To apply, all students must create an account and a profile through Via-TRM. 
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Application Deadlines

  • 2/27/2023

    Fall 2023 and Full year 2023-24

  • 9/25/2023

    Spring 2024


  • Minimum Overall GPA: 2.7 (B-) *Higher GPA may be required for certain Paris Universities (e.g., Paris 1; Sciences Po)
  • Minimum French GPA: 2.7 (B-)
  • Language Requirement: Four semesters of French *Five semesters or higher is required for certain Paris Universities (e.g., Sorbonne Universté; Université de Paris-Cité)
  • Valid Passport: Students must have (or be in the process of obtaining) a passport valid until at least 6 months after the end of the program. Apply immediately if needed as  delays at this time are extremely long and a valid passport is mandatory for the visa.  

Hamilton in France is designed for students enrolled at accredited colleges and universities during the junior year or first semester of senior year (seniors please inquire early). Enrollment in a French class the semester prior to departure is strongly recommended, and is mandatory for students below the fifth level.

Application Process

Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until capacity is reached. To retain enrollment, students must pay a $600 deposit within 14 days of acceptance.

Questions about eligibility or the application process should be addressed to senior HiF coordinator Taylor Burdette in Clinton, NY at hif@hamilton.edu

Questions about academics 2023-24 should be addressed to Professor Martine Guyot-Bender, HiF Supervisor (2022-23) at mguyotb@hamilton.edu



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