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Program Details

Highlights

  • Classes taught in French
  • Housing: local host families, dorms and studettes
  • Meals: with host families and/or grocery stipend card

Requirements

  • Open to beginning, intermediate, advanced and superior level French speakers
  • Open to freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 2.75 G.P.A.
  • Completed API application
  • University Contact Information Form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • One official transcript
  • Entry requirements: valid passport

 

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 1 2013-2014
May 27, 2014 - Jun 28, 2014
$5,480
SUMMER 2 2013-2014
Jun 27, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014
$5,480
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2013-2014
May 27, 2014 - Jul 31, 2014
$9,950

Deadlines

SUMMER 1 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2014
SUMMER 2 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2014
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 15, 2014

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE PER TERM

5-6 semester credits

This program provides a general overview of French language and culture to all levels for those who wish to study abroad in Paris for a summer session.

Students take 21 hours of class per week: 15 hours of French language, plus up to 3 workshops in written or oral French and/or phonetics, written French or French cinema. Cultural topics are covered within the language courses, making this a well-rounded language program. Students complete a total of 84 contact hours for the summer session.

TRANSCRIPTS

All courses are taught at and transcripts are issued by the Institut Catholique de Paris upon completion of their program.If a student’s home university requires a U.S. school of record, they can receive a transcript from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst for an additional fee.

 

 

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Mobile Phone
  • Peer Mentors
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • API Centers, Resident Directors
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing (including meals and laundry with some options)
  • Transit Pass
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight, day)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Professional Development Opportunities

Program Manager

Vija Mendelson is the Paris Program Manager and will work with you through your departure to France.

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Resident Directors

Delphine and Kelsy are the Paris Resident Directors and will work with you during your stay in France.

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Kelsy

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