Going on an exchange program to a different country is very a unique experience, and every student should be able to experience it. The program helps enrich knowledge and discover new things that have an exhilarating effect on life. Keeping in mind the many benefits of an exchange program, University of New England, Maine, the United States of America has partnered with American Graduate School, Paris, France allowing undergraduate students of the university to spend a semester in Paris. Titled the UNE in Paris program, it will help students learn more about the French and European history and also gaining knowledge in their respective programs.
During the program, UNE undergraduate students will get to live with Parisian families and will study international relations and French along with their coursework at Alliance Française. Anouar Majid, vice president of Global Affairs, University of New England, initiated the program between the two educational institutions. Majid also founded the Center for Global Humanities on the university’s Portland campus and Tangier Global Forum on Tangier campus, Morocco. The program first session will be conducted in January 2019 and will eventually become the main destination for UNE students in Paris.
University of New England exchange programs
The program will work alongside the university’s several other exchange programs in Seville, Spain; Tangier, Morocco; and Akureyri, Iceland, and other 16 short-term travel programs to international destinations including Kenya, Italy, Thailand, Galapagos Islands, and Ireland. American Graduate School in Paris is a unique educational institute as it provides US higher education programs to students who are constantly on the move. It offers two types of courses including graduate degree programs in International Relations and Diplomacy and undergraduate study abroad programs for the institution’s partner universities.
University of New England’s has two campuses in Maine and one in Tangier, Morocco. The university has Maine’s only dental and medical colleges.