|Age||min.15 max. 18 years old upon arrival|
1 academic year
1 academic semester
1 term (12 weeks)
short term (4-8 weeks)
|Arrival||Year, semester or term:
end of August, beginning of September or beginning of January
from en of August / beginning of September to April
|Accommodation||Volunteer host family|
An exchange program to France is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a culture that has in fluenced the western world for hundreds of years. The French are very proud of their contributions to art, literature, philosophy, architecture, food, wine, sports and film. From the Alps near the Italian and Swiss borders to the forest-covered Vosges Mountains in the northeast, the Pyrénées along the Spanish border and the beaches on the Mediterranean, France offers breathtaking scenery!
Provence or Mediterranean Region- You feel like coming to France on a high school program but choosing the region is essential to you? This program is designed for you: WEP guarantees to place you in sunny Provence area or picturesque Mediterranean region
Are you highly motivated for a high school program in France but not comfortable with being placed in a rural area with limited public transport. WEP guarantees to place you in an urban environment (over 50,000 inhabitants)
The French educational system is one of the most thorough in the world. Expectations are high towards the students. Participants will attend classes at a local lycée from Monday to Friday. These include French, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Physics, History, Physical Education, Foreign Language (English, German, Spanish or Italian)... and optional classes include Economics or a second Foreign Language. The school year runs from September to June
Participants will live with a French family. Like family members they will share the family’s everyday life, participate in activities and adapt to the family rules as if it were their own
Included: Host family search, screening and placement process • accomodation as described • school registration • transfer on arrival • 24 hours emergency support • coordinator assistance & progress reports • mandatory orientation • WEP support to obtain the permit of stay • administrative costs.
Not included: return transportation • local transportation • school costs • lunch if taken at school • personal expenses • travel insurance • passport & visa fee • optional Paris orientation.