The University of Angers is similar to all other universities throughout Europe. There are a number of ways to get involved on campus in student activities and in sports clubs. When students arrive at the University of Angers, they will learn more about student activities and organizations.
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Belmont Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
Spring Semester Programs: September 30
Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 31
How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
This program has a two-step application process:
The Belmont’s Study Abroad Office Application, which includes:
- Passport photocopy
- Online questionnaires
- Signature documents
Only application materials for Step 1 must be turned in by the corresponding term’s deadlines as listed above.
The Host University Application,
This Step will be completed after
your advisor reviews and accepts your Belmont application.
- If Belmont’s Study Abroad Office accepts your application, your study abroad advisor will provide you with additional information, and supplemental application instructions will be sent to you.
Dr. Cheryl Brown
French Language Professor • JAAC 3052
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009