Office of Study Abroad and Outreach

 Institut de Touraine

Snapshot

Program Details
Location(s)  Tours, France
Term   Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Academic Year, Summer
Credit   French
Classes Held  On-site
Housing   Residence Hall, Host Family, Apartment
Passport Required       
Program Eligibility
GPA 2.5
Grad credit Not Available
Non-WIU   No
Pre-requisite None
Student Year Sophomore, Junior, Senior

About the Program

General: The Institut de Touraine is a French language school for students interested in taking intensive French courses. This program is both flexible and affordable. 

Housing and Meals: Students have several housing options including residence halls, host families, and apartments. More information is available on the accommodation website

Entry Requirements: Students participating in a program shorter than 90 days do not need a visa to enter France. Students going for one semester must apply for a visa before entering the country. More information regarding visa requirements can be found on the Campus France website.

Health Insurance: It is a university policy that all WIU students who study abroad are either covered under WIU student health insurance OR have purchased the Patriot Travel Medical Insurance plan through IMG.

Costs (Comparative Table)

ITEMS WIU Institut de Touraine
Tuition 12 semester hours, plan Q 4,603.44 2,463.35
Application Fee   75.00
International Required Insurance   200.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 4,790.00 3,800.00
Student visa   166.00
Books and Supplies 400.00 0
Total 9,793.44 6,884.85*

  *Students will arrange their own airfare. 

ITEMS WIU Institut de Touraine
Tuition 6 semester hours, plan Q 2,288.04 1,344.21
Application Fee   75.00
International Required Insurance   100.00
Passport   170.00
Housing and Meals 1,260.00 1,100.00
Books and Supplies 200.00 0
Total 3,748.04 2,789.21*

  *Students will arrange their own airfare.

Financial Aid and Scholarships are available.  

Semester Dates

Fall: Mid-August - Mid-December

Spring: Early January - Mid-May

You can find out more information about Institut de Touraine by visiting their website.

Academics

The Institut de Touraine is a French language school that only offers intensive French language courses. A list of the available courses can be found on their courses page.

registration

 Contact US:

Sarah Looman
sj-looman@wiu.edu 
Horrabin Room 8
Tel: 309-298-2504