University of Notre Dame Graduate Studies

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French and Francophone Studies

University of Notre Dame Graduate Studies

Field of Study:French as a Second Language
French Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $82,092

Tuition fees are converted from US Dollars to Canadian Dollars. Amount may vary based on exchange rate.


Founded in 1842 by a French missionary of the order “Congrégation de Sainte Croix,” based in Le Mans, France, the University of Notre Dame has a firm and deep commitment to the study of French at the graduate level. The Graduate Program provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of culture in France and in the Francophone world. You can take a wide range of courses covering the entire spectrum of literary history, combined with allied courses in cultural studies, comparative literature, film, literary theory, history, and philosophy.


Application Notes :

Application Materials:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent (maximum 750 words)
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably by professors with whom the candidate has recently studied
  • Results of GRE (note that the GRE is optional)
  • Results of the TOEFL or IELTS (non-native English speakers)
  • Two writing samples (maximum of 20 pages each)
  • Please also supply a one- to two-minute MP3 file demonstrating your competency in oral French.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 19, 2022