CEPA Foundation: Strasbourg - EU Studies Semester Abroad Program
Experience cultural diversity at its best while studying in the capital of Europe, located on the French and German border in the town of Strasbourg France.The EU Studies program is designed to be an interdisciplinary program, bridging a wide rang... read more
I learned a lot about the cultures of many European countries. It was very much worthwhile to me. A student - West Virginia University View Entire Review
I improved in the French language, I made a lot of friends, and I got to travel a lot in my free time. Anthony - Virginia Commonwealth University / VCU View Entire Review
I still have 2 months of the program left, but have had an incredible time here. I’ve traveled many places in Europe and have met some of the most amazing friends. The university has given me opportunities to grow academically in ways I don’t think my home university would have been able to do. A student - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself. I gained several life lessons that I will apply in the future. Finally, I got to experience different cultures. Elizabeth Crawford - West Virginia University View Entire Review
From this experience, I gained a new sense of confidence and independence that I will carry with me from now on. Being able to see the world and travel on my own has pushed me out of my comfort zone and allowed me to grow as a person. Hannah J - West Virginia University View Entire Review
I gained a lot being abroad alone, and having freedom in that sense. A student - Birmingham-Southern College View Entire Review
- being more independent to treat things around me, self-management skills - got self understanding for the future - learned european acdemic things (I was really impressed with European legal system) - met nice friends A student View Entire Review
This experience was definitely worthwhile, as I became more independent, more competent, and less self-conscious about my ability to enter, explore, and settle into a foreign place. I learned more about my own lifestyle and found new habits I want to introduce back home to live in a more enjoyable way. Hunter Wolff - University of Florida View Entire Review
Knowledge, language, tolerance A student - West Virginia State University View Entire Review
European perspectives and new cultures, and how to live in a foreign country A student - Strasbourg University / Université de Strasbourg View Entire Review
I learned a lot like on having to compromise and work with foreign students. It was worthwhile. Nicole C - Georgia State University View Entire Review
I gained an incredible global perspective, and it really has changed my life for the better Charlotte C - University of Virginia View Entire Review
I learned a lot about different cultures as I was able to travel to many different countries. A student - West Virginia University View Entire Review
It was a ideal setting to learn and experience French culture, close to Germany and other countries as well. It was an interesting experience to view the lifestyles of another culture over a long time and see what parts of your life that you never thought about might be able to be changed or improved by thinking about it differe... A student - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee View Entire Review
Definitely worthwhile. It is important to learn the local language and step out of your comfort zone. Cameron Geer - Georgia State University View Entire Review
I learned so many things about other cultures through the other international students I met in classes. It was fascinating to see the similarities and differences between education, and the way everybody lives in Europe. Andrea Crooks - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee View Entire Review
more about how i can trust myself to be independent. Allyna W - West Virginia University View Entire Review
I have learned so much about travel, the cultures, people from all over the world, and so much more. 100% worthwhile! A student - University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee View Entire Review
This experience was definitely worthwhile, and taught me a lot about myself that I was afraid to admit. I also learned so much about Europe that the history books did not include, and I must say it is intriguing to learn about a countries history while being able to visit the monumental areas. Shinnay Richards - Georgia State University View Entire Review
This was extremely worthwhile for me. I study political science at my home university and have always wanted to see how other political institutions work and how people interact with them. This program gave me that opportunity and much more. I was able to see the places I had written on my bucket list since I was young... my lif... Courtney Blinn - Birmingham-Southern College View Entire Review
I became more independent than I thought possible and I pushed myself out of my comfort zone every day. It was worthwhile. I am a happier and more confident individual now. A student - Birmingham-Southern College View Entire Review
i learned to work along side people with different values and perspectives. It was absolutely a worthwhile experience! Guy S - West Virginia University View Entire Review
Broadened experiences and great friends. It was absolutely worthwhile Alex A - Georgia State University View Entire Review
I enjoyed being in France and having many excursions planned for us, so we could easily learn about the city and history. This is not a cultural immersion program. Emma v - West Virginia University View Entire Review
Very worthwhile. Gained lots of exposure to other countries and cultures. A student - West Virginia University View Entire Review
The EU Studies program is designed to be an interdisciplinary program, bridging a wide range of courses together, including political science, economics, business, management, history, art, languages, literature and culture just to name a few.
This program is unique in that all courses are taught in the English language. Students may also choose from a broad range of courses offered by the University of Strasbourg. The program is open to both graduate and upper division undergraduate students from accredited institutions in the USA.
Host Univesity: University of Strasbourg, EM Business School
US Partner University*: West Virginia University (WVU)
Students from all accredited higher education institutions are welcome to apply.
Transcripts and credits are issued by the University of Strasbourg and WVU.
No application fees at CEPA Foundation.
* $1,000 Scholarships are available*
(* Georgia State University and Mercer University also have exchange agreements with the University of Strasbourg and students who apply to the EU Studies program through these schools will receive transcripts from these schools resepectively.)
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- European Studies
- Western European Studies
- French Language, Literature
- Legal Professions and Studies
- Legal Studies
- International Law
- International Relations
- Political Science and Government
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CEPA Foundation Scholarships
Two $1,000 scholarships are available each year to students, who are the first generation in their family studying at a university / college and participating in any CEPA Foundation semester abroad program.
Three $1,000 scholarships are available each year to qualified students participating in any CEPA Foundation semester abroad program.
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