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    Take Me Up Gap Year

    Take Me Up Gap Year


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destinations: France, Italy, Russian Federation, Spain, United States
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Academic Year
    • Start Month: January, October
    • Category: Self-Discovery
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Homestay, Student Apartment
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Work Study
    • Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
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    Take Me UP! So much more than just another gap year program, it is a year of opportunity for personal development and international discovery.

    Above all else, the Take Me Up adventure was designed to allow young people the space they need to find meaning in their future, figure out what they really want in life, and make well-thought-out choices. Take Me Up is a chance for them to discover the world and reveal their hidden talents.

    Take me Up is a unique and innovative program developed in France by Groupe IGS, a leader in French higher education since 1975 and is designed in 2 parts:

    PART I

    Spend the first period learning French, developing skills like communication, team spirit, critical thinking to uncover your hidden talents, gain self-confidence and make friends from all over the world

    Choose between two wonderful locations and join the program in October or in January:

    Paris: The campus is centrally located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris near the picturesque Canal Saint Martin

    Lyon is the 2nd largest metropolitan area, a top-rated French city for students and the Capital of French gastronomy.


    Choose your international adventure according to your project, personal taste

    Intern or volunteer in France or spend a semester in Italy, Spain, Russia and discover new cultures, learn a new language to become a global citizen.

    Take me Up is so much more than a Gap Year!

    Take me Up will help you to grow as an individual and acquire many important life skills, opening the doors of the future!

    Developed by Groupe IGS, you will get a student status and simplified admission to different Groupe IGS programs in France