Nice, France

Summer - Multiculturalism & Immigration in the Mediterranean

Study Abroad

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Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall


6 per Semester

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Visa Required:


About the Program

Designed for students who are interested in learning about the growing diversity of France, the Mediterranean basin, and Europe as a whole, our Multiculturalism & Immigration in the Mediterranean Program allows you to deepen your understanding of migration in the region across several centuries of history.  

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Expand Your Understanding of Mediterranean History and Culture

Study the transnational history of the Mediterranean.

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Two-Week Trip

The program features a two-week trip to Marseille and Rabat.

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Cultural Activities & Events

Take advantage of the cultural events we organize in Nice.

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Individual Program Advisor

Your IES Abroad advisor is your #1 resource for preparing to study abroad.

Program Advisor

Headshot of Alicia Emerich.

Alicia Emerich

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️

About the Destination

the gorgeous view of the Port from Castle Hill in Nice

Why Nice?

There are many reasons why people from all over the world travel to Nice in the summer—the sunshine, famous coastline, and lively arts scene. Nice is an ideal location on the French Riviera, which is what also has attracted immigrants from a variety of countries and has made the region so wonderfully diverse.

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Get to Know Your New City

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Hit the Beach!

Soak up the sun, go for a swim, or gaze at the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.

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Appreciate the Art

Learn about iconic 20th-century artists.

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Enjoy Socca

Try this savory pancake made of chickpeas in Cours Saleya.

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Cycle the Cote D'Azur

Rent a Vélo Bleu (Blue Bike) and pedal down on the promenade.

The Student Experience

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Students with their host mom seated around a dinner table at a homestay in Nice.
  • Apartment
  • Homestay
  • Residence Hall


While in Nice and Marseille, you will live in fully-equipped apartments with other IES Abroad students and cook your own meals. While in Morocco, you will live in homestays and hotels, where all meals are provided.