Bordeaux-Before-Aix

Bordeaux-Before-Aix (available to Wellesley College students, by nomination only)

Bordeaux-Before-Aix is an intensive immersive three-week summer program in French language and culture in the historic city of Bordeaux, France. During 3 weeks in August, students earn 1 unit credit in the program in preparation for study in the Wellesley-in-Aix program. Students typically live with host families and attend 22 hours of class per week, followed by excursions, culinary workshops, and free time to discover the city and the beautiful region of the French Atlantic coast. For details, contact Prof. Hélène Bilis (French Dept.). Deadline to apply for August 2022: April 1, 2022. For students who receive financial aid, the cost of the program is added to the financial aid budget.