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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, French Housing Options: Residence Hall
Areas of Study: Cultural Studies, French Program Type: *UWL-Exchange*
Admin Fees: Yes Financial Aid Eligible: Yes
Program Description:

Location: Nancy, France
Official Language: French
Courses Taught in: French
Population: 2.346 million 
Campus size: 55,000 (estimated)
Interesting Facts: 
NOTE: This program is recommended only for students who have an
advanced level of French language.
  1. Meet with a Study Abroad Advisor
  2. Meet with your academic advisor to discuss courses
  3. Complete the study abroad application process*
  4. Pay UWL resident tuition
  5. Pay housing and meals to the host institution abroad
  6. Spend your semester or academic year in France!
*NOTE: students MUST first start the UWL study abroad
application process. Students can ONLY start the University
of Lorraine application process after our office nominates them. 
Students will need to apply for a student visa prior to departure. 
Students should start this process as soon as they receive their acceptance
letter from their host institution as this process can be lengthy. 
Get more visa information @ Campus FranceCampus France USA, and/or at the
University of Lorraine's Visa web page. You can also get more information about
traveling to France @Travel.State.Gove-France

NOTE: UWL DOES NOT arrange student visas. Students are required to
independently arrange for their student visa and need to be aware that this is
a TIME SENSITIVE requirement that will include an additional out-of-pocket cost.
On-campus housing and apartments are available. Click here to
learn more about all the accommodation options offer at UL. 

NOTE: UL is closed during the summer; therefore, students
need to make sure they make their housing arrangement with 
UL in a timely manner before they close for their summer vacation.

Students who are interested in renting private apartments are
responsible for finding their own accommodation.

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  • French Language courses and 
  • Courses taught in French and/or English (limited) in Cultural Studies
Courses may vary depending on the year or term. Get the most updated
information  @Université de Lorraine and/or @Brochure

Note: Fall semester final exams at UL might over lap with UWL spring semester.
However, students can still participate in a fall semester abroad at UL, but might
need to complete online assignments, tests, and/or submit papers once back home
to complete their fall semester at UL.

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  • 2.5 GPA.
  • Sophomore status at start of program.
  • Good academic standing.
  • Good disciplinary record on campus. 
  • Students need to be recommended by a UWL
    French language faculty.
  • Students need to be comfortable working independently.   
Students who are interested in studying abroad, but do not meet
eligibility requirements, are encouraged to make an appointment
with an education abroad advisor. We will assess each situation on a
case-by-case basis.
Fall: Mid-September to Mid-December.                                                                          
Spring: Mid-January to Late-May                         
Credits: 12-18

NOTE: Some final exams might take place after the semester has ended. 
Mid-September to Late-May                                              
Credits: 24-36

NOTE: Some final exams might take place after the semester has ended. 


Students will pay ONLY UWL resident tuition while abroad, even if the student is currently paying out-of-state tuition at UWL. Students need to be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credits hours. Please refer to the Budget Sheet at the top of this online brochure for more information.
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 03/01/2019 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.