Office of International Education

Globalization of Education

URI in Marseille


The city of Marseille is situated in southern France’s Province region on the Mediterranean coast. Marseille is second to Paris in economic activity in France. Located four hours by train from Paris, the Italian border, and ski resorts in the Alps, it is an ideal spot from which to see much of Europe. The University is situated in the heart of the Luminy University campus, home to 14,000 students.

Program Duration

Spring and Fall Semesters

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Business Major
  • Two semesters of college level French (FRN 101 and 102) or the equivalent

Tuition and Expenses

  • Tuition and fees: URI in-state tuition and fees
  • Room and board: variable
  • Off-campus fee: $483
  • Administrative fee $350
  • Insurance: $1,181**

Fees are subject to change
**May be waived with proof of own insurance and completion of waiver form

Room and Board

  • On-campus dorms or privately owned off-campus apartments
  • On-campus dorms or privately owned off-campus apartments

Courses Available

  • International Business communications
  • Intercultural Communications
  • International Economics
  • International Marketing
  • Multinational Finance
  • French

Program Application

Contact the Office of International Education (OIE) for an appointment: 401-874-5546.
Get a copy of the application form at the Office of International Education, International Center, 37 Lower College Road.

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester: March 15
  • Spring Semester: September 1
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