apply nowThe API French Language Immersion Program provides students with the opportunity to study intensive French language at the Institut Catholique de Paris, located in the 6th arrondissement (or neighborhood) of Paris. Five (5) U.S. college credits can be earned by students upon successful completion of their studies. Students will live with local host families who provide students with half-board and laundry once per week. Most classes will be held in the mornings, allowing for participation in API cultural and recreational activities in the afternoons and evenings.
Classes are taught in French. A placement exam will be adminstered prior to arrival to determine each student's level of language study. The summer session provides a general overview of French language studies for all levels. Students will have 21 hours of class per week: 18 hours of French language plus 2 workshops in phonetics or written French, depending on each student's level and ability. Students will earn a total of 84 contact hours for the summer session.
|Dates||June 29, 2018 - July 28, 2018 (four weeks)|
|Application Deadline||April 1, 2018|
|Payment Deadline||April 15, 2018|
|Price||$5,980 without airfare
|Ages||Rising juniors and seniors
* students must by 17 by program start date
|Credit||Yes - 5 U.S. college credits|
|Accommodations||Host family; 2 meals per day and laundry are included
|Language of Instruction||French|
|Language Levels||Beginning - Intermediate - Advanced|
|Admission Requirements||• 3.0 G.P.A minimum required (exceptions made on a case-by-case basis).
• Students must be 17 years of age or older by the program start date.
Paris is well known as one of the most beautiful and intriguing cities in the world. While the city maintains its status as the premier modern city in France and a leader in politics, art and fashion, every city street holds some portion of the history of the city.
For the art lover, Paris holds hundreds of museums, all boasting incredible collections, including the Louvre, the Musée d’Orsay, the Musée Rodin and the Centre de Georges Pompidou. For the history lover, the tour should begin in the heart of old Paris, the Ile de la Cité, which lies in the middle of the Seine River. Students can explore the past, discover the present, and create their future with API in Paris.