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Study Abroad: Washington University: France for the Pre-Med Summer
Nice, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Quick Facts:
Type of Activity:
Study Abroad
Class Standing at Time of Enrollment:
1 first semester freshman, 1.5 second semester freshman, 2 first semester sophomore, 2.5 second semester sophomore, 3 first semester junior, 3.5 second semester junior
Fields of Study:
Program Language(s):
Minimum Semesters of
Language Study Required
(Yale or equivalent)
4 Semesters
Housing Options:
Program Structure:
Study center-based
Program Description:
Program Overview

The Washington University: France for the Pre-Med intensive summer program is designed for students interesWash Uted in French language and cultural studies as well as pre-medical studies. The program aims at total immersion into life in France, while providing students with the opportunity to experience first-hand the French medical system. Going into its sixteenth season, France for the Pre-Med can accommodate students in a broad spectrum of health-related fields and special interests. Aside from Washington University in St. Louis, participating universities have included Brandeis, Binghamton, Brown, Carnegie Mellow, Hope College,  Johns Hopkins, Oberlin, California-Berkeley, MIT, Michigan-Ann Arbor, Virginia, Wisconsin and Yale. Students who meet course prerequisites (two years of college level French or the equivalent) can register for classes and live with a French Family in Nice, France near the Italian border. Geographically, historically and culturally, this dynamic city has much to offer the summer student.

Important Note: Students who wish to use language courses abroad towards Yale's language requirement, or to place into a higher level upon return, may need to take a placement exam, or other assessment, when they return to campus in the fall.  Please see the language department for additional information about this requirement.




Application Process

Applying to study abroad through a designated (non-Yale) program is a simultaneous two-step process:

  1. Application for Admission into Program/University: Apply directly to the university or program abroad that you would like to attend. You can access that application and deadline information from the program's website. Please note that program application deadlines may be earlier or later than the application to apply for Yale credit.
  2. Application for Summer Abroad Credit for Designated (non-Yale) Programs: To earn general Yale credit for a non-Yale program, you must also complete the Summer Abroad Credit for Designated (non-Yale) Programs application by the deadline:

Summer Abroad Deadline: March 1st

Important: If you plan to use International Summer Award (ISA) funding for this program, you must be earning Yale credit. This means that you must complete both:

  • Summer Abroad Credit for Designated (non-Yale) Programs application by March 1st
  • International Summer Award application by May 1st

Before Applying

Review the Summer Abroad Credit for Designated (non-Yale) Programs website to learn more about the application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.

Visit the Helpful Resources page to:

  • Schedule a meeting with a study abroad adviser
  • Read program reports from Yale students who have studied abroad
  • Sign up for the Study Abroad Newsletter
  • Access the CIPE calendar of events
  • Download the Study Abroad Handbook

Dates and Deadlines:
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.
Read the program description to learn more about the application process.