Program Details

Experiential learning opportunities abound with field trips, site visits, and guest speakers incorporated into every course. Housing and a variety of cultural activities and events are included that showcase all that Paris has to offer.
Location:
Paris, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Courses are no longer confined to the four walls of the classroom with APA's short-term programs in Paris! Over the span of three weeks, professors guide their class throughout the city to learn hands-on about such topics as social and racial justice through the lens of hip hop artists and dancers or the influential inspirations of artists and sculptors of the 1800s.

June Short-Term: This program is in English. Students follow one course, worth four credit hours:

  • Power, Beauty and Revolution: 19th Century Art and Architecture in the Paris Metropole

  • Urban Identities, Popular Culture and French Multiculturalism

 

August Short-Term: This program is in French. Students follow one course, worth four credit hours:

  • Intermediate French Language

  • Power, Beauty and Revolution: 19th Century Art and Architecture in the Paris Metropole

  • Urban Identities, Popular Culture and French Multiculturalism

Each student receives a culture package with a variety of events and activities that highlight the rich heritage of Paris such as a day trip to Monet's gardens at Giverny and guided tours of noted neighborhoods like the Latin Quarter and Le Marais.

Students stay at a residence located five minutes away from the APA center in the 14th arrondissement. June Short-Term participants have the option of homestay living.

*August participants: Discounts available when this program is bundled with an APA fall semester.

More information coming soon for January 2022 short-term

Setting Description:
The APA Paris center is 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.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
3.0 GPA Freshman standing and above Gap years welcome August Short-Term: Language course: A2 French language level (2-3 or more semesters of college-level French or equivalent) / Content courses: B1 French language level and above (3-4 or more semesters of college-level French or equivalent)
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
There are two scholarships available: Social Media Leadership and Visual Media. For application requirements, award amounts, and deadlines, visit our website.

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