The information below is for Winter 2018 and is to be used as a reference only. Updated information for Winter 2019 will be available in late-2018 or early-2019. 

The Summer French at Lausanne program is a three-week, intensive French language program for any student wishing to improve their language skills. The three-week session is suitable for students currently at levels A1 to C1.

Fields of study

  • French language

Students must enrol in both the Principle Program and Mutual Teaching in Context Program. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website. 

Credit equivalent

5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 5 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term exchange eligibility criteria and the UNIL entry requirements.  

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Tuition will cost approximately $2,400AUD.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website.

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is not provided as part of the program.

For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad applications for Winter 2019 will open in December 2018.

Program Dates

Dates listed below are for Winter 2018 and are to be used as a reference only.

Start: 02 July 2018
End: 20 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Credit: For-credit and not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate*

* Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.