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Paris: French Studies

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Sponsor: IES Abroad

Location: Paris, France

Description: 

The IES Abroad Paris French Studies program allows students to combine French-taught program courses with a variety of course options at one of the best known universities in the world: la Sorbonne. Classical music students also have the opportunity to audition for a spot at the prestigious Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris/Alfred Cortot. Credit-bearing internships in a variety of fields are also available.

Program Type: Affiliated

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Requirements: 

  • Northwestern is affiliated with the French Studies track only.
  • Read Credit Enrollment requirements for information about maintaining a full-time course load while abroad.
  • Read Internships and Service Learning for specific information about earning credit at Northwestern for internships.

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline.
  2. Complete an IES Abroad application by the program's deadline.
  3. Students auditioning for the Ecole Normale must submit additional application pieces to IES Abroad; see their website for details.

Languages: French

Language Requirements: 

2 years or the equivalent of college-level French

Housing: 

Students choose from the following IES Abroad-arranged housing options:

  • homestay with a local French family (10 meals/week)
  • apartments (additional fee, no meals included)

Program Costs: 

Fall 2016: $27,320

Billed by Northwestern: $17,090

  • Tuition: $14,470
  • SAAF: $2,620

Estimated additional costs: $10,230

  • Housing & insurance: $4,430
  • Additional meals: $1,700
  • Airfare: $1,250
  • Local transportation: $400
  • Books & supplies: $150
  • Personal expenses: $2,000
  • Visa & fees: $300

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