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The Marchutz School of Fine Arts studio is situated on the outskirts of Aix along the historic Route de Cezanne. The program, open to all majors and to artists of all levels, is taught in English and combines studio work, an intense interdisciplinary art criticism seminar, liberal arts courses at the IAU School of Humanities and Social Sciences, French language study, and field studies and study tours to European museums and cities.


Area(s) of Study

  • Architectural Interior Design
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Psychology
  • Architecture
  • English
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Religious Studies
  • Art Education
  • European Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Studio Art
  • Art History
  • Fine Arts
  • Management
  • Undergraduate Studies
  • Business Administration
  • French
  • Marketing
  • Visual Art Studies
  • Communication
  • French Civilization
  • Philosophy
  • Writing
  • Communication Studies
  • Government

Sponsored by IAU COLLEGE - A UT Affiliate

Academic Information

The Marchutz School of Fine Arts is open to all majors and focuses on fine arts and liberal arts. Students complete studio work and coursework in a variety of specialties and fields.


All IAU College courses are taught by experienced and credentialed faculty. These professionals employ interactive teaching styles while creating an active and exciting learning environment. IAU faculty are top in their field and have developed curriculum and course content that is academically rigorous and rewarding.

Language(s) of Instruction

French and English


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Students are generally housed in the homes of French hosts and are provided breakfast and six dinners per week. Students who want independent lodging should contact IAU ahead of time for more information.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

See program website and budget cost below for details. IAU offers both semester and summer programs. Summer costs provided are for Session A, 6 credits. Estimated Costs include program fee, housing, transportation, flight, books, food, passport, medical insurance, and personal expenses.

Program Dates:

- Spring
  • January 25, 2020 to May 10, 2020
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2019
- Summer Whole
  • June 6, 2020 to July 19, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: February 15, 2020
  • Final Deadline: April 1, 2020
- Fall
  • September 5, 2020 to December 16, 2020
  • Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020
  • Final Deadline: May 1, 2020

Application Code


Additional Resources

Program Website

Next Step

1) Attend an "Explore: France & Belgium" info session. Dates and locations listed on website. 2) See an academic advisor to discuss needed credit while abroad. 3) Attend a "Ready to Apply: France & Belgium" session. Dates and locations given at Explore session. 4) Attend Mandatory Pre-departure Orientation.

Program information above is subject to change