CEA Study Abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France

Overall rating: 0 based on 0 reviews

Program Description

Live and study in a city voted by the French as “the most desired French town to live in.” Aix-en-Provence is a quaint student-centered city that boasts all the amenities of a larger city, while still retaining its charm and history. Stunning natural scenery, winding streets lined with cafes and boutiques, and enough festivals, pubs, concerts, and theaters to keep residents busy year-round, it's easy to see what makes this eclectic student hub in the south of France the ideal setting. Study abroad with CEA in Aix and hone your French language skills, ignite your inner artist, gain resume-boosting experience, make new friends, and create unforgettable memories!
Available programs include:
• French Language & Culture
• Intensive French Language
• Liberal Arts
• Studio Art
You’ll study alongside French and other international students at our partner institution, Aix-Marseille University (IAU) and IAU College, where you’ll immerse in the French culture both in and out of the classroom. You’ll have opportunities to take full advantage of your surroundings through hands-on cultural activities like visiting a local farm and taking in the region’s famous lavender fields, and through excursions to sites such as Arles, Carmargue and the seaside town of Cassis. Whatever Aix program you choose, there are always CEA internships, volunteer and service learning opportunities to further enrich your experience.


Whichever CEA Study Abroad program you choose in Aix-en-Provence, the experiences you collect—both academically and personally—will enrich your resume, broaden your perspective, and change your life!
• Immerse in French student life at Aix Marseille University, one of the best French-language teaching centers in France
• Acquire and/or improve your French language skills with an intensive French Language program
• Choose from courses in French language, humanities, social sciences, education and the arts
• Unleash your inner artist through our Studio Art program at The Marchutz School of Fine Art
• Enjoy life in a charming student-centered town in the south of France that boasts natural beauty, leading academic programs and a vibrant nightlife
• Take a three-hour train ride to Paris for the weekend with new friends
• Gain hands-on experience through various cultural activities in and around Aix

What`s Included

• Airport Reception
• Welcome & Orientation
• Tuition & Registration
• Aix-en-Provence CEA Staff Support
• Housing
• Excursions to Arles and Camargue, Les Baux de Provence, The Luberon and more
• Cultural Activities: visit local farms, hike on the Aix’s mountains, attend local gourmet wine and cheese tastings, visit Paul Cezanne’s art studio and art class, participate in organized exchanges with local French students
• Social Activities: scavenger hunt, weekly happy hour at local café with other CEA students, planned events with French students and locals
• Volunteer opportunities: tutoring for French school children
• CEA Office Amenities: printers, computer access, WiFi
• University Services: computer lab, libraries and more
• Access to university sports facilities, free music and cultural events, outdoor farmer’s markets, discount bus ticket


Archaeology, Art History, Business, Communications, Culinary Arts, Drawing, Economics, Education, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Finance, French, History, Intensive Language, International Relations, Marketing, Ad., & PR, Painting, Photography, Religious Studies, Studio Arts

Program Locations

Aix en Provence, France

Overall rating 
Program Administration
Living Conditions
Cultural Immersion
Social Life
Health and Safety
Review This Program

Program Details

CEA Study Abroad
  • France: Aix en Provence
School Term:
Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
English, French
American, Canadian
Send us an inquiry for details.

Other Related Programs

  • Dear applicants, we encourage you to leave a personal review if you have ever taken part in this program. Leaving a review will help fellow travelers to decide where to go and which program to go with as they plan their trip abroad.
    Review this program

About HelpGoAbroad

We showcase the best programs, countries and institutions in the world, so whether you are interested in interning abroad, studying abroad, working abroad or simply traveling or living abroad, we have your back.

More about us »

Subscribe to the Newsletter