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CIEE-Rennes: Liberal Arts


Program Location Rennes, France
Sponsor CIEE
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 31009
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2018 01/07/18 to 05/19/18
Current Program Dates
Fall 2017 08/21/17 to 12/21/17

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Eligibility Housing
Program Costs Financial Aid
Deadline Returnee Info
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Overview
CIEE-Rennes: Liberal Arts
Universite Haute Bretagne in Rennes
CIEE Rennes offers students the opportunity to improve their French language proficiency, to gain a greater understanding of French culture and lifestyles and to be fully integrated into the student life at the University of Haute Bretagne.

Rennes, the capital of Brittány, is two hours west of Paris by train. With its young population of 60,000 students, Rennes is a perfect setting for study in France. Just two hours west of Paris by train, Rennes is the capital of Brittany. Economically very dynamic, the city is known as a center for technology. The city offers an excellent variety of cultural events, with its national theater, opera, orchestra, numerous cinemas, soccer stadium, and skating rink. Rennes provides students the opportunity to learn the distinct Celtic traditions particular to this region of France.

The CIEE study center is located within the humanities division of the University of Haute Bretagne (UHB), which offers courses in twelve academic departments. UHB has an enrollment of about 22,000 students and the campus is one mile northwest of the city center.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:CIEE.

Eligibility

CIEE-Rennes: Liberal Arts
Take a walk in Rennes!

The program is open to any Purdue undergraduate student who has reached sophomore standing (completed two full semesters of university) by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

In addition to an overall GPA of 2.5, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA in their French coursework.

GPA Requirement: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: 4 Sem French

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Housing

Housing and all meals are included in the program fee. During the program, students live in French homes, either in Rennes or in a close suburb.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Please note:  The housing costs listed below include meals.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2018

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$14,303.00
Study Abroad Fee$914.00
Housing$3,080.00
Insurance$167.00
Program Discount for Purdue Students- $1,000.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Program Specific Insurance$102.00
Round-trip Airfare$1,200.00
Local Transportation$200.00
Visa$575.00
Books and Supplies$200.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$2,900.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

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

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

After paying the study abroad deposit, participants will need to complete a program application which will be forwarded to the head office of CIEE. Students will be notified directly by CIEE about their acceptance into the program.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
CIEE-Rennes: Liberal Arts
Rennes' Vieux Quartier

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

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