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Hamilton in France

Gena Hasburgh
315-859-4201
315-859-4222 (fax)

A Complete Cultural and Linguistic Immersion Program

The integrated academic, linguistic and cultural components of the Hamilton in France program allow students to progress in their academic discipline, acquire excellent linguistic proficiency and be more informed citizens of the world.
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Year and Fall Deadline: February 28
Spring Deadline: September 15

Paris, with its diverse urban population and rich variety of cultural activities, is our campus.

Academic program exclusively in French

Students pledge to speak only French with others in the program. This pledge is one of the features that distinguishes Hamilton in France from most other American programs in France.

Courses of study

Hamilton in France attracts students from all academic disciplines who are considering careers in government and non-profit agencies, international business, foreign service, teaching, medicine, the arts and law. More ...

Individualized advising and personal attention

With advice from the director, each student designs an individualized program of studies to meet specific academic requirements and to promote intellectual growth and curiosity. More ...

Orientations in Biarritz and Paris

Biarritz, a popular Atlantic coast resort town, sits at the entrance to Basque Country and faces the mountains of Spain. Its rolling surf and relaxed atmosphere help create a smooth transition to life in France and to new friendships. Spring orientation, which includes a long excursion, takes place in Paris. More ...

Homestays with French families

Thanks to our homestays, Hamilton in France students are insiders rather than outside observers. Students and their host families discuss, in French, topics from the serious to the mundane. Staying in French-speaking homes is an integral part of the linguistic and cultural experience of Hamilton in France. More ...

Excursions throughout France included

Hamilton in France offers a full program of weekend excursions in various regions of France and cultural and co-curricular group activities in or around Paris. The costs are included in the general tuition and fees. In addition, each semester students are reimbursed with a small stipend to explore the local cultural. More ...

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