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 A2 to C1.

Fields of study

  • French language

Students must enroll in the Intensive Course. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website. 

Credit equivalent

5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units if 10 ECTS are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

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

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*Applications for Summer Intensive Courses at Lausanne will open on April 1, 2020

Cost

Tuition will cost approximately $1,500 AUD per session.

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

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.

Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided as part of the program.

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

UQ students are able to complete a variety of courses within one of the following sessions:

Session 1
  • Start date: 29 June 2020
  • End date: 17 July 2020
  • For-credit or not-for-credit
Session 2
  • Start date: 20 July 2020
  • End date: 07 August 2020
  • For-credit only
Blocks 1 & 2
  • Start date: 29 June 2020
  • End date: 07 August 2020
  • For-credit only

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: 15 June 2020

Program Dates

Varies - See Courses Tab

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

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences 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.

Register