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  • Locations: Cannes, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Program Description:

France: Campus International de Cannes

Spend a semester or academic year in the sunny, artistic city of Cannes, France, with AIFS Abroad! Study a variety of academic program options at the Campus International de Cannes, located on spacious grounds next to the scenic Mediterranean Sea and within walking distance of the Old Port and vibrant city center.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
Open to First Year. Minimum of 2.5 GPA Up to 18

How it works:

French Language and Culture Program
Spring and Fall Program Option
This program is designed for students wishing to begin or strengthen their language skills in French and take seminars on French culture and civilization taught in French and English. A French language course is required and offered at all levels from Beginner to Advanced. Then choose up to three seminars. 

The language course meets for 15 hours per week and is recommended for 6 U.S credits for the Spring Semester program or 9 U.S. credits for the Fall Semester and Extended Spring Semester. Seminar courses, taught in English or French, are recommended for 3 credits. All students take a placement test online before arrival in Cannes. The results of the test determine the most appropriate course level for you. Students wishing to take seminars taught in French must place into Intermediate French (Intermédiaire II, French level B1.1) or higher. 

Cannes Film Festival Internship Program Extended Semester
Spring Program Option
The Cannes Film Festival Internship Program Extended Semester in the spring coincides with the world-famous Cannes Film Festival which runs for 2 weeks in May.

Students have the opportunity to work as unpaid volunteers for the duration of the Festival. Past internship placements have been undertaken in:

  • a U.S. production company 
  • an international film sales company providing administrative, office management and marketing support 
  • hosting in a film screening 

On occasion students have also had the chance to walk the famous red carpet.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students seeking careers in communications, public relations or the arts.

Placements are available in the following fields:

Art, Economics, Film Studies, French Language, Political Science, Sociology, Theater, and many more.


Where You'll Study

Founded in 1931, the Collège International de Cannes is a private institution of higher learning that draws students from around the world. The CiC was founded on the principles of international harmony and tolerance, with the purpose of introducing foreign students to the French language and culture. 

The Collège has 22 classrooms, a theater, a recreation room, a volleyball court, a communal kitchen, a sun terrace and a magnificent courtyard where the beautiful view changes according to the season. It is situated on spacious grounds next to the Mediterranean Sea and is within walking distance of the Old Port and city center. 

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants’ time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources


We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE).
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral, we include
carbon offsets for all participants' return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and make our own business practices more

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  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
  • Excursions & day trips
  • 24/7 Emergency
  • Comprehensive
  • Carbon offsets


  • Paris
  • Provence
  • Monaco
  • St. Tropez
  • Antibes
  • and more.


  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions


AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

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