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Study Abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France - Overview
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About Aix-en-Provence: In the heart of Provence, Aix-en-Provence is 30 kilometers inland from the Mediterranean sea. Known affectionately as Aix (pronounced "X"), the city benefits from the generous Provencal climate and its proximity to both the beaches and the mountains. Home to Paul Cézanne and Emile Zola, Aix reveals a history of grandeur at every twist and turn. Today, its bustling student population ensures that Aix stays at the forefront of culture and maintains a lively nightlife scene.
About University Paul Cézanne - Aix-Marseille III: The University Paul Cézanne - Aix-Marseille III is one of France's oldest and most respected academic institutions. Abroadco students attend classes at the University's Institut d'Etudes Françaises pour Etudiants Etrangers (IEFEE), only a few minutes from Aix's famed Cours Mirabeau. The IEFEE is housed in the Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède, a rich example of Aix's architectual heritage. The Institute welcomes one thousand students annually, from 60 different countries.
About Institute for American Universities: The Institute for American Universities (IAU) was founded in 1957 under l’Université d’Aix-Marseille. The IAU is one of the oldest and largest study abroad programs in Europe. The Aix Center, allows students to suplement their French courses with electives in English. The Marchutz school is also taught in English and has studio art and art history courses available to students.