Program Details

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:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

SAI invites students to experience the vibrancy of the Parisian art and design scene by studying at the Paris College of Art (PCA). 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.

SAI summer students at PCA enroll in a 4-week intensive program designed to help them deepen their understanding and sharpen their skills in a variety of subjects, including fine arts, design management, fashion, photography and many others. Summer courses typically combine classroom work with excursions to various sites around the city.

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.

SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa advising, housing, student health insurance, and transcripts. In addition, SAI provides comprehensive student services, from the moment of application, through the on-site experience, until students return home.

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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