12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The French and Francophone Studies Graduate Program at the University of California, Davis, provides graduate students with a strong base of historical coverage, spanning from the Middle Ages to the present, including Francophone studies.


Key facts

The French and Francophone Studies department at the University of California, Davis, also offers a strong emphasis on past and recent developments in literary and critical theory that influence French scholarship. Faculty interests such as linguistics, comparative literature, critical theory, film studies, and women’s studies ensure that students are exposed to interdisciplinary approaches and are invited to integrate these perspectives into their program. The doctoral program is distinguished by individualized study and intensive collaboration between faculty and students. The department prides itself on its strong tradition of mentorship, which encourages students to develop a truly unique course of research. In addition, the department provides its graduate students with numerous academic and teaching opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate French
  • Comp in French
  • Making of Modern France

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of California, Davis and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee:
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Personal History and Diversity Statement
  • Sample of recent written work
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Financial Support
  • Spoken French Sample
  • Transcript Translations

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

French and Francophone Studies
University of California, Davis


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!