Elective Courses

University Programme
  • Summer School students exploring Paris (Photo: Manuel Braun)Summer School students exploring Paris (Photo: Manuel Braun)

In addition to their core studies in the social sciences or French language track, all students may take an optional elective course.  These classes are an opportunity for students to delve more deeply into a subject of interest, or to explore a new topic.  Students may take one elective class per session.

2018 elective courses

  • Course hours: elective courses represent a total of 24 hours per session.
  • How to enroll: elective courses are only open to students who have been admitted to a core course in the French language or social sciences track; it is not possible to take an elective as a stand-alone class.  Admitted students are able to sign up for an elective class when they complete their registration for the Summer School.
  • Tuition fees: 500 € per session.

In 2018, the following elective courses are offered:

June 2018 session

  • French language classes (only open to students in the social sciences track)
  • The History of France Through Parisian Footprints
  • Introduction to French Politics

July 2018 session

  • French language classes (only open to students in the social sciences track)
  • The History of France Through Parisian Footprints
  • Introduction to French Politics
  • Introduction to Quantitative Analysis: Stress-Free Stats
  • Gender Studies

Elective class overviews will be available by February 2018.