Paris, France

January in Paris

Study International Finance or Paris Collage: History, Culture, Architecture
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Information for term January in Paris

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
  • Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Discover Paris's rich past and vibrant present with CIEE this January! Whether you choose to analyze 2000 years of architecture and history with our Paris Collage course, or to grasp the complexity and stakes of global investment in International Finance, you will surely make the City of Lights your classroom. 
 

Unique Experiences

  • Explore the Vaux-le-Vicomte

    a breathtaking chateau, believed to have initiated the "Louis XIV style" combining architecture, interior design and landscape design.

  • Visit the city’s many scenic parks

    such as the Bois de Boulougne, Jardin de Luxembourg, and Bois de Vincennes.

  • Take a day trip

    to the historic castle of Chantilly, where you may enjoy a delicious meal made in the castle’s very own kitchen.

  • five star hotels

    55
  • visitors to Notre Dame cathedral in 2015

    13.6M
  • restaurants

    9,000

Location & Culture

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Paris, a center for culture, art, fashion, gastronomy, and intellectual life, is also a major global metropolis. The Seine River traverses the city and its waterways, quays, and bridges serve as major thoroughfares. Explore the city’s most famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Enjoy the delicacies at Paris’s numerous cafés - one for every 200 inhabitants!

The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Marvel at the city’s architectural history, from the middle ages till the 21st century.
  • Go on faculty led and outings and weekend excursions to the neighborhoods that grace the iconic French capital.
  • Indulge in Paris’s haute cuisine, food meticulously prepared and artfully presented.
  • Experience the breathtaking works of art at the Louvre, the most visited art museum in the world.
  • Treat yourself to a uniquely Parisian performance at the famous Moulin Rouge theater, the birthplace of the Cancan.

Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Shared Apartments: Most students live in shared apartments in Paris with other CIEE Summer in Paris students. Student apartments are located throughout the city but will be within a 45-minute commute of the Global Institute.

     Homestay: A limited number of homestays may be available, with preference given to those whose universities require living with a local family.

  • Meals

    Shared Apartments: Meals are not provided for students staying in apartments. Each apartment has its own kitchen where students may prepare their meals.

    Homestays: Students who live with homestay families receive breakfast daily plus five additional meals per week.

Paris, France

Where You'll Study

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    CIEE Global Institute

    Paris

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Students spend three weeks in January taking coursework focused either on: International Finance, or Paris Collage: History, Culture, Architecture. Both are complemented with co-curricular activities to immerse you in the culture and facilitate intercultural learning. Classes take place at CIEE Global Institute – Paris.

CIEE Global Institute – Paris is located on rue du Sentier in the lively Sentier neighborhood in the 2nd arrondissement. It is just a 10-minute walk to the Palais Royal, and a 15-minute walk to the Louvre. All courses are taught by faculty from a range of Paris institutions and are specialists in their respective fields.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Courses taught at CIEE Paris are for CIEE students only. Courses are taught Monday – Friday. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas.

  • GRADING

    Assessment is based on the individual’s overall performance in the course, including essays, coursework, and final examinations or papers. Students must check with their professors to find out exam and project presentation dates. Under no circumstances will CIEE alter deadlines or exam dates for study abroad students who have made conflicting travel plans. The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    The program is made up of three weeks of classes with an intensive orientation beforehand. CIEE classes are designed to follow U.S. academic culture. Class attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.

Curriculum

Program Credit

  • Total credit, 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
  • Contact hours: 45

Students choose one of two classes, either International Finance, or Paris Collage.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Breakfast daily plus five meals per week for students living in homestays
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation – an introduction to French culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

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Fees & Housing

January 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Jan 20, 2020
$3,350
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $1,973 **

Housing = $1,030 ***

Insurance = $47

Total Fees = $3,350

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $300

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $120

Books & Supplies = $75

Personal expenses = $750

Total Estimated Costs = $2,695

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals daily

r?ound-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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