Application Process & Deadlines

Begin your application today!

Apply online today for an upcoming term abroad in Paris or Dakar! Students are notified of admission on a rolling basis up until the deadline, so it pays to apply early!

PARIS APPLICANTS: Your application consists of two parts.

Part One:

  • Background information

After, an APA team member will contact you within 24-48 hours to give you portal access to complete Part Two:

  • Personal Statement
  • Official transcript*
  • University Approval
  • 2 recommendation letters (1 from a French professor and 1 from your academic advisor or professor in your major's department)
  • $35 non-refundable application fee**

Once we’ve received it, you’ll be contacted for a telephone interview.

*If you are mailing these items, send them to the US office: 42 St. George Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905.

*Application fee waived for students on full financial aid. A confirmation letter from your institution's financial aid office should be sent to usa@apaparis.com
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DAKAR APPLICANTS: Your application consists of two parts.

Part One:

Background information

After, an APA team member will contact you within 24-48 hours to give you portal access to complete Part Two:

Personal Statement

Unofficial transcript*

1 recommendation letter from a French professor

$35 non-refundable application fee**

Once we’ve received it, you’ll be contacted for a telephone interview.

*If you are mailing these items, send them to the US office: 42 St. George Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905.

*Application fee waived for students on full financial aid. A confirmation letter from your institution's financial aid office should be sent to usa@apaparis.com
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Any questions? Feel free to contact us:


Lindsay Turlan and Monika Markley, our dedicated US-based representatives, are the go-to people for all aspects of the application process, including billing, pre-departure preparation, and university liaising. If you have any questions, get in contact with them and they will be happy to help.

Email: usa@apaparis.com
Phone: 203-883-8200
Fax: 203-883-8201

Student visa application process

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Student Visa Application Process

Each student will need to apply for a student visa through their respective French consulate prior to going abroad. In order to do so, he/she must have a valid passport that will expire at least six months after the conclusion of the program. More information will be provided after acceptance into APA.

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Deadlines

If you plan on attending Fall Semester 2018 or full Academic Year 2018-2019, we must receive all of your documents by:

March 15, 2018


If you plan on attending Spring Semester 2018, we must receive all of your documents by:

October 15, 2017


If you plan on attending the Dakar Summer Program 2018, we must receive all of your documents by:

February 1, 2018


Applications received after the deadline will be considered according to space and availability.

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CONTACT

USA OFFICE

42 Saint George Ave
Stamford, CT 06905

Tel: +1 (203) 883-8200
Fax: +1 (203) 883-8201
Email: usa@apaparis.com

PARIS OFFICE

8, villa d’Alésia
75014 Paris, France

Tel: +33 1 45 41 40 74
Email: paris@apaparis.com

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