Pau, France—Study Abroad

University of Pau

Program is offered through the University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC). The University of Pau offers an extraordinary opportunity to study the French language intensively, to take courses in other disciplines and to experience student life at a French university.

Located in the Béarn region of the Atlantic Pyrenees in southwestern France, Pau is a picturesque town. It offers spectacular scenery and a temperate climate year round with easy access to both the Pyrenees Mountains and the Atlantic coast, and is only two hours away from Spain.

Course Information

The Pau program offers an intensive language approach that allows you to complete up to one and a half years of university language coursework in one semester. Additional courses in subjects such as literature, political science, film, culture and art history are taught in English or French. Courses are too numerous to list here. See USAC for your class options.

The Pau program has a Resident Director who is responsible for the overall operations of the program abroad: securing appropriate student housing, hiring outstanding faculty, organizing exciting field trips and optional tours and overseeing your general well-being.