Flourish in Paris

Challenge yourself in a French learning environment for the semester or academic year and return home a Parisian

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APA’s Paris immersion program has been the core of our organization for over 30 years. Designed to achieve maximum fluency, the program for advanced and intermediate French speakers provides a rewarding and memorable experience by facilitating coursework in all fields of study within the Parisian university system.

To complement the academics, a rich cultural package filled with a variety of events and excursions expose students to the most compelling of French traditions.

Do you need supplemental language practice? Combine a fall semester with the Paris: August Short-Term program. The Intermediate French class has been specifically designed to prepare students for a full-time, academic course load in French. Bundle these programs for discounted short-term program fees.

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At A Glance


  • 3.0 GPA
  • 3 - 4 Semesters of French (or equivalent)
  • Sophomore+ standing


  • Fall or Spring Semester
  • Academic Year
  • Academic Year: Combine another semester program

Estimated Cost

  • Semester Tuition: $18,900
  • Academic Year Tuition: $33,800
  • Semester Housing: $5,050 - $7,300

Language of Instruction

  • French
  • Starting Level: B1 and up
The program offers a great deal of independence while still fostering a tight-knit community between the students and staff (especially through the group trips). My language skills improved a lot and I overall gained confidence and independence.

Evan, Swarthmore College

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