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

Location: Normandy, France
Official Language: French
Classes taught in: French and English (limited)
Population: 3,450,388
Campus size: 29,000 on 6 campuses
Interesting Facts: Location of the D-Day landings of 1944 -Visit
the cemeteries and memorials along the D-Day beaches! Also site
of the island monastery of Mont St-Michel.
  1. Meet with a Education 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!
*Students MUST first start the UWL study abroad application
process. Students can ONLY start UniCaen's application process after
our office has nominated 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
UniCaen'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
TIME SENSITIVE requirement that will include an additional out-of-pocket cost.
On-campus housing and host-family options available.
Students who would like to request a host-family should notify both
Caen and the UWL IEE office during the application process.

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  • French Language courses and 
  • Courses taught in the following fields:
    • French Cultural Studies 
    • History 
Note: Courses may vary depending on the year or term.
Get up-to-date information @ UniCaen.
  • 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 a Education abroad advisor. We will assess each situation on a
case-by-case basis.
Fall: Late-August to Mid-December.                                                                          
Spring: Mid-January to Late-May                         
Credits: 12-18
Mid-August to Late-May                                                                         
Credits: 24-36
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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.
Mont Michael
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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.