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Summer Programs

For over 15 years, the University of Tours has been organizing short academic programs (also called ‘summer programs’) in English or in French, at the request of its international partners exclusively.

As a comprehensive university, the UT is particularly asked for conceiving short programs around literature, culture, gastronomy, or Renaissance in France and in the Loire Valley, but any topic can be made available !

While in Tours for a few weeks, students and professors can enjoy our university and region in a secure environment thanks to a turnkey service fully managed by the International Relations Office : accommodation, classes, cultural activities, and logistical aspects are totally handled.

Some of our reference partners !

The University of Tours has acquired a real expertise in the development of such tailor-made short programs. Here are some of our international partners trusting the University of Tours for designing their summer/winter programs !

Bucknell University (USA) Bucknell University (USA)
"Tasting France : The Science and Culture of Terroir" 
Main topics : History and culture of French gastronomy, agronomy...
Duration : 2 weeks   -   Number of participants : 20


CUNY (USA) College of Staten Island-City University of New-York (USA)
"Film Theory and Practice"
Main topics : French cinema, making of a short movie
Duration : 4 weeks   -   Number of participants : 10



CNU (South Korea) Chungnam National University (South Korea)
"French language and Culture"
Main topics : Intensive French language classes, French culture
Duration : 4 weeks   -   Number of participants : 12



Concordia College (USA) Concordia College (USA)
"Introduction to French health system"
Main topics : Medicine, Pharmaceutical sciences, Nursing care
                                            Duration : 1 week     -     Number of participants : 10


University of Melbourne (Australia) University of Melbourne (Australia)
"In the heart of the Loire Valley"
Main topics : History, Architecture, Literature & Gastronomy
during the French Renaissance
Duration : 3 weeks    -    Number of participants : 30



SFU (Canada) Simon Fraser University (Canada)
"French classes in Tours"
Main topics : Intensive French language classes, French culture
Duration : 3 weeks    -  Number of participants : 10



A summer program project? Do not hesitate to contact Ms. Aurore Leroy for more information !