Offered again in 2021
Experience French culture and "joie de vivre" in Bordeaux, France, a UNESCO World
Heritage site and the capital of the historic region of Aquitaine. The wine capital
of the world, it was the home of Eleanor of Aquitaine (mother of Good King Richard
of Robin Hood fame) and was the center of conflict between the English and the French
during the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries. Historic architecture blends with the modern
city, boasting one of the most attractive river fronts in all of Europe. The program
includes home stay with breakfast and dinner, a three-day/three night-night visit
to Paris with museum passes, and excursions in the Bordeaux area including museums,
visits to chateaux, and the medieval village of St. Emilion. Optional excursions are
available to the Dune de Pyla, Arcachon Beach, and Medoc and Lacanau. Fee: TBD includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, hotel accommodations on excursions, home
stay with breakfast and dinner, airport transfers in France, cultural outings and
textbooks for the language classes. Tuition (6 or 7 credits) is extra.
Information: Mirta Pagnucci.
A Bordeaux Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded to one or more students participating in this program. Information is available here.
Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3520
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356