The Winter French in Lausanne program is a three-week program that allows you to study French intensively and put your learnings into practice by exploring Lausanne. 

Practical language courses are available for B1 level and above. 

Field of Study

  • French language

Students must enroll 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 experience eligibility criteria and the Lausanne entry requirements.

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The tuition fee is approximately $2,400 AUD. More information regarding fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is not provided. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Summer 2017/2018 applications for this program have now closed
Host: 16 January 2017

Program Dates

Start: 29 January 2018
End: 16 February 2018

Fast Facts

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

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