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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SAI Programs 
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
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** 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.

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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 Program Type: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.8 Area of Study: Apparel Studies, Creative Writing, Graphic Design, Interior Design
Credit Type: Transfer Credit Language of Instruction: English
Open to non-U of A students?: No Housing Options: Apartment
Program Description:

Paris American Academy • PAA

The Paris American Academy, established in 1965, offers students a focused, career-oriented and practical approach to the disciplines of Fashion and Interior Design.

Classes are mainly held in the Pavillon du Val de Grâce, a 17th century historically classified building. Recently renovated, this six level edifice also serves as the Academy Art Gallery. Other studio space and administration offices are located in adjacent buildings.

Academic Programs:

  • Summer: 4 weeks Subject Intensive (6 credits)
  • Fashion Design (18 - 21 credits)
  • Interior Design (18 - 21 credits)
  • ...and more!

Areas of Study:

  • Design Process
  • Couture Techniques
  • Fashion Merchandising & Communication
  • Interior Design
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