The Center for French Studies exists within the Princeton University Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society. The center, which was created by the French government in 1993, supports a wide array of programs that encourage the diffusion of French culture on the Princeton University campus and in the nearby Francophone communities of New Jersey .
The Center supports the undergraduate curriculum by providing opportunities for:
The Center also supports the graduate program through:
The Center for French Studies also supports:
“The French government created seventeen interdisciplinary centers in the USA . These interdisciplinary centers, or centres pluridisciplinaires are based in some of the most prestigious universities in the country.”(see list of the centers)
“Their mission is to encourage a multifaceted approach to France , involving a great variety of subjects. They promote the study of French culture, civilization and language through, or alongside with, other subjects such as the humanities, political sciences and economics, or exact sciences. They organize seminars, conferences and workshops on topics related to France or connected with the continuous training of teachers of French, as well as exchanges of faculty and students with French institutions of higher education. These centers are funded in part by the French Government.”