Tours Exchange Program

French Studies

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Tours, France

Due to COVID-19, all exchange opportunities for Summer and Fall 2020 are cancelled. Winter and Spring 2021 programs will be evaluated at a later date. 

For more information, please visit the Study Abroad - Outbound Exchange website. The next information session is on January 20th from 12:30-1:30. If you would like to attend, please complete this form: Exchange Information Session

The University of Winnipeg and the Université de Tours (Tours, France) now have a Student Exchange Programme.  Two to four University of Winnipeg students may be eligible to study in Tours for one or two semesters.

Tours Exchange Program Coordinater: Prof. Liliane Rodriguez ( 

Application Criteria

  1. Completed a minimum of 24 credit hours at UWinnipeg.
  2. A GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  3. A certified B2 level in French —the official linguistic European standard required to attend a French university with courses taught in French (an interview with a French Studies Instructor will be necessary if the applicant does not have a current B2 certificate available).
  4. Three reference letters (two of which from University of Winnipeg Instructors).
  5. Completed application form.

Application Deadline

There are two main deadlines to consider when applying for an exchange program:

  • Fall and Winter - February 15
  • Spring - November 1

The application form can be found on the Application & Deadlines Study Abroad - Outbound Exchange website. Completed electronic application package submitted to: Jennifer Michaluk, Coordinator, International Admissions,