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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Yr- Fall/Sp, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: SIU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2020 11/01/2019 11/01/2019 01/06/2020 05/11/2020
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Architectual Studies, Art, Asian Studies, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Cinema and Photography, Computer Science, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies*, French, Geography and Environmental Resources, History, Independent Study*, Journalism, Law, Liberal Arts*, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Radio-Television, Sociology, Women's Studies Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: French
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Apartment, Family Stay Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2-Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3 Click here for a definition of this term Type of Experience: *Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct/Program Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer
Click here for a definition of this term Applicants: SIUC Students Only Click here for a definition of this term Sponsor: CIEE
Program Description:

French And Critical Studies

PARIS, FRANCE

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Program Overview

Spend a semester in Paris and immerse yourself in art, society, and culture! Enjoy all that France has to offer as you study in a city that has been home to some of the world’s greatest leaders, thinkers, and artists. Improve your French through fascinating courses, excursions, and co-curricular activities that turn Paris into the most inspiring classroom on earth.

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
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • 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

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