is is the 19th year of the University of Toronto summer program in Tours, France. More than 1700 students have participated since 2002. The program is designed for students who wish to develop their French language skills or immerse themselves in the study of French history.
This program is hosted by the Institut de Touraine, which is affiliated with the Université Francois Rabelais de Tours. The Institut has been teaching French language and culture studies since 1912; currently, students from over 80 countries attend every summer. The Institut also offers weekly sporting activities, cultural activities and tours.
The University of Toronto will offer a French culture and French language courses in Tours, France. The courses are worth one full-year credit and are contingent on adequate enrolment. Mandatory field trips are an integral part of each course and may occur outside of class time on afternoons or Fridays.