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  • Locations: Pau, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Semester, Summer I, Summer II
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  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/03/2018 04/20/2018
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 08/29/2018 12/21/2018

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsor: Partner Program Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs): 1 - No Additional Fee
Areas of Study: Art History, Business, European Studies, Political Science Language of Instruction: English, French
Housing Type: Homestay, Residence Hall
Program Description:
 
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Study in Pau, France
  • Live in beautiful Pau, a city with a vibrant historical center and stunning views of the Pyrenees.
  • Take intensive French courses and practice your language skills daily with French students on campus, host families, and local community members.
  • Enjoy field trips to the Pyrenees, the French Basque Coast, and exciting cities like Bordeaux, Toulouse, and San Sebastian.
  • Choose the optional Paris/Loire Valley tour or the Normandy tour, and discover the history and culture of these regions.
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two 4-week summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
 French Language and European Studies

Language of Instruction
English/French
USAC is a non-profit organization that offers programs in 28 countries, with many locations unique for study abroad.
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SPU Partner Program: Tier 1

This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid. 

Cost: Tier 1 

For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost

Aid eligibility includes SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.

What's Included:
  • Tuition
  • USAC prearranged housing placement service
  • personalized pre-departure advising
  • immigration visa guidance
  • parental support and advisement
  • scholarship advising and assistance
  • transcript assistance
  • student health insurance
  • airport pick-up for those on the group flight
  • USAC mandatory orientation in Chengdu
  • host university student ID card
  • 24-hour local emergency staff support
  • program-organized field trips
  • local travel resources, tips, suggestions
  • volunteer opportunities 
What's Not Included: 
  • Airfare
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Confirmation Deposit: A $300 fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students every year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.
Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Provider Application Fees & Deposits (when applicable)
  • Passport
  • Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
  • Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at studyabroad@spu.edu.

For more information, contact SPU Study Abroad