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Academic Courses: Academic Credit Language of Instruction: French
Housing: Dormitory Program Length: Semester
Program Type: Exchange Minimum GPA: 2.75
Program Description:

University of Angers 

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION | PROGRAM TERM | AREAS OF STUDY | COURSE INFORMATION |  HOUSING INFORMATION | COSTS | STUDENT LIFE | APPLICATION PROCESS | FACULTY CONTACT | STAFF CONTACT |

AT A GLANCE/LOCATION 
Photo of France
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.
PROGRAM TERM 

FALL SEMESTER: September - January
SPRING SEMESTER: January - May

 AREAS OF STUDY Angers, France

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. 
COURSE INFORMATION

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.
 HOUSING INFORMATION

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.


COSTS

1. Housing:

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.


3. Airfare  
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. 
STUDENT LIFE
Angers, France
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. 
APPLICATION PROCESS

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:
 
Step 1) 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.
 
Step 2) 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. 

FACULTY CONTACT

Dr. Cheryl Brown
French Language Professor • JAAC 3052
cheryl.brown@belmont.edu
 
STAFF CONTACT

Bonnie Marschner
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009
bonnie.marschner@belmont.edu

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** 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.