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Learn French in the heart of the Loire Valley! 

Take part in a semester program at University Catholique de l’Ouest (UCO), situated in beautiful downtown Angers, which is known to be one of the most pleasant and culturally diverse cities in France. 

UCO has 12,000 students, which includes 1,500 foreign students who come each year to study French. Their training method, involving intensive practice, is designed to help students learn to understand and speak French within a few months. Students have the option of living with a French family in a homestay or living on campus. 

ABOUT: Don't miss this amazing fall study opportunity in incredible Angers! 

SPRING 2018 DATES:  (Optional January term - call CGE for details)



BONUS: There are several exciting optional excursions facilitated by UCO! Additionally, Paris in less than 2 hours via the high-speed train!

COST: $8,000 (approximate; cost varies according to student's choice of living accommodation, please contact CGE office for more information regarding housing options)


Areas of study include:  

  • Art History
  • French History
  • Philosophy
  • Economic and Social Affairs
  • Business French

For more information, look no further than Université Catholique de l’Ouest's official website for Internationals! 

After you complete your CGE Study Abroad Application and receive your acceptance email, you will receive an email from a CGE Study Abroad representative with a step-by-step checklist of additional documentation required, as well as payment instructions.To submit the application, you must FIRST download and save it to your desktop, then fill with your information, and finally re-save before attaching it to an email and emailing it to studyabroad@cgedu.orgIf you fill the form directly without saving it first, the information will not be saved.

This includes:

*****Please also provide a scanned copy of the front inside picture page of your valid passport. You can send this to CGE via FAX to 770-321-4910 or via email to

  • Payment can be made via check or credit card. Please call the CGE office at 770-321-4897 to pay by credit card. Checks can be sent to:
Consortium for Global Education
1633 Mount Vernon Road, Ste. 200
Atlanta, GA 30338

    • Want to hear more? Look no further than Université Catholique de l’Ouest's official website for Internationals!
    • For further inquiries into the program in France, please send an email to or call 770-321-4897.  

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