Paris, France

French Studies

Study Abroad
Program Options:
Experiential Learning, Part-Time Internship
Length:
Spring, Academic Year, Fall, Calendar Year

At a glance

Housing:

Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall

Credits:

15 to 19 per Semester

Language of Instruction:

French

Language Prerequisites:

4 semesters of college-level French; enrollment in a French course in the last year

Part-Time Internship (Optional):

Included in Program Fee

Visa Required:

Yes

About the Program

This French language immersion program offers a broad range of classes taught by accomplished faculty, where Paris will be your classroom. You will experience French society through a varied and dynamic academic program, hospitable homestays, cultural activities, internships, and conversation clubs. In addition, faculty members integrate local, course-related trips into all classes. 

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Study at a Local University

And experience what life is like for French students.

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Gain Hands-On Experience

Add international work experience to your résumé.

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Attend Cultural Events & Activities

Enjoy plays, museums, and performances around France.

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Volunteer in the Community

Make a difference in the local community.

Fall 2023

Spring 2024

Program dates:

August 30 - December 16

Application Deadline:

Application Deadline:

Program Advisor

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Zhanè Vanderbilt

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.955.2300 ✉️ study@iesabroad.org

About the Destination

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Why Paris?

With its grand boulevards, world-famous monuments, unparalleled literary and artistic history, and simple joie de vivre, Paris is a city that will change you forever. As a multifaceted metropolis, Paris offers a doorway to a variety of different cultures. And as a growing center of business and innovation, many scientists, researchers, and entrepreneurs from around the world call this city home.

Learn More About Paris

Get to Know Your New City

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Get More Monet For Your Money!

Spend all the time you want in the many museums of Paris.

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Picnic by the Seine

Watch boats and share brie on baguettes with friends.

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Explore the Parc de la Villette

This massive park is home to a canal, themed gardens, and museums.

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Encore! Encore! Enjoy the Theatre

Experience ballet and opera performances.

Housing

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  • Apartment
  • Homestay
  • Residence Hall

Apartment

A limited number of single apartments are available for an additional cost. Apartments include private bathroom and kitchen en-suite. Laundry will be available on site. Meals are not included. Internet is available.

Academics