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Program Description:

French And Critical Studies

PARIS, FRANCE

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Program Overview

Bring your advanced French language skills to the City of Lights and immerse yourself in art, society, culture, and university life. Choose from courses at CIEE’s partner schools, Université Paris Diderot or Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, as well as those at the CIEE Global Institute – Paris. Challenge yourself with fascinating classes in the arts, French academic reasoning and its intellectual tradition, with the vast course offerings Université de Paris. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

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
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • 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

Questions?

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CSU Deadlines / Program Dates:
CSU Deadlines / Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 05/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 05/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students applying to CSU-sponsored programs will be notified of decision within two weeks of application submission. Students applying to non-CSU sponsored programs need to contact their program provider for decision dates.