Program Details (LBAT France)

Paris: May 10 - June 29, 2023 

Choose between an 7.5-week/9-credit program.

  • Faculty-led intensive French language program in Paris.
  • May 9 and June 29 are travel days.

Academic Program

The following courses to be offered on the 2023 program in Paris:

  • FREN 3693: French Business and Technology II (co taught by Dr Ippolito and Dr. Gall)
  • FREN 3694: French Business & Technology Abroad  (Dr. Gall)
  • FREN 3813: Environment and sustainability in Paris (Dr. Ippolito)

Paris is the business capital of France, and also a cultural center. Cultural site and business visits and activities are included.  

After the Paris segment, students on the program can also have the opportunity to continue studying in Dakar, Senegal at the 3000-level with Prof. Samba Sy by taking FREN 3692: French Business and Technology I. For details about the LBAT Senegal program, please follow this link and/or contact Samba Sy,

Total credits: 9 credits 

The program fee is $5,400.  A $500 deposit is due at the time of application and is applied to the overall program fee. For Paris only: first payment of $2,450 is due February 15th, balance of $2,450 is due March 15th. Payments are withdrawn directly from Oscar accounts on the deadline. Fee includes transportation from Roissy International airport, lodging, all breakfasts, all dinners, books, site visits, field trips, and insurance.

Program Fee does not include: Airfare, 9 credit hours tuition, visa, technology fee, independent ground transportation and lunch meals.

Out of state students will pay in-state tuition.

Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. Georgia Tech students may apply to the Program Director for the Modern Languages' Campoamor scholarship (appr. $400) by March 31st, 2023.  HOPE scholarship does apply.

Program descriptions and fees are subject to final approval by educational units and the Office of International Education. Georgia Tech reserves the right to alter or cancel this program due to low enrollment, unavailability of a professor to teach a planned course, or other unforeseen circumstances. Once Georgia Tech has made payments to service providers, or if Georgia Tech cancels the program before departure or while the program is in progress for reasons beyond its control, such as political unrest or danger to participants' safety, only those fees that Georgia Tech is able to have refunded by service providers will be returned to participants. If a student withdraws from the program, the student will be responsible for the payment of all fees. 

*Fee Payment Information: Please adhere to the deadlines stated for the program. Please observe the information in Payment Options to ensure that your payments are processed at the Bursar’s Office on time. Fees will be charged to your Oscar account on the due dates.  Make sure you make all necessary payments on time in order to avoid a hold on your account. Students expecting financial aid must submit a letter from the Financial Aid Office stating the allocation and date of payments expected. Tuition and student fees are due according to the Registrar’s schedule for summer tuition.

Students who (with the Program Director’s approval) apply and register for LBAT programs after the deadlines are responsible for Program Fee payments according to the original deadlines at the time of application or at the time of the applicant's acceptance.

**If you are a Non-Georgia Tech (Transient/Special) student, you are required to submit TWO separate applications to the OIE. Please go to Application Procedures for Transient/Special/Non-Degree Students (Non-Georgia Tech Students) for details. Please complete your application by March 1st, 2022.

Mandatory Orientation Meetings

  • Orientation Session 1 (Getting Ready to Go): March 2023 (date, time & location TBA)
  • Orientation Session 2 (The Details): April 2023 (date, time & location TBA)
  • OIE Orientation (this is also mandatory in addition to the two sessions above)

**Make sure you have or are getting a passport ASAP, and it must have at least 6 months validity after the day you arrive in France!**