Framing the Francophone Phenomenon in Paris, France; Rabat, Morocco; and Dakar, Senegal

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Dates & Fees

Fall and Academic Year 2024-2025 dates: August 28th to May 1, 2025

Fall 2024 dates: August 28 – December 19, 2024

Spring 2025 dates: January 3 – May 1, 2025

The Multi-Country: France, Morocco, Senegal Program includes the following:


  • Tuition fees for full course load
  • Academic support: methodology workshops, proofreading sessions
  • Darija (Moroccan Arabic) and Wolof lessons during Rabat and Dakar 4-week classes


  • Nine cultural events, three in each host city
  • Three day trips, one in each host city
  • Three weekend excursions, one in each host city
  • Walking tours of host cities
  • Bateau mouche boat ride in Paris


  • Homestay with daily breakfast and five meals per week in Paris. Daily breakfast and seven meals per week in Rabat and Dakar.


  • Airport pickup at each host city
  • Air travel between host cities
  • Return air travel to Paris at the conclusion of the program
  • On-site orientations at each host city
  • Pre-departure support and orientation
  • Civil liability insurance
  • On-site logistical support

Program Fees

  • Tuition, Culture & Support: $16,200
  • Housing: $5,100
  • Travel (Paris-Rabat, Rabat-Dakar, Dakar-Paris Flights & Transfer): $1,650

Fall semester participants: For extra language support, enroll in the Paris: August Short-Term program for a reduced fee: $2,950

Spend a year abroad with APA: Combine your Multi-Country semester with a semester in Paris or Dakar!

  • Academic Year Tuition: TBC
  • Housing: TBC
  • Multi-Country Travel: TBC

APA strives to ensure that enthusiastic and talented students have the opportunity to study abroad. If you are a student with demonstrated financial need, don’t hesitate to inquire about support provided by APA at

Payment Schedule

  • $500 deposit due upon acceptance
  • Remaining balance must be paid in full by July 1 (fall semester) or November 30 (spring semester)

Students enrolling for the academic year (Multi-Country + Paris)

  • $500 deposit due upon acceptance
  • July 1: 50% of balance due
  • August 15: remaining balance due

Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  • Round-trip flight to Paris
  • Passport
  • Medical insurance and immunizations
  • Meals not provided by host family
  • Local transportation
  • Personal expenses such as extracurricular travel, souvenirs, and entertainment
  • Student visa, if needed for international students or continuing with semester in Paris
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