Study Abroad

Hofstra in France

Program Description

Hofstra in France Program
July 3-August 4, 2019

The Hofstra in France Program offers the unique opportunity to earn academic credits in French language and literature while experiencing the artistic and literary richness of Paris and the beauty of the French Riviera.

Program Highlights

  • Complete distribution courses taught in English. (LT/CC),
  • Complete your language requirement.
  • Take classes for your French major or minor, and even take courses with an individual honors option.
  • Learn about arts and literature in Paris through guided visits of museums and/or writers’ houses.
  • Spend ten days in Nice, on the French Riviera, and discover Monaco.

Program Details


Hofstra in France Program
July 3 – August 4, 2019

Students from Hofstra and other universities are encouraged to apply.

Program Costs*

The program fee of $5,500 covers:

  • Round-trip airfare (New York-Paris/ Nice-New York)
  • In Paris: Subway passes, accommodations ( hotel)◦Some meals (minimum of two dinners a week),excursions to a variety of sights and museums in and around Paris
  • During the last week on the Riviera: Transportation to Nice, lodging with families, excursions to museums/excursion sites in Nice, visit to Monaco, farewell dinner

In addition to the program fee, students pay standard Hofstra tuition and fees for six (6) credits

*The program fee quote above is based on last year’s program and is subject to change.

Application Information
For an application, please visit and click on “Study Abroad Applications” under the “Useful Resources” tab.  Download and complete the Hofstra in France application and the four (4) necessary forms.  Bring the completed application, necessary forms and $500 nonrefundable deposit receipt to the Office of Study Abroad Programs, 107 Roosevelt Hall, South Campus, by March 7, 2019.  Early application is strongly advised in order to secure a place

For further information about the Program, please contact:
Dr. Sabine Loucif, Program Director
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
308A Calkins Hall
107 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Telephone: (516) 463-6572
Email:  Sabine.Loucif[at]

Available Courses


Hofstra in France Program
July 3 – August 4, 2019

Choose two (2) courses from among the following ***

Courses in French:

FREN 1: Elementary French 1           (3 s.h.)
FREN 2: Elementary French 2           (3 s.h.)
FREN 3: Intermediate French 1         (3 s.h.)
FREN 4: Intermediate French 2         (3 s.h.)
FREN 109 or 110: Advanced Conversation and Culture (3 s.h.)
FREN 142: Readings in French         (3 s.h.)

Courses in English:

FRLT 43: (LT/CC) Decolonizing the Mind: Contemporary Literature From Africa, Southeast Asia and the Caribbean (3 s.h.)
RLLT 102: (LT) Postmodern Fiction in Romance Languages (3 s.h.)

Hofstra in France