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The Knox College Program in Besancon

The Knox program in Besançon is open to juniors and seniors of any academic major. Knox also welcomes students from other colleges and universities to apply. Each year approximately 25% of students in Knox study abroad programs hail from colleges across the nation. Recent participants have come from colleges such as Dartmouth, Barnard, Swarthmore, Smith, and Tufts University.

Prerequisites:Porte Rivotte

  • A good academic record
  • A minimum of two 200-level French courses or equivalent
  • Agreement to abide by all regulations of the program, as well as all instructions from the Resident Director; violations can result in immediate termination of a student's participation in the program
  • For students under 21, participation in the program requires written consent from a parent or guardian.

Application (a three part process):

  • Application Form
    Contact Passion Darby or visit the Stellyes Center for Global Studies to receive the Application Form. You may submit the Application Form electronically or mail a printed copy to the address below. You may also print out the blank form to complete by hand. Please keep a copy of the completed application for your records.
  • Official Transcript
    Please request that your college or university registrar send a copy of your official transcript to the address below.
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
    You will need to submit letters of recommendation from your academic advisor, and two college-level language teachers. Please print out three copies of the blank recommendation form for them to complete and send to the address below.

The application deadline is February 3, 2014.

Send application materials to:
Passion Darby, Program Assistant
Besancon Program
Knox College Box 156 Galesburg, IL 61401
Telephone: (309) 341-7323
Fax: (309) 341-7606

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