Study Abroad in Nice

What to Expect in Nice

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.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Nice

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 found inspiration here.
Appreciate World-Renowned 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, and enjoy a sandwich and cappuccino at the charming café.
Enjoy Socca
Try this savory pancake made of chickpeas 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
Pedal down on the promenade to the adjoining fishing village of Villefranche-Sur-Mer, one of the most beautiful places on the French Riviera.

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