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Paris College of Art (PCA) is a premier art and design school firmly rooted in the rich artistic landscape of the French capital. For over 30 years the school has provided both visiting and degree-seeking students the opportunity to explore and participat
Location:
Paris, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
UNDERGRADUATE SEMESTER (Fall or Spring semesters / 12-19 credits) The undergraduate semester at PCA is designed for students seeking to engage in a Parisian-flavored investigation of creative expression, either as a supplement to an art degree or as a first inquiry into an unfamiliar subject. Visiting students may choose to enroll in one of several predesigned Concentrations, or to craft their own Individualized Concentration drawing upon the vast array of art, design, management, and humanities courses offered at PCA.

Paris College of Art (PCA) is a premier art and design school firmly rooted in the rich artistic landscape of the French capital. For over 30 years the school has provided both visiting and degree-seeking students the opportunity to explore and participate in the unrivaled Parisian art scene while developing their portfolio under the guidance of respected industry professionals. With courses taught in English by a world-class faculty of artists, designers, and industry professionals, PCA serves a truly international student body, with members representing over 50 nationalities.

Included in Program Cost: -Tuition & US academic credit for all programs. -Carefully selected living accommodations in clean, pleasant lodgings in the center of Paris. -Academic field trips & excursions. -Welcome reception and farewell evening. -Dedicated on-site SAI Program Coordinator in Paris providing personal assistance throughout the semester. -24 hour emergency support line. -On-site orientation. -Weekly cultural activities. -Organized services from application to completion, with friendly, reliable counseling. -Airport pick-up service on check-in day/s. -HTH Insurance (including full medical coverage, medical emergency evacuation).
Setting Description:
Since becoming a fully independent degree-granting institution in 2010, Paris College of Art has moved into a newly refurbished historic building in the culturally rich 10th Arrondisement. This vibrant neighborhood is full of art studios, textile stores, creative agencies, and myriad cafes and restaurants. Students are encouraged to take advantage of such urban vitality and to use the city as an extended classroom. In addition, PCA’s close connections within the local art and fashion scenes allow students unparalleled opportunities for hands-on engagement with fashion shows and gallary events throughout Paris.
Cost:
Program costs vary. Please see SAI's website for details.

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