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BA French Studies with International Relations

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Application Deadlines

31 May 2024


September 2024

Programme Duration

3 years

Academic Direction
University of London Institute in Paris
Modes of Study
On campus in Paris


Studying in the French capital, explore the language and culture of France and the francophone world, and become a fluent speaker with our three-year programme largely taught and assessed in French. Specialise in political and diplomatic issues in the francophone world, Europe and internationally. 

Key features

  1. Study in the heart of Paris

    Get a taste of life in the French capital with a campus overlooking the Eiffel Tower and Les Invalides. Savour all the cultural offerings and benefits of a top student destination (eighth in QS Best Student Cities 2023), building language and intercultural skills and gaining a competitive edge with employers.

  2. Learn French fluently

    Benefit from a degree based in France for the full three years of your studies, taught and assessed predominantly in the language. Stand out from the crowd with proficiency in an international language of commerce and diplomacy spoken across many international organisations from the United Nations to the European Union.

  3. Extensive resources

    Realise your potential with intensive small-group teaching in a tightknit interdisciplinary environment. Complement your studies with subject-specific resources at our wide-ranging Library, the many public and institutional libraries in Paris or visit Senate House Library and Queen Mary libraries when in London.

  4. Specialise in International Relations

    With graduates in diverse careers from law to international relations, government and diplomacy, the BA French Studies with International Relations can be tailored to your goals. Gain transferable skills and build your knowledge of international relations theories and issues relating to the French-speaking world, including Africa and the Middle East. 

  5. Join our global alumni community

    Follow in the footsteps of a distinguished list of University of London alumni from Nobel prize-winners to leaders in law, finance, humanities and other fields. Enjoy three years of free careers advice offered through Queen Mary’s Careers and Enterprise, alumni membership of Senate House Library, and invitations to global events.

  6. Your gateway to continental Europe

    The University of London Institute in Paris works closely with the British Council and the British Embassy. Its graduation ceremony traditionally takes place each year at the British Ambassador’s Residence in Paris. It is also a corporate member of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Study the French language in the heart of Paris, specialising in political and diplomatic issues in the francophone world, Europe and internationally.

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  • September 2024 - application deadline closes