Program Administrator: 
OUS (Oregon University System)
Location: 

For over twenty years, Oregon students have studied on this exchange program in the cosmopolitan city of Lyon. Nestled in the Rhône-Alps region of southeastern France, Lyon is the nation's third largest city. With a population exceeding one million and in close proximity to Switzerland and Italy, Lyon holds the status of a major European cultural, research, and trade center. Founded by the Romans over 2,000 years ago, Lyon is also known for being the center of the silk industry during the Renaissance and of the French Resistance in World War II. Experience the historic and contemporary vibrancy of a city filled with museums, theaters, monuments, and restaurants. Students enjoy the support of an experienced full-time Resident Director in the Centre Oregon in Lyon.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
French
Class Format: 
Classes with Host-Country and International Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Host Family
Apartment
Requirement: 

Minimum 2.75 GPA. For the year-long program, you need two years of college level French with a GPA of 3.00 or higher; if you wish to take courses outside of the Language Institute and in the regular French university, you need three years of college level French. For the fall business option, you must be a Business major or minor and have one year of French (or the equivalent).

Application Deadlines: 
Program Details: 

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Program Costs: 

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Academic Emphasis: 
Art
Biology
Botany
Business Admin.
Chemistry
Computer Sci.
Education
French
Geography
Management
Marketing
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Speech Comm.
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies
Country: 
France