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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Autumn Quarter, Autumn Semester, Autumn Semester A/W, Early Fall, Spring Quarter, SpringSemester(W/Sp), Summer A-Term, Summer B-Term, Summer Quarter, Winter Quarter, Year (A/W/Sp)
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: UW applicants only
  • Courses: View UW Course Equivalencies

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Quarter 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2019 03/30/2019
NOTE: Students participating in CIEE Blocks I and II should earn a total of 20 UW quarter credits. To be considered for a UW Study Abroad Scholarship, you must apply by the priority deadline of November 1st
Spring Quarter 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 03/30/2020 05/09/2020
NOTE: Earn 10 UW credits during CIEE's Spring Open Campus Block III from 3/30-5/9 or combine it with CIEE's Summer Session I (from mid-May-mid-June) for a total of 15-16 UW credits. To be considered for a UW Study Abroad Scholarship, you must apply by the priority deadline of November 1st and must combine Open Campus Spring Block III with Summer Session I.
SpringSemester(W/Sp) 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2020 05/11/2020
NOTE: Students participating in CIEE Blocks I, II and III should earn a total of 30 UW quarter credits. To be considered for a UW Study Abroad Scholarship, you must apply by the priority deadline of November 1st.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Information:

Open Campus Block

PARIS, FRANCE

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Program Overview

Come to the City of Light for a stroll along the Seine and chances are, you’ll never want to leave. Experience France’s world-famous capital your way by customizing your study abroad term on the Open Campus Block Program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your courses from a wide range of subject areas. In Paris, you’ll be located on the rue du Sentier, just minutes away from Grands Boulevards, the Palais-Royal, and the Louvre. Stay in Paris the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Yucatán, Monteverde, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, and Sydney.

Unique Experiences

EXPERIENCE THE TRADITIONS

and daily rituals of French life by spending a weekend with a local Parisian family in a homestay.

TAKE A LITERATURE, LANGUAGE,

film, or philosophy class at the Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7, located near the Bibliothèque Nationale or the Cinémathèque Française - known for its interdisciplinary approach to the study of humanities and sciences.

LET THE SEINE’S WATERWAYS,

quays, and bridges transport you to breathtaking sights including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and the Palace de Versailles.

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Your Destination

Paris offers some of the greatest sites in the world: Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, the Palace de Versailles, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower, to name a few.

The CIEE Global Institute-Paris is located in the Second Arrondissement of the city of Paris. The neighborhood is marked by both the majestic, cream-colored stone buildings and wide avenues of the Haussmann period, as well as the charming, serpentine streets and 16th-century architecture of the Sentier Quarter.

 

Excursions & Activities

  • Participate in two-night, three-day study tours to another region in France or to a neighboring country.
  • Meet young locals through a vibrant language exchange with Parisians; volunteer with one of our community service partners; or discover your own passion with an interest group in music, sports, art, or film! Live just minutes from the breathtaking works of art at the Louvre, Grands Boulevards, and the Palais-Royal.
  • Explore the hidden corners of Paris culture, art, and society through two extra-curricular activities a week.
  • Treat yourself to fresh baguettes and croissants at every boulangerie and take a stroll in the gorgeous squares and parks that line the city.

Projects

  • Volunteering. There are volunteer opportunities at sports clubs, arts organizations, youth centers, churches, schools, and other community organizations.
  • Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:
  • Internships. Build new skills and intercultural competencies through the CIEE Internship, and become an active member of the Paris professional environment.
  • Research. Pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent, local field-work.
  • Service-learning. Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Students in homestays receive breakfast daily plus five meals per week
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Multi-day on-site Orientation – an introduction to French culture, your academic program, and practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.
 

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