• Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Preference for students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Food Science

Classroom Language



Local Hosts

Program Duration

Summer: June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Summer 2017  1/27/2017
Extended Deadline: 2/4/2017
Fall 2017-18  TBA

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

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France, Angers
Ecole Superieure d'Agriculture International Food, Culture and Agriculture Exchange

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This Exchange is offered by the College of Agricultural and Life Science (CALS) in partnership with IAP.

Study for the summer alongside other US students on the "From Farm to Table: A Sustainable Food System" program in Angers, France! Students enrolled in this program will spend four weeks in the classroom taking courses in English about French Civilization and Europe, Sustainable Agriculture and Wine and Regional food product development. In addition to the classroom experience, students will also visit companies and cultural sites.  Professor Monica Theis from the Food Science department at UW Madison will accompany the group.

A center of learning, Angers boasts two renowned universities and several specialized institutions, altogether responsible for more than 40,000 students. The city is about an hour and a half train ride from Paris and about 100 kilometers inland from the ocean.

Learning Objectives

IAP has overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Strengthen language skills
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Observe French perspectives on academic disciplines.