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More than 400 students study French and Italian at Vanderbilt every semester. Many choose to begin their language here, while others build on what they have learned in high school.  Using internet technology and interactive materials, students at all levels study language, history, civilization, film, business, and literature.

Many students choose to study at Vanderbilt-in-France in Aix-en-Provence, or in Italy at the program in Sienna or in Florence.