Studying in Paris

American Programs

American Institute for Foreign Study, College Division, River Plaza, 9 West Broad Street, Stamford, CT 06902 (800.727.2437, ext 5163, Organizes programs for high school and college study in universities in France.

Central College Abroad, Office of International Education, 812 University, Pelia, IA 50219 ( 641-628-5284 or 800.831.3629, Offers internships, as well as summer, semester, and year-long programs in France. US$25 application fee.

School for International Training, College Semester Abroad, Admissions, Kipling Rd, P.O BOX 676, Brattleboro, VT 05302 (802.257.7751 or 800.336.1616,, semester and year long programs in France run US$10.600-13.700. Also runs the Experiment in International Living (800.345.2929, 3 to 5 weeks summer programs that offer high-school students cross-cultural homestays, community service, ecological adventure, and language training in France. US$1900-5000.

Study Abroad, 1450 Edgmont Avenue, Suite 140, Chester, PA 19013 (610.499.9200, Maintains a compilation of countless international exchanges and study programs, including about 175 in France.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), 633 3rd Avenue, 20th fl, New York, NY 10017 (800.407.8839, Sponsors work, volunteer, academic, and internship programs in France.

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE), 10400 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Suite 250, Columbia, MD 21044 (410.997.2200, 8 to 12 week programs in France for college students who have completed 2 years of technical study. US$25 application fee.

Programs in France

Agence EduFrance, 173, boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris (, A one-stop resource for North Americans thinking about studying for a degree in France. Information on courses, costs, grant opportunities, and student life in Paris and major student cities in France.

American University of Paris, 31, avenue Bosquet, 75343 Paris Cedex 07 (,, Offers US-accredited degrees and summer programs taught in English at its Paris campus. Intensive french language courses offered. Tuition $9000 per quarter, not including living expenses.

Université Paris-Sorbonne, 1 rue Victor Cousin, 75230 Paris Cedex 05 (, fax,, the grand-daddy of French universities, was founded in 1253 and is still going strong. Inscription into degree courses costs about 400 euros per year. Also offers 3 to 9 month-long-programs for American students.

Study and works Permits in Paris
French Universities
Language schools

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