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 April 18th, 2025 (TBC)

Fall 2024 dates: August 30 – December 13, 2024 (TBC)

Spring 2025 dates: January 3 – April 17, 2025 (TBC)

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

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

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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