Program Details

APA Paris makes the City of Lights more accessible by allowing students of differing language levels to take classes in a variety of fields and institutions in English and French, ensuring a culturally immersive and academically exceptional program.<

Paris, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

You can make your dreams of studying in Paris a reality, even if you’ve only studied French for 2 or 3 semesters. By taking advantage of the excellence in program design APA has demonstrated for over 30 years, discover Paris and live like a local in all areas of life: academic, cultural, and social with our intermediate program. 

Academic Program

  • Build your course schedule and take up to 5 courses
  • Courses available in French, some availability in English
  • 1 intensive French language course, one of the five courses
  • Customized, individual weekly language support
  • Ongoing, personalized academic support including tutoring, methodology sessions, and proofreading sessions prior to turning in a paper in French

Cultural Program

  • Two organized performances at historic and noteworthy Paris venues each month: music, theater, contemporary circus, dance, etc.
  • Weekend excursion and day trips to visit notable sites throughout France
  • Free, unlimited access to museums, including the Louvre
  • Opportunities availabe to participate in sports, dance, volunteering, and more

Housing Options

  • French student dorms (Foyer) with meal plan and frequent social activities
  • Placement with French hosts for a truly immersive day-to-day experience

Summer Internship Option

  • Students attending spring semester or academic year who achieve an adequate level of French are eligible
  • Placements made to best suit students’ professional goals for 2-month internship
Setting Description:
The APA Paris offices are located in the south of Paris, on the charming little street of Villa d’Alésia. Located five minutes from the Alésia metro stop, it is lined with artists’ studios and private homes with gardens. The APA Paris office has space reserved for students to meet informally, study, or relax and is equipped with Wi-Fi, reference books, and several computers.
Visit the APA website for up-to-date program fees.

Additional Program Information

2.75 GPA, 2-3 semesters of college French or equivalent.
Scholarships Description:
Three scholarships are available per semester: visual media, merit, and social media leadership. Visit our website for application requirements and deadlines.

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