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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 04/15/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Program Description:

Program Overview CIEE Paris Sum Con.French

From the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower, Paris has so much to offer! Make it yours for a whole summer with fascinating courses on French literature, historical architecture, French language, and more. Courses are taught, in English, at CIEE Global Institute – Paris and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Program Focus

Students choose one, two, or three 4-week sessions and immerse themselves in French culture while exploring topics of literature, art, history, film studies, and architecture. Students can also opt to take a Communicative French Language course (1 credit) during a single session. All courses are taught by faculty from a range of Paris institutions and are specialists in their respective fields. In-class work is augmented with co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offerings.

CIEE Global Institute – Paris is located on rue du Sentier in the lively Sentier neighborhood in the 2nd arrondissement. It is just a 10-minute walk to the Palais Royal and a 15-minute walk to the Louvre.
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Program Provider CIEE
Program Dates Current CIEE Calendar
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Business
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • European Studies
  • Film Studies
  • French
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Psychology
  • Foreign Languages
  • Social Science
Credits Students enroll in 3 semester credits (4.5) quarter credits
Capstone Option Not Available
Language of Instruction  English and French
Host Country Language  French
Housing Students will live in either shared apartments in Paris with other CIEE Open Campus students, or a homestay with a local family.
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements 2.50*
Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.

*Students interested in taking a direct enrollment class at University of Paris must have a 3.0 GPA
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Program Fee Click here to view the CIEE Program Fee

PSU Students receive automatic discounts on CIEE programs!
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.