The programs in France are a unique opportunity for students to
immerse themselves in a foreign language and culture, visit world
renowned sites and understand better the global dimensions of
today's world. Scholarships are available.
Summer Program in France
St. John's students, whether they are language majors or not, can
take advantage of language and culture courses offered every summer
for credit in France. Courses are taught by an experienced St.
John's University professor. The faculty member will also be
available to advise students and help them adjust to the new
culture. For dates, costs and a list of courses offered, please
contact the Office of Study Abroad Program.
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Semester/Year in France
Students who are French majors or minors can spend an entire
semester/year studying at a French university for full immersion in
the targeted language and culture, and for credits towards their
undergraduate degree at St. John’s. Courses may be conducted in the
foreign language or in English.
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Internship Abroad Programs
In addition, French majors and minors can participate in
internship programs in France through the Trans-Atlantic
Student Internship Program (TASIP), as well as in the New York
area. Internships are selected to correspond to the student's field
of interest and specialty. Scholarships for internships are
Service Learning in the South of
During the summer, an exciting service learning experience
in the Drome Provence region in the south of France is now
available to St. John's students under the auspices of the French
government. The program enables students to live, work, and have
fun in a real French environment. Participants contribute to a
restoration project at the ancient mediaeval monastery of Ste Croix
in the morning, and engage in cultural and sports activities as
well as political and cultural debates in the afternoon.
Study Abroad, Service Learning and
Prof. Zoe Petropoulou
Diane Paravazian, M.A.