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Set on the edge of the glittering Mediterranean Sea on the French Riviera, Nice beckons with its mild climate and clear skies.

Whether you’re strolling the narrow streets of Old Town or looking down from Colline du Chateau (Castle Hill) at the sweeping panorama of this breathtaking city, the city will enchant you when you study abroad in Nice.

Our Nice study abroad programs offer students the opportunity to take courses in disciplines such as Business, Engineering, Science, and Liberal Arts, as well as French language available at all language levels, including intensive French.

Already dreaming of those Mediterranean views? Apply now.

Programs

Nice - Business, Sustainability & Immigration

Nice
,
France
Length: 
Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$16,850
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Nice Direct Enrollment - SKEMA Business School

Nice
,
France
Length: 
Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$17,190
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Nice Direct Enrollment – Université Nice Sophia Antipolis

Nice
,
France
Length: 
Fall 2019
Language prerequisites: 
6 semesters
Estimated Cost: 
$17,190
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Nice Summer – Multiculturalism & Immigration in the Mediterranean

Nice
,
France
Length: 
Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$7,300
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Nice's Top Five

Hit the Beach!

Soak up the sun, go for a swim, or just sit and gaze at the beautiful blue of the Mediterranean Sea. You’ll see why so many artists (Picasso, Dufy, Matisse, Renoir, Chagall) found inspiration here.

Appreciate the Art

Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse, two iconic 20th-century artists, both have museums dedicated to their works here.

Climb Castle Hill

Take an easy hike up Castle Hill for stunning views of the majestic coastline and the port. Pack a picnic or enjoy a sandwich and a perfect cappuccino at the charming café.

Enjoy Socca

Try this savory pancake made of chick peas in Cours Saleya, a market in the heart of the Old Town, amidst stands of colorful fresh flowers and produce.

Cycle the Cote D'Azur

Rent a Vélo Bleu (Blue Bike) and pedal down on the promenade to the adjoining fishing village of Villefranche-Sur-Mer, one of the most beautiful places on the French Riviera.

The Latest from Nice

May 17 5:31pm
Nice

En Route to Nice!

by Addie

Hey, everyone! I’m Addie, and I just finished my sophomore year at Davidson College. I’m a sociology major and super excited to leave for France. As I prepare to begin my journey to Nice tomorrow, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what I want to do while I’m abroad, what I’m worried about, and what I’ll miss most about being at home.

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May 13 4:32pm
Nice

It Was Nice

by Emma

To be truthful, I originally wavered about my decision to go abroad. The uncertainty of traveling far away to stay in a foreign place with no familiar faces overwhelmed me. However, my curiosity in the opportunity and comfort in others' stories pushed me to look past my doubts. In the beginning, I stated that, "I am most excited to be pushed outside of my comfort zone. There is no way to be certain of what I will encounter but I know that it is an opportunity like no other".

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May 8 11:11am

10 Study Abroad Instagram Photos from March & April 2019

by IES Abroad

These Instagram photos will make you want to spring forward into study abroad!

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Apr 29 3:51pm
Nice

Day Trips: Exploring the Coast

by Emma

The optimal location of Nice allows discovery of other cities and sites in the area. While I stress the importance of getting to know Nice, there are some unmissable places to explore along the coast. 

Saint Paul de Vence

About an hour bus ride from Nice, this medieval town with a rich history is perfect for a quick trip. We visited this quaint village during orientation and enjoyed its cobblestone streets, protective fortifications, and amazing views.

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Apr 5 8:30am
Nice

25 Goals for 25 Days Remaining

by Emma

As I near the end of my study abroad experience, I can use three words to describe my feeings. Firstly, I feel grateful. My experience is not over yet, but being close to leaving allows me to reflect on the great opportunities I have had. The second word is overwhelmed. I realize that the finals schedule is approaching, that there are still places I want to explore, and that my life will transition again soon.

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