The French Language & Culture program is an excellent option for students at all French language levels! Students take courses alongside other international students at their language level. This fully immersive program focuses on French conversation and phonetics and also gives students the opportunity to participate in thematic workshops such as: Business French, French History, French Cinema, etc. Each semester offers 20 hours of class per week, allowing students to obtain an Aix-Marseille University Diploma (D.U. of French Language & Culture) and 30 ECTS credits per semester.


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(in French)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures Recommended!

    French Language and Literature

  • Language and Culture Recommended!

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher

Special Application Instructions

Students with little to no French background do not need to submit a French language essay with their application. 

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

Students will take a placement test through Aix-Marseille to determine their language level on arrival. 

Students may not enroll in the SUFLE program alongside regular university courses. 

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