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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
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2020 05/11/2020
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy 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
Program Description:

French And Critical Studies

PARIS, FRANCE

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Program Overview

Spend a semester in Paris and immerse yourself in art, society, and culture! Enjoy all that France has to offer as you study in a city that has been home to some of the world’s greatest leaders, thinkers, and artists. Improve your French through fascinating courses, excursions, and co-curricular activities that turn Paris into the most inspiring classroom on earth.

Unique Experiences

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL STUDENT

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

STUDY FRENCH THEORY

in cinema, arts, writing, and critical thought.

TAKE A TRUE FRENCH GETAWAY

to destinations like Bordeaux and Marseille - on our rich study tours.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Go on a weekend study tour of Bordeaux to learn about the history of the slave trade, sustainability, and the culture of wine.
  • 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 both fosters language proficiency and helps you better understand local culture.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • One-week orientation – an introduction to Chinese culture, your academic program, and the city, plus 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

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.

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Why CIEE

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • 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

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