Study Abroad in Cannes, France

Study Abroad in Cannes: Academics

Academic Programs

Courses include: art history, drama, French cinema, French language, management, political science, sociology

Program Options

This program is designed for students wishing to begin or strengthen their language skills in French and take seminars on French culture and civilization taught in French and English. A French language course is required. Then choose up to three seminars for a maximum of 18 credits (12 credits is the minimum course load). 15 credits is the regular course load.

The language course carries a recommended 9 semester credits and meets for 15 hours per week. French is offered at several levels from beginner to advanced. All students take a placement test at the beginning of the program. The results of the test determine the most appropriate course level for you. Seminar courses, taught in English or French, are recommended for 3 semester credits. Students wishing to take seminars taught in French must place into Upper Intermediate French (Intermédiaire II, French level B1.1) or higher.

No AIFS participant is permitted to take a course without receiving a letter grade. Pass/Fail options are not available.

Session/Term Credits Requirements
Fall or Spring Semester up to 18 2.5 GPA

Campus International de Cannes

Founded in 1931, the Campus International de Cannes is a private institution of higher learning that draws students from around the world. The Campus International, with a student population of around 1,700, was founded on the principles of international harmony and tolerance, with the express purpose of introducing foreign students to the French language and culture. The campus has 22 classrooms, a theater, a small recreational room, a volleyball court, a sun terrace and a magnificent courtyard where the beautiful flowers change according to the season. It is situated on spacious grounds next to the Mediterranean Sea and is within walking distance of the Old Port and city center.