Short-Term (Includes J-Term, May Term and Non-Summer Intensive Months)
Liberal Arts & Business
Study abroad in the south of France while participating in an American form of university education. Choose from a wide range of electives in subjects from business to communication, art history to psychology, education to humanities. Most elective courses are taught in English, allowing you to take full advantage of IAU College’s offerings.
Put your French skills to use and immerse into local culture while gaining the hands-on experience that employers value! The Study + Internship program in Aix-en-Provence allows you to make steady progress toward your academic degree while developing practical skills in fields such art, art history, business, communication, education, journalism, history, museum studies, sustainability, tourism, and more. The program incorporates a professional internship placement into your semester abroad. This internship program is designed for students at a high-intermediate and above French language level; courses are taught in English and French. Four semesters of French language are required for internship placements; students with intermediate French language skills will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Immerse into French language and culture as you attend class alongside other international students. Choose from a range of electives that deepen your understanding of French culture and complement your language learning.
IAU’s Marchutz School of Art offers a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to studio art for students from a range of art backgrounds and experiences. Off-site visits enhance the studio art curriculum and enhance immersion into local culture.
Improve your French skills in a short amount of time in this intensive summer language program. Spend the morning learning French and spend your afternoons practicing your new language skills as you explore Aix-en-Provence.
This traveling seminar allows you to explore a variety of Mediterranean sites and eras, from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Visit iconic sites like Pompeii and Olympia, led by local guides and experts in the fields of history, art history, and archaeology.
As you visit local vineyards to gain a greater understanding of the business of wine, we’ll emphasize the branding, production, marketing, and selling of wine. You’ll explore various cultural sites in France and Spain and attend special lectures on winemaking and food pairing, led by master chefs and sommeliers.