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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 04/01/2022
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Rolling Admission 08/15/2022 12/17/2022
Academic Year 2022-2023 04/01/2022
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 11/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission 01/02/2023 05/06/2023

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Megan Hull Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Asian Studies, Biology, Business (Economics), Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, European Studies, French, Gender Studies, Geography, History, Humanities, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Sociology
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: French
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor requires (CIEE); see more at https://studyabroad.uark.edu/covid-19.php
Program Description:

French And Critical Studies

PARIS, FRANCE

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Program Overview

Bring your advanced French language skills to the City of Lights and immerse yourself in art, society, culture, and university life. Choose from courses at CIEE’s partner schools, Université de Paris or Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, as well as those offered at the CIEE Center – Paris. Challenge yourself with fascinating classes in the arts, French academic reasoning and its intellectual tradition, with the vast course offerings. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL STUDENT

by taking courses at either the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3 or the Université de Paris – former Paris 7 Paris Diderot.

STUDY FRENCH THEORY

in cinema, arts, writing, and critical thought.

TAKE A TRUE FRENCH GETAWAY

to destinations like Normandy, Loire Valley or Haut-de-France.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Spend a weekend in Normandy to explore the rich history and the delicious gastronomy of this beautiful region of France.
  • Explore the hidden corners of Paris culture, art, and society through two extra-curricular activities a week.
  • Practice your French through a vibrant language exchange with Parisians, volunteer with one of our community service partners, or live your own passion with an interest group in music, sports, art, or film!

Language Immersion

  • Improve your French! Students make the CIEE Community Language Commitment to speak French at all times, which fosters language proficiency and helps you better understand local culture.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Students in homestays receive breakfast daily plus five meals per week
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Multi-day on-site Orientation – an introduction to French culture, your academic program, and practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

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Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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