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Nantes Program

The Nantes Program is offered on a rotating basis, and is planned to be offered for the Summer 2022 Semester.

Next Informational Session: October/November 2021

Please contact the Department of World Languages and Cultures at 707-826-3226 or wlc@humboldt.edu, or Joseph Diémé at jcd34@humboldt.edu for information.

Program Overview

The Nantes Program in France is an intense 10-week summer immersion French language and culture program. Students live in university dorms with other French students, take classes five days a week, participate in service learning activities with local organizations, and participate in various academic visits to outstanding cultural sites in France. This program meets the International Residence requirement for French & International Studies majors.


The Nantes Summer Program is a comprehensive, all-services included semester abroad:

  • Housing in the university dorms with local French students
  • Weekly in-town and overnight cultural excursions
  • Classes at the Université de Nantes with native speakers
  • Twelve units of French
  • Two meals a day
  • Travel, housing and food during excursions