Study French in Angers, France

Immerse yourself in French culture for up to a full year by participating in the Angers Program. Start your year with an optional, month-long French language session, followed by coursework in language and related studies.

Not able to commit to a year? Consider a single semester, or the one-month summer program.

The Angers Program is open to any student enrolled at Saint Mary’s in good standing. There are 4 levels of French language instruction – beginner, elementary, intermediate and advanced – and a variety of course offerings.

  • One Month = 6.0 Credits

  • One Semester = 15.0 Credits

  • A full academic year = 30.0 Credits 

  • September + Full Academic Year = 36.0 Credits

All credits are recognized by Saint Mary’s University. Cost varies depending on length of the stay

To learn more, visit the program website, then make an appointment with the program coordinator (Dr Jean-Jacques Defert, Department of Modern Languages and Classics - or 902-420-5810) or with our exchange advisor ( or 902-496-8725).