Pre-Departure Info

The information on these Pre-Departure pages is intended for students already accepted to the program.  

Please read these pages carefully as they include important information on policies, procedures and forms required prior to your departure for France.  

Staff on the Wellesley Campus are available to answer your questions regarding the pre-departure process.

Wellesley-in-Aix Staff on the Wellesley College Campus

Hélène Bilis is the Campus Director of the Wellesley-in-Aix program and Associate Professor of French in Wellesley's French department. She is the liaison between program staff in Aix-en-Provence and Wellesley's French department. Professor Bilis specializes in early modern literature and culture, with a focus on theatrical works and institutions, and their connection to 17th- and 18th -century developments in political power. 

For questions related to administrative or logistical aspects of the program, students are invited to contact or visit Wellesley's Office of International Study.