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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer, Summer Session I, Summer Session II, Summer Session III
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay, Student Residence Hall Language of Instruction: French
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliated Program
Area of Study: Anthropology, English Literature, French Program Sponsorship Indicator: CEA
Program Description:

Study Abroad in Paris

Immerse into French language at one of the world's oldest, most prestigious universities. Attend class with other international students at the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne at the Université de Paris IV, a center dedicated to teaching French to students from around the world. Semester and academic year programs are designed for students who speak French at the high-intermediate level and above. Along with language classes, choose from elective courses that increase your proficiency while deepening your understanding of French culture. The summer program is designed for students at all language levels and incorporates two components: language (cours pratiques) and phonetics. All courses are taught in French and according to the traditional French instruction method.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Semester  2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; High intermediate and above French language level  12 - 14
 Year  2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; High intermediate and above French language level  24 - 28
 Summer  2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; All levels of French  3-4


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Where You'll Study

Founded in 1253, la Sorbonne hosts thousands of international students every year. This prestigious university’s French-language center, Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne, offers language and culture courses at the school’s Raspail campus in Paris’ 14th Arrondissement. Students will receive a transcript from Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne upon completion of their program.

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Bruges, Belgium
  • Loire Valley Châteaux
  • Avignon and Provence
  • and more.

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding




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Through SIUE's partnership with CEA, all SIUE students who participate in CEA programs receive:
  • A $1,000 travel grant toward any semester program
  • A $500 travel grant toward any summer program

This grant is applied to the student's account at CEA. Note that this grant cannot be combined with other CEA offers which may appear from time to time.

Students must apply first here on the SIUE site (click Apply Now above) AND apply separately on the CEA site (click the "Explore this Program" link above.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021 06/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 06/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 08/30/2021 12/18/2021
Spring 2022 10/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer Session II 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer Session I 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022 03/03/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.