The Canadian Third Year in Nice Program

Nice, France is located in the south of France on the Mediterranean Sea.  With the French Alps to the North, beautiful beaches along its south coast and Monaco and Italy to the East, the French city is packed with culture, the markets are stocked with fresh food and the good weather is plentiful.


  • This program is 2 semesters in length and up to 7 students from Memorial are selected each year to attend courses in French at l'Université Nice Sophia-Antipolis.
  • Successful applicants will then join a group of approximately 30 students from various universities in Canada to study, socialize and travel with.
  • Participants attend two courses each week with a Canadian professor and select the remaining credits with French profeessors.  Specified and unspecified transfer credits are then awarded for each course completed.
  • Prerequisite:  Completion of either FR2101 or R2160.  As this is a competitive program, completion of FR2601 and FR2602 is highly recommended.


For more information on the Third Year in Nice Program please consult the following:

The Canadian Third Year in Nice Brochure

Advice, Rent Etc

Blog 2015-16

Breakdown of Costs

Application Form


Contact Information:

The Memorial University co-ordinator for this programme is Dr. Anne Thareau.


Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000