Eugene Lang College partners with French institution to offer unique study abroad opportunity

Studying abroad can be a very important element of the college experience. According to VistaWide, around 36 percent of study abroad participants travel during their junior year. Students who wish to attend a university that offers a unique program abroad may want to enroll in Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts.

According to a press release, a partnership with the American University of Paris (AUP) has resulted in a comprehensive liberal arts program in France.

"Both Lang and AUP are committed to critical inquiry and engaged citizenship," said Kathleen Breidenbach, associate dean of the school. "Through this partnership, we build on these values while providing our students with this fantastic opportunity - to continue their progressive education immersed in the culture of one of the world's great urban centers."

The school reports that the program encourages students to examine topics such as urban, media and literary studies. In addition, the two institutions are utilizing videoconferencing technology and social media.

All students are eligible to participate, and knowledge of the French language is not required.

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