If you have questions about this program, email the program leader listed below.

A Taste of France - Exploration of French Cuisine, Food Production, Small Business and Culture

Program Details

The arrangements for the travel, housing, meals, excursions and course content of this program have been made by the leader. Questions about this program can only be answered by the program leader listed below.

Program Type Departmental
Program Location French Riviera, Avignon, Lyon, Reims, Paris, France
Course # SA 21238
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
Summer 2023 05/09/23 to 05/18/23

Program Leader
Purdue University
Rm 104 Agriculture Administration Building (AGAD)
West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-1168

Phone: 765-494-6876
Fax: 765-494-9613
Email: AgAbroad@purdue.edu
Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Program Description


  • France | May 9-18, 2023
  • Credits: AGEC 49800 – 3 credits
  • Cost for 2023: $5100 which includes airfare, international medical insurance, housing, some meals, admission fees, transportation in country and 3 credits. It does not include some meals, transportation to/from Indianapolis airport, personal expenses or souvenirs. 

Andy Oppy
Todd Kuethe

Get a taste of France while exploring Nice, Monaco, Provence, Lyon and Paris. Topics of study include local agricultural practices, small-scale sustainable food production, food-marketing, and international competition. Throughout the course, students will meet with various local producers and companies to learn about the production, marketing, and distribution of select local and international products. Although the program’s primary goals are academic, a wide array of cultural activities will be included throughout the trip to give students a wider appreciation of the food, history and culture of France.?

This program is FULL for Summer 2023.

Callout: September 28, 2022 - 6:00 PM - KRAN 758  ZOOM RECORDING  POWERPOINT SLIDES


Program Cost

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

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