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|Restrictions:||UK applicants only|
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|Experience Type:||Study Abroad||Area of Study:||French Language, French Studies|
|Course Language:||French||Minimum Language Requirement:||4 semesters|
|Housing Options:||Residence Hall||Eligibility:||1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate|
|Minimum GPA:||2||Student Type:||Both undergraduate and graduate students|
|Advisor:||http://www.uky.edu/international/the_team||UK Travel Medical Insurance:||Provided by program partner|
Experience Paris II
Visit www.kiis.org for more information about this program
- Students will earn transfer credit from Western Kentucky University. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Western Kentucky University. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school. However, the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Education Abroad Academic Credit website.
Available Courses for 2014
- The Cultural Heritage of Paris (FREN 323 French Civilization an Culture) (UK Equivalency = FR 3--- Departmental Credit at the 300+ Level)
- French Theatre in Performance (FREN 426 French Literature of the Twentieth Century) (UK Equivalency = FR 470G Topical Seminar I)
- Survey of French Literature II (FREN 326)
- French Diction and Pronunciation (FREN 328) (UK Equivalency = FR 310 French Phonetics)
- War, Literature, Film (FREN 499 Advanced Studies in French)
- The Art of Ecology (FREN 399 Advanced Studies in French)
- PRIOR to participating in this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF) for all courses listed above with a UK Equivalency. The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in the application materials.
- Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the Education Abroad at UK office. Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate the transfer of credits to UK.
- All students will be enrolled in ISP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) during their term abroad.
Housing & Meals
- Students will be housed in the international residence hall in the Latin Quarter in Paris.
- Breakfast and a meal allowance will be provided. Participants will be responsible for one meal a day on their own.
Scholarships & Financial Aid
- Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination.
Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.
The Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline for application materials is March 1 for Summer/Fall programs and October 1 for Spring/Winter programs.
- KIIS awards scholarships of $500 - $750 for specific programs. Additionally, KIIS offers a $100 discount for early applications. Visit the KIIS Scholarship website for more information.
For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the Education Abroad at UK Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.
- Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to Education Abroad at UK and one to KIIS. For the KIIS application, visit the KIIS website.
- Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Fees and Policies" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).
Passport & Visa Requirements
- Participants must have a passport valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of return to the U.S. The Wildcat Passport Acceptance Facility, in the UK Student Center, accepts U.S. Passport applications. For more information about U.S. Passport applications please visit the U.S. Department of State website.
Travel Medical Insurance
For More Information
For additional information about this program, please contact:
- EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall
- EA Advisors assist students according to academic major. To find your EA Advisor, visit the EA Contact website.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer 2||2015||02/15/2015 **||Rolling Admission||06/30/2015||08/03/2015|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.