Summer in France

Tentative Dates:  Session 1: May 25 - June 15; Session 2: June 15 - July 3, 2015

For more information, please contact Professor Katharine Hartland, telephone (904) 680-7684; facsimile (904) 680-7679;

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Program Overview:

  • Program affiliated with University of Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Four professors (2 from University of Auvergne and 2 from Florida Coastal) will teach the courses offered. Courses will have a comparative or international focus. 

Negotiation of Contracts across International Borders - Professor Karen Millard - 3 credits

Required Text:  TBA

Freedom of Religion in the U.S. and Europe - Professor Antony Kolenc- 3 credits

 Required Text:  TBA

Two additional 1-credit courses - TBA

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Program Cost

  • Tuition: approximately $983 per credit hour (does not include housing costs)
    • Minimum of 4 credits
    • Maximum of 8 credits
    • For two sessions, minimum of 7 credits
  •  Application deposit: $300 (will be applied to tuition)
  •  Deadline for Payment: May 25, 2015.

Program Housing:

  • Housing available within 10-15 minute walk or short train ride to the law school.*
  • Cost is expected to be approximately $1200 U.S.
  • Students are free to find their own housing in Clermont-Ferrand.

Maison Internationale Universitaire:


*Availability of housing is not guaranteed and is not provided by Florida Coastal School of Law.

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Program Requirements:

  • Students must have completed at least 30 credit hours. (1Ls who are completing their 2nd semester are encouraged to apply)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.20 - 1st year GPA based upon 1st semester
  • Passport

 * Students who register for the France Study Abroad Program and then elect not to attend the Program must complete a drop form and submit it to the Registrar's Office no later than April 15, 2015. Students who have not completed a drop form by this date will be financially liable for Program tuition.


* Download the attached documents below for more information on the France program.

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Emergency.pdf113.34 KB
Fieldtrips.pdf347.27 KB
MapLawSchool2ndfloor.jpg1.08 MB
MapLawSchoolGergovia.JPG617.9 KB
Money.pdf104.6 KB
Restaurants.pdf200.35 KB
SNCF - Train Office.pdf189.8 KB
Sports.pdf415.47 KB
Supermarkets and Fresh Food Market.pdf243.52 KB
The tram route 2.pdf142.07 KB
Tourist Information Office.pdf99.67 KB