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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester / Year Abroad
What Financial Aid Applies?:
All Current Aid, GI Bill
Language of Instruction: English, French
Language Study Requirement:
Internship: Yes Housing: Apartment, Residence Hall
Prereq. Language Study:
3 semesters college-level French or equivalent Meal Plan: Plan Available
Recommended for Chapman Majors:
Art, Communication Studies, Film Studies/ Film Production/ Creative Producing/ Screenwriting/ Screen Acting, French, Political Science, Sociology, Theatre
Program Description:
AIFS Study Abroad

AIFS Study Abroad in Cannes, France: Semester or Academic Year

Earn up to 18 credits through a variety of courses when you study with AIFS in Cannes, France. Courses are taught in English or French and no previous French language study is required. Live on campus in the residence hall overlooking the Mediterranean Sea or immerse yourself in the culture living in a French homestay.Spring students receive a Cannes cinephile pass allowing them to see every film at the Cannes Film Festival.

AIFS is recognized as the premium provider of study abroad programs. Our all-inclusive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.

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AIFS Study Abroad

AIFS Study Abroad

Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support each year!

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The Chapman Cannes Film Festival Internship (Spring only): Chapman students accepted to the AIFS Cannes Semester Abroad program can partake in a 3 credit internship during the Cannes Film Festival in May. Interns will work for production, distribution, or marketing companies to learn about the business side of film. Chapman students accepted for the AIFS Cannes program are automatically considered for the internship and will be required to attend several meetings and complete a resume and cover letter critique in the fall semester.
Academic Information

Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous Study Abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of this brochure page. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog this program on the AIFS Cannes website. Students are encouraged to propose additional or revised equivalencies during the application process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer

Credits from the Collège International de Cannes will transfer as follows:
Credits at the Collège International de Cannes Credit at Chapman
45 hours 3 credits

Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.

Grades will transfer according to the following scale:
Grade at the Collège International de Cannes Grade at Chapman University
16 - 20 A
14 - 15 B+
12 - 13 B-
10 - 11 C
0 - 9 F

All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.

This program is currently not accepting applications.