** 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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
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.
Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.