Institute for American Universities (IAU) (Aix-en-Provence, France)https://www.iaufrance.org/
Institute for American Universities (IAU) is a university located in Aix-en-Provence, France offering 6 direct enrollment and exchange programs and 4 programs managed by an outside provider. Programs offered include Study Abroad, Internship, Volunteer, Intensive Language, and Research abroad programs.
The Institute for American Universities (IAU) is a school located in Aix-en-Provence, France offering courses in humanities, social sciences, art, and business as well as internships, volunteer opportunities, intensive language study, undergraduate and graduate research programs and field studies.
Students come from all over the US and other parts of the world. The School prides itself on the diversity of its course offerings in both languages, which enables students with any background in French language the ability to gain access to a study abroad experience. The multiple course offerings allow students to fulfill many of their general education requirements and complete major and minor requirements linked to areas in the humanities, social sciences, education, and the arts. Students find courses in subject areas such as psychology, political science, comparative literature, art history, studio art, business, economics, philosophy, education, history, archaeology, civilization, theatre, government and the French language from the beginning to the advanced levels. In addition, students who have an advanced level of French proficiency (at least the equivalent of 4 college semesters of the French language) are eligible to take and transfer credits from the University of Aix-Marseille.
Study Abroad with Institute for American Universities (IAU)
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Institute for American Universities (IAU) has been providing high quality study abroad opportunities for U.S. college and university students for over 52 years. It remains...
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Each January, IAU sponsors 3-4 week J-term Traveling Seminars across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. Students select a course of study to accompany the seminar w...
Summer Classes at our IAU College Center for Spanish Language and Culture.
Institute for American Universities (IAU) is pleased to offer an intensive summer program in Barcelona, Spain. Students will earn up to six academic credits (90 contact ho...
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The French Honors Program is designed for students with demonstrated advanced-level French (300 or above) who are interested in a comprehensive language and cultural immer...
Students spend a summer, semester or academic year at the Marchutz School of Fine Arts, a part of the Institute for American Universities (IAU) in Aix-en-Provence, France....
ABOUT AIX, AND PROVENCE Aix-en-Provence, located in the south of France, is known for its picturesque vistas, Mediterranean climate, and sense of history. The city boasts ...
Have you ever thought about studying in France, but you’ve never taken any French? Have you already taken a few years of French and really want to improve your language sk...
Aix is a very beautiful old town, rich in history and local tradition. Overlooked by hills and Mont Sainte Victoire, Aix lies in a natural basin and is famous for its foun...
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Founded in 123 B.C. and located near the Mediterranean Sea in Southern France, Aix-en-Provence has been called both a town of water and a town of art. Aside from attending...
This is a merit-based scholarship available to students with outstanding academic achievement. Students applying for this scholarship should have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Selected recipients receive up to $2,500 each semester. Summer recipients receive up to $1,500.
Up to $2,500
Students who enroll in a January term and a spring semester consecutively are eligible to receive a $500 grant credited to their spring invoice.*
Up to $500
IAU College’s Diversity Scholarship recognizes the academic achievement and potential of students who, through sharing their varied cultural perspectives, will enhance the education of all IAU students and the excellence of IAU College. Open to students who have been traditionally under-represented on study abroad programs. This group includes, but is not limited to, students identifying by a certain race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, disability, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnic origin or veteran status. It would also include first generation college students, students from low income families, and students with a history of overcoming adversity. Selected recipients receive up to $2,000 each semester. Summer recipients receive up to $1,000.
Up to $2,000
IAU College offers an endowed scholarship in honor of Dr. Constantin Christofides, retired Distinguished Professor of Humanities at IAU College. This is a merit-based scholarship available to semester and summer students majoring in art or art history. Students applying for this scholarship should have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Selected recipients receive up to $1,000 each semester. Summer recipients receive up to $500.
Up to $1,000
IAU offers two merit-based scholarships per semester and one per summer to students majoring in political science, international relations or global studies. Students applying for this scholarship should have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Selected recipients receive up to $2,000 each semester. Summer recipients receive up to $1,000.
Up to $2,000
IAU offers a $1,000 grant in honor of Dr. Herbert Maza, co-founder and first President of IAU, to qualified students who enroll for an academic year (two full semesters). The $1,000 scholarship will be applied against the student’s spring semester invoice. Depending on the billing arrangement IAU has with the student’s home institution, IAU will either credit the student’s spring semester invoice or provide the student with a check for $1,000 on-site. All students who spend a semester in Aix and maintain a 3.0 IAU GPA after their first semester will automatically qualify to receive the grant.
Up to $1,000
IAU College’s Presidential Scholarship is awarded to students with exceptional academic ability who also have demonstrated outstanding out-of-classroom and co-curricular involvement and leadership. Students applying for this scholarship should have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Selected recipients receive up to $5,000 each semester. Summer recipients receive up to $2,500.
Up to $5,000
In honor of Amos Booth, esteemed teacher, director, and second President of IAU College, IAU offers a merit-based scholarship to eligible semester students who have been accepted into the French Honors Program. Students applying for this scholarship should have a 3.5 GPA or higher. Selected recipients receive up to $1,500 each semester. Summer recipients receive up to $500.
Up to $1,500