Information

for Students

Compare Programs

Paris

For students with 3-4+ Semesters of French

Length of Stay

  • Semester or academic year

Academics

  • A2 language level: up to 4 courses taught in French and/or English
  • B1 language level and up: Up to 4 courses taught in French
  • 2-week orientation: 1 week in Paris, 1 week by the sea
  • Weekly individual language support

Accommodations

  • Homestay
  • Student residence
  • Independent apartment living (with home institution approval)

Culture

  • 11-12 performing arts shows and cultural events
  • 2 weekend excursions
  • 3 day trips
  • Volunteer, extracurricular, and cultural exchange opportunities

Support

  • Pre-departure support (student visa application assistance, pre-departure orientation, etc.)
  • On-site support (cell phone acquisition, finding a doctor, logistical matters, etc.)
  • Academic support (course specific tutoring, complementary courses, methodology sessions)

Extracurricular

Multi-Country:
France, Morocco, Senegal

For students with 4+ Semesters of French

Length of Stay

  • Semester

Academics

  • One common course
  • Choose three electives from seven available

Accommodations

  • Homestay

Culture

  • 3 cultural events in each host city
  • 1 weekend excursion in each host city
  • 1 day trip in each host city

Support

  • Pre-departure support (visa application assistance if necessary, pre-departure orientation, etc.)
  • On-site support (on-site orientations, cell phone acquisition, etc.)
  • Academic support (course specific tutoring, methodology sessions)
  • Arabic and Wolof survival classes

Extracurricular

Dakar Summer

For students with 3+ Semesters of French

Length of Stay

  • 6 weeks (May 27 – July 12, 2020)
  • 2 week extension (May 27 – July 26, 2020)

Academics

  • Choose 2 courses from the 7 offered
  • With 2-week extension: volunteer, independent study or internship placement
  • 3-day orientation
  • Customized language support

Accommodations

  • Homestay

Culture

  • 4 cultural events
  • 1 weekend excursion
  • 2 day trips
  • African arts workshops and seminars
  • Weekly conversational Wolof classes

Support

  • Pre-departure support (visa application assistance if necessary, pre-departure orientation, etc.)
  • On-site support (cell phone acquisition, finding a doctor, logistical matters, etc.)
  • Academic support (course specific tutoring, methodology sessions)

Extracurricular

Paris Summer Internship

For students with a B2 level of French

Length of Stay

  • 8 weeks
  • Must be preceded by an APA semester in Paris

Academics

  • Internship placement in a preferred industry
  • Full-time working hours each week (35-40) for two months
  • Internship and workplace preparation

Accommodations

  • Student residence

Culture

Support

  • Pre-departure assistance
  • Civil liability insurance
  • On-site housing and logistical support

Extracurricular