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Summer Abroad France - On Site

Introduction to Biological Psychology

Accommodations

You will stay in shared doubles with en-suite bathroom at a centrally located youth hostel. The hostel is a designated Ecolabel business, providing guests a sustainable, ethical, and socially responsible form of tourism. 

UC Davis reserves the right to change the accommodation location. Should this be necessary, we will arrange alternative lodging. Please note that elevators, air conditioners and other modern conveniences may not be available in all locations.

Meals

Half-board at the hostel restaurant is included in the program fee. Breakfast is included seven days a week and dinner is included Monday-Thursday. A welcome meal and a farewell meal at a restaurant in Strasbourg are also included in the program fee. 

Lunches and meals during the weekends are not included so you can choose to take your meals elsewhere and experience the wide variety of cuisine Strasbourg offers.

Excursions & Activities

Tentative activities included with the program:

  • Visits to centers for the study of animal behavior
  • Field trips to local museums
  • Trip to Colmar, France, known for its well-preserved old town with medieval and early Renaissance buildings

Note: These activities, excursions, and locations may be subject to change.

Get to Know Your Destination

Strasbourg is the capital city of the Grand Est (Great East) region of France. Located near the German border, you’ll notice both French and German influence in culture and architecture among the city. One of the unique aspects of the city is how the Ill River flows through a series of locks and channels, through the old city where waters once powered tanneries and mills. Take a boat tour on the canal to experience the city from the water. Aside from its setting, Strasbourg is one of the four main capitals of the European Union and is the seat of several European institutions including the European Parliament and the Council of Europe with the European Court of Human Rights.

Study Abroad Advisory of Student Risk

Participation in this UC Davis Study Abroad program requires travel to and live, for an extended period, in a foreign location(s) abroad. UC Davis Study Abroad endeavors to reduce and mitigate risk wherever possible.  However, the environments and risks associated with living in these locations are substantially different than those found during a regular course of study at UC Davis. All participants must download and review the following information prior to departure. Any questions should be directed to the Program Coordinator.

Study Abroad General Risk Advisory

Program Specific Risk Advisories (PDF)

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