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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type(s): Homestay Home Campus: Non-U of U, U of U: Utah Campus
Credit Type: Undergraduate U of U Language(s) of Instruction: French
Minimum Language Prerequisite: Advanced English Language Fluency, Beginning Host Language Badge Opportunities: Language Immersion
Eligibility: Course Prerequisite(s), Good Academic & Judicial Standing, Minimum Age: 18 Pre-departure Requirements: Learning Abroad 101, Pre-Departure Orientation, Participation Requirements for Learning Abroad, Post-Decision Health Assessment, Pre & Post Commitments
Program Description:

Intensive French Ribbon SU17

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Students will take courses at the Centre Universitaire d'Etudes Françaises (Cuef) in Grenoble. The Cuef is one of the best academic programs in France for French as a foreign language. It is an ideal setting for students to learn and practice basic French language skills. The Cuef also offers a selection of more advanced topics.  Grenoble could not be better situated, with the Alps, Provence, the Mediterranean, and even Switzerland and Italy easily accessible.  


  • Available credit(s): 6-8 credits
  • Applicants are required to enroll in 2 of the program courses
    • Please consult with your Faculty Director and Academic Advisor to determine course enrollment
  • Click on the Courses Offered link above for more information, including prerequisites


  • The Centre Universitaire d'Etudes Françaises offers dynamic excursions to regional cities such as Lyon as well as many outdoor adventures. Some activities are free, whereas others are at an additional cost to the student. Excursions will not be included in the billable program cost. Students will be able to opt into excursions on-site.  
  • Potential activities include:
    • White water rafting 
    • Hiking
    • Museums
    • City visits
    • Exploring the Alps


In addition to taking classes, students enrich their time abroad by participating in Learning Abroad Badge opportunities such as, Career Development, Language Immersion, Research Experience, and Community Engagement:
Badge Opportunities
The Learning Abroad Badges listed in the Fact Sheet above are included in this program. Some programs offer opportunities to earn additional Learning Abroad Badges through independent options.  Students interested in earning multiple Learning Abroad Badges can participate in the Global U Program and receive special recognition at graduation.
This program automatically earns the Language Immersion Badge:
  • As part of the program, students concentrate on improving language skills and understanding the interaction between culture and language.  
  • Students will have the opportunity to practice using these skills in a variety of authentic and challenging settings.


  • Jerry Root
    • Associate Professor of French
    • College of Humanities


  • See Housing Type(s) above
  • Participants are required to use the program housing facilities
  • Housing is included in the program cost


  • Click on the Budget Sheet link above for information about ESTIMATED costs
  • Participants should read the full Withdrawal Penalty Policy BEFORE applying
  • Scholarships are available for Degree-Seeking, University of Utah students
  • Financial Aid might apply, visit your Financial Aid Counselor for more information


The Learning Abroad Handbook outlines the University of Utah's eligibility requirements, financial policies, conduct standards, administrative procedures, academic expectations, as well as visa and passport guidelines for Learning Abroad Programs. ALL participants are subject to the rules and regulations in the Learning Abroad Handbook. It is every participant's responsibility to read the Learning Abroad Handbook and contact Learning Abroad with any questions.

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