Oxbridge in Montpellier

Grades 9-12

Lycée Notre Dame de la Merci, Montpellier

July 1 - July 28, 2020

Tuition: $6,995

Oxbridge in Montpellier is a full French language immersion program for high school students with two or more years of French language experience held in Lycée Notre Dame de la Merci, Montpellier. Students commit to speaking French for the entire duration of the program. They choose two courses - a Major and a Minor – which are taught entirely in French. These courses encourage experiential learning with a full calendar of program activities – including field trips to Avignon and the Pont du Gard - enabling students fully to immerse themselves in French culture. To reap the benefits of study abroad with a summer in France, apply now! See courses and faculty for more information.

Extend your experience with our Paris Connection add-on.

About Montpellier

Montpellier, located on the Mediterranean coast, boasts one of Europe’s oldest universities and Medical school. It is also a fast-growing modern city that is home to outstanding museums, an impressive Opera house, and three Michelin star restaurants. Its mix of modern and ancient architecture - along with its winding, medieval streets – make it the perfect place to spend a summer soaking up more than 1,000 years of French history. While studying at Lycée Notre Dame de la Merci, a Montpellier boarding school dating back to the 16th century, students can absorb the energy of this college city where nearly one third of the population are students from higher education institutes.

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Five Top Tips for Writing Your College Application Essay

Colleges and universities consider four things in your application: coursework you’ve already written; how well you did on the SAT/ACT, and on other standardized tests; your extracurricular activities; and the essay (or essays) they’ve asked you to write as part of their application process. The college application essay – sometimes known as “the personal essay” – is a great opportunity to showcase your personality, your strengths, and all the reasons you’re a perfect fit for an institution. Here are Oxbridge’s five top tips for writing...

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Andreana D. – 2019

“My French teacher recommended the program when I told her I wanted to be fluent. I loved being in Montpellier, I made amazing friends, the staff was awesome, and I loved the dorms. I loved the program. It exceeded my expectations and they were high.”

Victoria R. – 2019

“It inspired very engaging thought the whole time I was here; all of the staff were kind and knowledgeable about Barcelona. I wish I had more time with my new friends and the city.”

Jeremiah J. – 2019