Level Up

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Accepting applications for Spring 2021!

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Register for a free Zoom information session to learn more about APA Level Up! These informal meetings are held every Tuesday at 1:00 pm EST and every Wednesday at 6:00 pm EST through November 4. Sign up for a time here.

The APA Level Up application consists of two parts:

Part One

  • Account creation

Part Two

An APA team member will contact you within 24-48 hours to give you portal access to complete this section

  • 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 your application, you’ll be contacted for a Zoom interview.

*If you are mailing these items, send them to the US office: Box #17218, 24 Camp Avenue, Stamford, CT 06907.

**Application fee waived for students on full financial aid or attend an APA-affiliated school. A confirmation letter from your institution’s financial aid office should be sent to usa@apaparis.com. If you are unsure of your institution’s status, please inquire with your study abroad office or with APA.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester 2021: we must receive all of your documents by October 15, 2020


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

Any Questions?

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


Level Up Program

The ideal APA participant is bright and motivated, internationally-minded, seeks a cross-cultural experience, and has a desire to experience French and Francophone life.

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