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Applications for Fall 2024, Academic Year 2024-2025 and Spring 2025 are now open.


The Fall 2024 semester will run from September 1, 2024 to December 20, 2024. Spring 2025 dates are TBD. 

Application Deadlines

  • 2/26/2024

    Fall 2024 and Full year 2024-25

  • 9/23/2024

    Spring 2025

***** Late applications accepted until March 1st


  • Minimum Overall GPA: 2.7 (B-) *Higher GPA may be required for certain Paris Universities
  • Minimum French GPA: 2.7 (B-) * Higher level may be required for certain Paris Universities
  • 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 to apply for a student 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 2024-25 should be addressed to Professor Martine Guyot-Bender, HiF Resident Director (2024-25), at mguyotb@hamilton.edu



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