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Ontario Rhône-Alpes Exchange (ORA)

Open to: All subject areas (undergraduate and graduate)

Duration: 1 or 2 semesters
(LLC students should plan to go for 2 semesters)

Language of Instruction: French

French Language skills required: YES

ORA website

Location: There are 15 different universities in the Rhône-Alpes region.

More Information: The Rhône-Alpes region is at "the crossroads of Europe" - situated between Paris and the Côte d’Azur, on the border with both Switzerland & Italy, and offering access to two international airports (Lyon and Geneva)


Luc E. participated in an exchange to Lyon 2 through the ORA program. Read more about his experiences. 

Kaitlyn G.. went to Universite Grenoble-Alpes through the ORA exchange program and shares her experience here.