With its expansive and inclusive approach, the Francophone studies department at Bowdoin brings the rich and diverse literature, history, and culture of the French-speaking world to life.

Why Francophone Studies?

The Francophone studies major broadens your cultural awareness and gives you skills that are useful in a wide variety of professions. The linguistic and analytical abilities, cultural awareness, and excellent communication skills developed by students of Francophone studies at Bowdoin serve our alumni in a wide range of professional pursuits.

Off-Campus Study Fellowships and Grants