Paris, France: Study Abroad Programs in Europe

If you’re looking for a beautiful, romantic, cultural, historic Rockstar, look no further than Paris, France. Similar to Barcelona Spain, study abroad programs in Paris offer a crazy amount of opportunity. The arts, the food, the architecture, the language, need I go on?

Studying abroad in Paris gives you a unique chance to live in the middle of a European wonderland.

study abroad programs in Paris, France

Not only will you be immersed in Parisian culture, you’ll also be short distance from many other European cities.

The Paris study abroad programs below offer a diversity of programs, from Entrepreneurship and Business, to Design and Art. Follow your heart, follow your career. Whatever you choose, you’ll be in a beautiful city where exploration is encouraged.

Disclaimer: I’m not sponsored in anyway by any of the programs listed below. The following post is only for informational purposes. Every individual is responsible for vetting their options.

LENTH OPTIONS:

  • January term
  • Summer
  • Semester

COSTS:

  • January term: $3,895
  • Summer: $5,495-$9,595
  • Semester: $14,995

PROGRAMS:

  • Courses ranging from art history, cultural studies, fashion, fine arts, French language and phonetics, history, contemporary French history, literature, media studies, political science, and sociology depending on the term chosen, and optional music or instrument study
  • Optional Early Start: Intensive French Language and Culture
  • French Language and Culture
  • French Language and Civilization

PLACES OF STUDY:

  • University of Paris IV, Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne
  • Catholic University of Paris, Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises

HOUSING:

  • Homestay
  • Communal residence
  • Shared apartment

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

  • Yes

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources
  • Student networking resources
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Cultural and social activities
  • Resident Director and student support staff
  • Orientation workshops
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Insurance
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service
  • Official transcript
  • Re-entry materials
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities

LENGTH OPTIONS:

  • Summer
  • Semester

COSTS:

  • Summer: $6,610-$7,270
  • Semester: $18,600

PROGRAMS:

PLACES OF STUDY:

HOUSING:

  • Homestay
  • Apartment

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

  • Yes

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Personal advising
  • Visa assistance
  • Online student account
  • Past student advising
  • Support for families
  • 24-hour emergency line
  • IES blogs
  • Social media
  • Local IES center
  • Health and safety services and crisis management support
  • Medical insurance
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Field trips, cultural events, and course-related trips
  • Orientation and re-entry program
  • Official transcript
  • Opportunity to be an IES ambassador
  • Access to contests
  • IES alumni network

LENGTH OPTIONS:

  • 6 weeks
  • 12 weeks
  • 18 weeks
  • January
  • Summer
  • Semester

COSTS:

  • 6 weeks: $5,950-$6,850
  • 12 weeks: $11,900-$12,850
  • 18 weeks: $17,850
  • Summer: $4,150-$6,150
  • Semester: $20,450

PROGRAMS:

PLACES OF STUDY:

  • CIEE Global Institute
  • Local French university depending on the program and course

HOUSING:

  • Shared apartments
  • Homestay
  • Weekend homestay

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

  • Yes

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • 5 meals a day for homestay students
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • On-site orientation
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance
  • 24/7 emergency support
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LENGTH OPTIONS:

  • Semester
  • Academic year

COSTS:

  • Advanced Semester: $18,900-$25,800
  • Intermediate Semester: $15,400-$22,000
  • Multi-Country: $21,500

PROGRAMS:

PLACES OF STUDY:

  • Université Paris Nanterre
  • Sorbonne Université
  • Université Paris 8 Vincennes - Saint-Denis
  • Université Paris - Dauphine
  • Université Paris Diderot (Paris 7)
  • L’Institut Catholique de Paris
  • INALCO (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales)
  • L’École du Louvre
  • Conservatoires de la Ville de Paris
  • Studio Art Ateliers

HOUSING:

  • Homestay
  • Independent

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

  • Yes

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Language support
  • Academic support
  • Airport pick-up
  • 2-week orientation
  • City tour
  • Weekly tickets to the performing arts
  • Public transit pass
  • 3-day trips
  • 2 weekend excursions
  • Cooking workshop
  • Unlimited visit museum pass
  • Volunteer and extracurricular opportunities
  • French university conversation buddy
  • Pre-departure support
  • Visa assistance
  • Civil liability insurance
  • On-site logistical support

LENGTH OPTIONS:

  • January
  • Summer
  • Semester

COSTS:

  • January: $5,790
  • Summer: $4,790-$15,650
  • Semester: $14,390-$17,990

PROGRAMS:

  • January European Culture: Rome, Aix, Marseille, Paris, Amsterdam, and Prague
  • Summer in Paris: Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Summer in Paris: Language and Culture
  • Semester in Paris: Institut Catholique de Paris
  • Semester in Paris: LISAA School of Design and Art
  • Semester in Paris: Paris School of Business

PLACES OF STUDY:

HOUSING:

  • Shared apartment

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

  • Yes

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Visits to museums, galleries, and historical monuments
  • All program-related travel (except round-trip airfare from the US)
  • Breakfast daily and most dinners
  • Housing
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • CISabroad support before, during, and after the program
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • On-site orientation
  • Tuition and fees
  • IAU College official transcript
  • NYTimes Digital Subscription
  • La Vida Local cultural program
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LENGTH OPTIONS:

  • Summer
  • Semester
  • Academic year

COSTS:

  • Summer: $4,400-$11,600
  • Semester: $13,300-$23,900

PROGRAMS:

  • Art History and Architecture
  • Business and Economics
  • Communication
  • Digital and Studio Arts
  • Engineering and Computer Science
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • Graduate Level
  • Interior and Product Design
  • Literature and Creative Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Natural Science
  • Social Science
  • Theater and Performing Arts

PLACES OF STUDY:

HOUSING:

  • Shared apartment
  • Homestay

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

  • Yes

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Program tuition and U.S. academic credit
  • Housing
  • Airport pickup and transportation on arrival day
  • Welcome reception and events
  • SAI orientation to the host city and school
  • SAI staff on-site dedicated to providing personal assistance
  • Health insurance
  • SAI weekend excursion for semester students
  • Cultural events and day trips
  • 24-hour on-site emergency support
  • Farewell event
  • US-based admissions counselor
  • Pre-departure tools and resources
  • Online student groups to acquaint you with other SAI students
  • Assistance with student visa application
  • Assistance with financial aid processing
  • Paid registration fees for national re-entry conferences
  • SAI Ambassador Program for SAI alumni, with paid internship opportunities
  • SAI alumni network

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