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Aix-en-Provence, France

Below are the COVID-19 Preparedness Plan as well as the Student Guide which is posted on the Emergency Updates page of the IAU website. These resources are regularly update online so please continue to monitor the Emergency Updates page.

 Emergency Updates.


IAU COVID-19 Preparedness Plan (most recent link here)

Provides details on COVID-19 testing, protocols for positive tests/exposure, facilities maintenance, supporting physical distance and wellness protocols, guidelines for homestays, engaging and flexible academic structure, and more.

Student Guide

This guide illustrates how France is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and describes the COVID-19 procedures and policies students should follow while in France. At the end of this guide is an informed consent form students should sign and return to IAU before the program begins. A timeline for this document will be provided to students directly by IAU.

COVID-19 Preparedness Student Orientation

APUAF: Associate Des Programmes Universitaries Americains En France

The COVID Info Committee continues to update this compilation of COVID-19 protocols and guidelines as established by the French authorities to keep APUAF members, their partners, and their students informed of openings and restrictions across the country as they evolve.
APUAF Covid Info Sheet Updated December 2021 (1).pdf

French Government Resources

The French government’s website here also provides relatively up-to-date information and guidance for COVID-19 in France:

Health Pass

Information about the procedure for obtaining a French health pass is available on the France Diplomacy website here and the U.S. Embassy of France’s website here. As a reminder, IAU is strongly encouraging all of our students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to ensure a smooth entry into France, increased mobility in the European Union, and a better experience in-country. If you have any questions about the information above, please do not hesitate to let us know. You can also direct questions about the health pass process to: