Study Abroad in Paris, France -Catholic University (ILCF)

Study Abroad in Paris (Catholic University of Paris, ILCF): Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester $14,495

Stay for a year and save $1,000
Students enrolling for a full year (two semesters) at the same campus receive an automatic fee reduction of $1,000 toward their second semester fee.

Program Fee Includes:


  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect


  • Tuition—up to 17 semester credits
  • Housing—in a Parisian homestay or, for an additional fee, in the student residence or a shared student apartment
  • Meals—daily breakfast plus one meal a week is included in the homestay. The student apartments are self-catering and meals are not provided. Residence students receive a meal plan including breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday (which may be in the form of an allowance). All students receive three snack vouchers per week. Three group dinners and vouchers for two three-course meals during the semester are also included. Additional meal plan options are also available.
  • Cultural and social activities such as visits to museums and monuments, theater, ballet, concerts, walking tours, a boat ride, and trips outside Paris including a day trip to the Palace of Versailles
  • Resident Director and student services support staff to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Paris
  • Orientation workshops to help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area, advise you about living in France and help you to adjust to the culture
  • Volunteer opportunities such as helping homeless people, working with children and helping in community centers
  • AIFS Office provides study areas, travel resources and Internet access
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by the Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable application fee and $250 refundable damage deposit. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Fall or spring semester, Program in English


  • U.S. to London (flight)
  • London to Paris (train)
  • Paris to U.S. (flight)

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to London Hotel
  • London Hotel to Station
  • Station to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

London Visit

  • 3-day London stopover on the way to campus

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$1,800
Los Angeles$1,960
New York/Newark$1,760
San Francisco$1,920
St. Louis$1,840

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)