Key features:

  • Program is open to all majors
  • Choose from courses in the science and engineering program, or the arts, social sciences and business program
  • The program runs in two sessions, and students may choose which session they’d like to attend
  • All courses are taught in English
  • Experience European culture and live within close proximity to Paris, London, Brussels and Amsterdam

Course Information

MSOE requires that the student selects 6 credits; two courses of 3 credits each. Once course would be selected from the morning session course offerings and the other course from the afternoon session. Details regarding available course offerings for each session are available and updated annually in the Transfer Manual. 

What is a typical week like?

You’ll be in class from Monday to Friday. In the mornings you’ll take an elective course from 9 a.m. to noon. Lunch is from noon to 1:30 p.m., and your afternoon core class (either project management or French language) runs from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Weekends are free to experience Europe on your own, and you’ll take two program-sponsored field trips.

Additional Details 

See here for Program Cost Estimates. 

The program cost, due upon registration, includes tuition, dorm accommodations, weekday breakfast, and five group dinners. This does not include air or rail travel, insurance, most meals nor expenses. 

Lille Summer Program cost includes:

  • Accommodation in single room student residences
  • 50 euro cafeteria meal pass
  • Free access to local public transportation
  • Access to university facilities
  • Two field trips to Bruges and Brussels
  • Five group dinners
  • Health and travel insurance
  • Welcome and orientation program
  • Tourist information and assistance

Additional expenses include air fare, evening and weekend meals, spending money, etc.

Program requirements:

  • Students must be in good academic standing
  • Students must get their advisor’s approval, and verify and approve their course work with their advisor prior to leaving
  • Student must complete the intent to travel form by March 1st
  • Students must complete and submit the Lille Catholic University application by April 1 for Session 1 or May 1 for Session 2 
  • Students must have a valid passport with an expiration date at least 6 months after their return date
  • Ability to pay program cost directly to Lille Catholic University at the time of application

For more information

For more information about this program, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at

Visit Lille Catholic University’s description of the program.