Study Abroad In

Paris, France

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Hip Hop capital of Europe, boasting the continent’s largest business district and a booming contemporary culture that continues to attract students, artists and writers from all over the world. Join the over 200,000 French and international students studying in Paris, and live at the crossroads of multi-ethnic Francophone cultures, diverse lifestyles and political fervor that continue to make the City of Light a beacon of tolerance and modernity.

When

May 22 through June 19, 2014. 

Academics

The summer program in France is focused on French culture and experience. Students can study intensively while using the unique context of France –its business, museums, monuments, and communities to bring to life the materials learned in class. Students will choose two courses that best fit their academic needs for a total of 6 credits. As a complement to classrooms studies, students will also have the opportunity to participate in visits to local companies and places of interest related to the program.

Courses For Summer 2013

• ED/ENG/HIS The Holocaust in France – Fran Spielhagen, PhD

• HIS/FMS: World War I: Fact and Film – Stan Pycior, PhD

Additional information

More information will soon be available for this exciting and new opportunity!

Approximate costs are $6,450. Cost includes tuition and fees, airfare, airport reception, orientation, resident staff, excursions, and comprehensive medical insurance through HTH Worldwide. Books and spending money are NOT included. Federal financial aid is now available.

Financial Aid

For the first time, federal financial aid may be available. For more information, please contact the MSMC Financial Aid office prior to applying for study abroad.

Academics

The summer program in Paris is focused on cultural experience. Students will choose two courses for a total of six credits. French is not necessary for the program but enhances the experience. The required and optional excursions complement the history, art, and language of the classes.

Student Experience

Students of any major are welcome on the program. Students are encouraged to learn as much French as possible prior to departure to get the most out of the program, but it is not required. The resident director oversees the well being of our students and responds to any emergencies, day or night. The location of MSMC’s Paris campus allows students to enjoy a small town experience within France’s capital city.

Admission

The rolling admission process ensures that students receive their acceptance letters in an appropriate time frame. Our policies on acceptance to the program help to ensure that students are capable of performing at the same academic standard as at their home college or university. All students must complete an application including a personal state- ment, copies of their transcript, and two letters of recommendation. A minimum GPA of a 2.5 is also required for admission.

How to Apply

Students may apply online or download an application through our website at www.msmc.edu/studyabroad_apply. The Office of International Programs reviews applications on a rolling basis. The final deadline for applications is February 10, 2014.

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