Study abroad in Arles and discover this charming Provençal town. With a 2,000-year-old Roman arena at its center, Arles is famous for its beautiful architecture and its association with Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne, and Picasso.
Many dance, music, photography, theater, and folklore festivals take place in and around the city throughout the summer, making it an ideal location for summer study in France.
Ready to immerse yourself in the French language and Provençal culture? Study abroad in Arles it is.
Check out the various summer festivals in Arles including Les Rencontres d’Arles, an annual photography festival.
Lunchtime Language Learning
Perfect your French skills with professors and IES Abroad staff at a local restaurant during language-intensive lunches.
Get a Taste of Provence
Enjoy the Mediterranean-influenced cuisine full of seafood, herbs, goat cheeses, and olive oil with specialties like ratatouille and truffle omelets.
Engage in Art
Explore Arles’ artistic influences and beautiful architecture, and see sites painted by Van Gogh, as the city is known for its ties to artists including Picasso, Cézanne, and Gauguin.
Explore the Surrounding Area
Venture outside of Arles to sites like the Pont du Gard, Les Baux de Provence, and Avignon, home to an annual summer theater festival.
$4 Million in Financial Aid
We firmly believe that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in an IES Abroad Program. This is why we commit more than $4 million each year to our financial aid programs.