​​​Affordable Summer Study Abroad Programs

(815) 464-1800

Please note: The Lyon Program is open to groups only until further notice. 

Dates are subject to change.

Summer Programs:    March 20

Late applications are accepted; however, please note that payment is due in full at the time of application, and a $200 late fee is applied.  Please contact MLSA for more details.  


Regular Summer Program 

4 Weeks

June 17, 2018 - July 14, 2018


What is included?

  • Tuition:  Students receive 6 graduate or undergraduate semester credits for the 4-week program.

  • Urban Transportation Pass

  • Grades: Student grades report

  • Student ID

  • Housing: Furnished shared apartments with kitchen, stove, microwave, oven, and refrigerator.

  • Board:  Students who live in the residence halls receive a meal plan.  Shared apartments have kitchenettes and meals are not included.

  • Pre-departure advisement and student services

  • Airport pick-up for students who arrive at the designated time on the arrival date

  • On-site orientation on campus of the university

  • MLSA staff on campus and on-site

  • MLSA offices on campus of the university in classroom building

  • Welcome services for the students abroad

  • Access to the university libraries, computer lab, and sports facilities

  • Internet connection on campus

  • Computer(s) and/or internet connection at the apartments or residences

  • Cultural Activities to discover Lyon with themed visits of Lyon.

  • Cultural Visit to Avignon, Festival

  • Guided Excursion to Paris

  • Evening activities with Lyon 2

  • Alter Ego meeting program set up by the International Relations Division

Students may participate in optional excursions for an additional fee. 

What isn't included?

  • Books

  • Airfare (MLSA will make flight arrangements only for groups upon request)

  • Return transportation to airport

  • Meals

  • Application & registration fee ($100 USD)

  • Transcript

  • Optional Excursions to Annecy (near the alps) or Marseille

  • Public transportation

  • Expenses not stated