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  • Locations: Grenoble, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: BU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language Prerequisite: Yes Housing Options: Dormitory, Homestay
Language of Instruction: French Program Type: External Providers' Program
Program Meets Bethel Residency Requirement: No Minimum GPA: 2.5
Eligibility by Grade Level: 2-sophomore, 3-junior Areas of Study: French, Missional Ministries, Sociocultural Studies
Program Name: AIFS Open to all majors: Yes
Gen Ed Tags: Z-tag Cross-Cultural Experience
Program Description:

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Intensive French Language
Spend a semester or academic year in Grenoble, France with AIFS. You’ll earn up to 15 credits per semester through the Intensive French Language Program at the Université Grenoble Alpes. Courses are taught in English and French, with no prior French studies required. 

Students can take a service learning component in addition to the standard courses. Volunteer opportunities include designing and running English language workshops for French high school students or French undergraduate students. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including:
  • Guided city walks
  • Visits to local museums
  • French cooking classes
  • A ride on the famous cable cars over the city
  • Hiking trips
  • Language exchange with French students
  • Day trips to Lyon and Annecy
  • 3-day trip to Provence
  • 4-day trip to Paris.

Optional excursions include a 2-day visit to Vercors (fall only) and a 2-day trip to an Alpine resort (spring only).
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 08/15/2021 08/15/2021 09/29/2021 12/18/2021
Spring 2022 12/15/2021 12/15/2021 01/24/2022 04/23/2022
Fall 2022 05/01/2022 05/14/2022 TBA TBA
Fall 2023 04/01/2023 05/01/2023 TBA TBA