Paris, France

Summer - Language Immersion

Study Abroad

At a Glance


Homestay, Residence Hall


6 per Summer

Language of Instruction:


Language Prerequisites:

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

Visa Required:


About the Program

Immerse yourself in the French language in one of the most famous, beautiful, and culturally rich cities in the world. Your French language level will be determined on-site. 

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Improve Your French Language Skills

All of our courses are taught by native French speakers.

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Experience the Local Culture

Visit open air markets, museums, and neighborhoods.

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Travel Throughout France

Join IES Abroad field trips to destinations throughout France.

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Individual Program Advisor

Your IES Abroad advisor is your #1 resource for preparing to study abroad.

Program Advisor

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Hannah Yindra

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!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️

About the Destination

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Why Paris?

Paris will be your classroom as you explore the open-air markets, 19th-Century passageways, diverse neighborhoods, and so much more. You will discover that Paris is a city of tradition and innovation—a city alive with energy as it prepares for its green, sustainable future in addition to preparations to host the Summer Olympics in 2024.

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.

The Student Experience

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A student with their host parents standing at a set dining room table in a Paris homestay.
  • Homestay
  • Residence Hall
  • Apartments


Stay in a French home in the city of Paris or its surrounding banlieues (suburbs) and have breakfast daily and three evening meals per week with your host(s). Other meals are available at university cafeterias and inexpensive restaurants.