Study Abroad in Paris: Overview

Spend 4 or 6 weeks taking in all that Paris has to offer in "La Ville Lumière" (the City of Light). Through the years, the city has drawn intellectuals, free-thinkers, artists and revolutionaries. Paris is one of the world's major global cities with a strong influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science and the arts.

Program at a glance

  • 4 or 6 week summer study abroad program in Paris, France
  • Open to high school graduates, college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • No previous French language study required
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing in a Parisian home or student apartments, meal allowance, excursions and cultural activities, and more. Optional AIFS Flight Package available.
  • 4-week students typically earn up to 8 credits, 6-week students typically earn up to 10 credits
  • Courses in French language, civilization and art history, plus optional wine tasting, cuisine and fashion classes
  • The local AIFS Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Transcripts issued by the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne

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