Summer in France

Program Dates:  Session 1: May 25 - June 15; Session 2: June 15 - July 3, 2015;   Apply Now - Application Available Below

State Department travel information for France:

Summer Abroad Information Resource - .PDF 

For more information, please contact Professor Hartland, telephone (904) 680-7684; facsimile (904) 680-7679;

View a short video about the program:

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Program Overview:

  • Program affiliated with University of Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Four professors (2 from University of Auvergne and 2 from Florida Coastal) will teach the courses offered. Courses will have a comparative or international focus. 

Negotiation of Contracts across International Borders - Professor Karen Millard - 3 credits

Required Text:  TBA

Freedom of Religion in the U.S. and Europe - Professor Antony Kolenc- 3 credits

 Required Text:  TBA

European Union Law - Professor Marie-Elisabeth Baudoin - 1 credit

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French Business Law - Professor Jean-Francois Riffard - 1 credit

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Program Cost

  • Tuition: $983 per credit hour (does not include housing costs)
    • Minimum of 4 credits
    • Maximum of 8 credits
    • For two sessions, minimum of 7 credits
  •  Registration Fee: $300 (due upon submission of application; will be applied to tuition)
  •  Deadline for Tuition Payment: May 25, 2015.

Program Housing:

  • Housing available within 10-15 minute walk or short train ride to the law school.*
  • Cost is expected to be approximately $1200 U.S.
  • Students are free to find their own housing in Clermont-Ferrand.

Maison Internationale Universitaire:


*Availability of housing is not guaranteed and is not provided by Florida Coastal School of Law.

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Program Requirements:

  • Students must have completed at least 30 credit hours. (1Ls who are completing their 2nd semester are encouraged to apply)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.20 - 1st year GPA based upon 1st semester
  • Passport

 * Students who register for the France Study Abroad Program and then elect not to attend the Program must complete a drop form and submit it to the Registrar's Office no later than April 15, 2015. Students who have not completed a drop form by this date will be financially liable for Program tuition.

 * Download the Application and the other attached documents below for more information on the France program.

Related File(s)Size
FCSL Application Summer in France 2015.pdf243.94 KB
Calendar for 2015 France Summer Program.doc55.5 KB
Additional Info re France Program - for website 2015.pdf456.84 KB
Travelguide to Clermont-Ferrand.doc178.5 KB
Emergency.pdf113.34 KB
Fieldtrips.pdf347.27 KB
MapLawSchool2ndfloor.jpg1.08 MB
MapLawSchoolGergovia.JPG617.9 KB
Money.pdf104.6 KB
Restaurants.pdf200.35 KB
SNCF - Train Office.pdf189.8 KB
Sports.pdf415.47 KB
Supermarkets and Fresh Food Market.pdf243.52 KB
The tram route 2.pdf142.07 KB
Tourist Information Office.pdf99.67 KB
France 2015 Financial Aid Budget.pdf256.87 KB