French & Francophone Studies

French & Francophone Studies

Quebec Travel Course
May Term travel course to Québec

In French & Francophone Studies at Illinois Wesleyan,
we'll ask you:  "Qu'est-ce qui t'inspire?"

How will you answer?

Pursue your passions.  Become a global citizen.
Study French at IWU.


Welcome to the homepage of the French & Francophone Studies Program (FFS), in the department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures at Illinois Wesleyan University. From our small class sizes to our study abroad possibilities, the French & Francophone Studies Program provides an environment where students are encouraged to grow both as individuals and as members of a rapidly expanding global community.

As you browse our pages, feel free to drop us a line if you have any questions or comments concerning our courses, our programs for majoring or minoring in French & Francophone Studies, our study abroad options, or anything else. Click here to view a printable e-brochure about our program.

Departmental Phone Number: 309/556-3044
Departmental FAX Number: 309/556-3284

Buck Memorial Library Buck Memorial Library, home to the French and Francophone Studies program.


Upcoming Courses:
Advanced Level

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Alumni Blogs

Considering study abroad or teaching in France? 
See the blogs below!

Click here to read Emily Steele's blog. Emily is a '14 alumna who studied abroad in Belgium in spring '13.

Click here to read Sam Welch's blog.  Sam is a '12 IWU alumnus who taught in Martinique in '13-14.

Click here to read Sam Krueger's blog. Sam is a '12 IWU alumna who taught in France in '12-13, and then was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mozambique.