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You know what it’s like to fall in love—but Paris won’t break your heart.
You’ll want to spend all of your time admiring cultural icons like the Eiffel Tower and getting lost in the city’s exquisite art scene while studying abroad in Paris. On an average day you might savor the decadent French cuisine at a local restaurant and take a walk along the River Seine and wander aimlessly through the city streets for hours.
When you study abroad in Paris, every day is magnifique, and it’s all in the name of love. Je t’aime, Paris!
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- Discover Paris as a resident rather than a tourist
- Develop your French language proficiency inside and outside the classroom
- Optional field-trips around the city will supplement the material learned in class sessions with hands-on experiences
- Feel at home in IES Abroad-vetted housing, which may include homestays, residence halls with local university students, and/or apartments (often with a local resident assistant).
The Business & International Affairs Program offers IES Abroad courses taught by faculty from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. You also have the option to take English-taught courses with French and international students at Novancia, the premier business school founded by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Enjoy field study trips within Paris, and excursions to important cities such as Geneva and Brussels. Or, gain valuable experience through a business-focused internship.
This program combines rigorous study of the French language with a broad range of classes taught in French by accomplished faculty. Our courses use the city as an extension of the classroom, leading course-related excursions to monuments, museums, and neighborhoods as part of your academic study. You can also experience what life is like for French students by taking one or more courses at a local French university.
Learn French while studying international marketing and brand management in Paris, one of the world’s great cities—home to Global Fortune 500 companies and luxurious brands. As an important international business center that boasts one of the highest GDPs of any city, Paris is an ideal city to study marketing and to begin your study of the French language. You'll also enjoy Parisian culture in the summer with festivals, sidewalk cafés, gardens, outdoor markets, and more.
In this summer program, you earn 6 credits through a combination of a French language course and area studies courses—depending on how much prior French experience you have. The courses are taught in French by native French speakers, and incorporate field study in Paris, including visits to art museums, and its architectural and historical landmarks. Paris becomes your classroom: see ballets at the opera, visit open-air markets, take tours of local neighborhoods, and more.
This seven-week summer program offers a unique opportunity to examine how art and architecture have affected urban development, life, and culture in three fascinating European capitals: Paris, Rome, and Madrid. Start your program in Paris, where you'll begin to appreciate how these cities have developed around the central idea of cultural heritage and patrimony. It's here you'll start your two cross-center courses that will then take you to Rome and Madrid for two weeks in each city.
IES Abroad Scholarships and Financial Aid
Financial limitations shouldn't prevent you from studying abroad with us. That's why IES Abroad offers more than $6 million in scholarships and aid. IES Abroad offers a number of diversity scholarships and grants to provide opportunities for traditionally underrepresented communities in study abroad.
IES Abroad Paris has two different schools/programs: French Studies and Business. If you enroll in the French Studies Program all of your classes will be in French, and you will have the choice to take classes at French universities (I only took classes at the IES center). Each student takes a placement test to assess his/her language skills before going abroad - the test doesn't count toward a...