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French Program at UGA

Welcome to UGA Romance Language's program in French and Francophone Studies.  In addition to French language courses, we offer a wide variety of classes that address global Francophonie, or French-speaking regions around the world.  With excellent language skills and training in literature, media, culture, history, and politics, our French and French Studies majors graduate well-equipped to enter a variety of professional schools and careers.  Follow the links on this page to learn more about our course offerings, degree requirements, study abroad and immersion opportunities, weekly discussion groups, and other French-related activities.  To be informed of events of interest to Athens's French-speaking community, join our listserv.

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Take a look at this information sheet from the French Embassy to learn more about the thriving economic partnership between France and Georgia!

Courses

Degree Requirements

Study Abroad

The Department of Romance Languages has a long tradition of encouraging all students to participate in an academically rigorous study abroad program in the language of the host country. Students of French have available the historic academic year or semester exchange program at the Université Jean Moulin, Lyon 3 and the semester or summer program at the Institute for American Universities (IAU) Aix-en-Provence in France.  Ask your faculty instructors about additional immersion, internship, and work opportunities in Francophone countries.

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French Language Campus Residential Community

Resources

Graduate Reading Lists

STUDENT WORKS

Elaina Davis studies Electrical Engineering at the University of Georgia. In the spring of 2020, she completed an Honors Option in French 3030 wherein she explores, through illustrations of Jean de La Fontaine’s fable Le corbeau et le renard and Alphonse de Lamartine’s L’Automne, the narrative potential of Bande dessinée in poetry. Her original creations show a thoughtful use of speech and thought bubbles, narrative captions, iconic representation, and a variety of panel styles set in innovative layouts. – Our congratulations on a job well done!

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bande dessinée

bande dessinée

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