Challenge yourself in an all-French learning environment and return home a Parisian
The APA Paris Advanced application consists of two parts:
- Account creation
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 telephone 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. A confirmation letter from your institution’s financial aid office should be sent to email@example.com
- Fall Semester 2020 and Academic Year 2020-21: we must receive all of your documents by March 15, 2020
- Spring Semester 2020: we must receive all of your documents by October 15, 2019
Applications received after the deadline will be considered according to space and availability.
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.
The ideal APA student is bright and motivated, internationally-minded who seeks a cross-cultural experience and has a desire to experience French and Francophone life.
We know that several factors play into a student’s ability to learn a second language (or third, or fourth!). The number of semesters of college French should be seen as a guideline when determining which level of program to participate in. If you are unsure which program to apply for, contact us and we will be happy to assist you in in determining your level.
Paris Advanced Program
- Junior year or higher
- 3.0 GPA
- 4+ semesters of French