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Study Abroad in Paris

The French program recommends the European Studies Association Program in Paris.

Visit the ESA website for more information.

CSU International Program

California State University International Program
The California State University has an excellent International Program (IP) with study abroad opportunities for students at over 25 locations throughout the world. CSUSB course credits are available.  CSUSB Financial Aid does apply.

Web Site: California State University International Programs in France

Additional information and application materials may be obtained from the Center for International Studies and Programs available on the 3rd floor of Center for Global Innovation (CGI), (909) 537-3944 or

Scholarships available

A Department scholarship may be available.  Deadline is early March.

Apply early!

French Summer School 


Six weeks beginning in June. Check the University Lyon site for exact dates. 


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For current price of program, visit the university Lyon site.  Price includes:

  • 35h of French Course, 35h of French Culture (each courses 5 credits)
  • Different excursions as a two-day trip to the Mediterranean
  • Accommodation in a studio with their own bathroom and kitchen
  • Breakfast, lunches
  • Transport in the city

Required Level of French Proficiency

The minimum level in French is A2 (CEFR) or in ACTFL Standards: Intermediate Mid in Reading/Listening and Intermediate Low in Writing/Speaking. [CEFR-ACTFL Scales Comparison]

If you complete a French Placement Exam at CSUSB, the results include your approximate level in ACTFL standards.


French Summer School Application

More Info

Ms. Chantal Ortillez