AIFS in Paris offers a unique academic program at Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises (ILCF), a well-known and highly respected department of the Catholic University of Paris. This institute offers outstanding courses for students interested in French language, culture and civilization to live and study in Paris. The January term program (winter) offers an art history course, Architecture in a Changing World, Paris 1789-1914, taught in English. Throughout the year, students may choose from courses in a wide array of subjects and dynamic French language offerings. Enjoy cultural and social activities such as guided city walks, visits to the many museums and cultural sites of Paris, French cooking classes, opera and ballet performances, day trips to Monet’s Garden in Giverny and the famous Château of Versailles. Depending on the program term, optional excursions may include a 2-day trip to Normandy and Brittany, a 2-day trip to the Loire Valley and an optional excursion to the Champagne region of France.
Prague is a picturesque yet modern city. Its collection of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture makes it one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Explore the castles and cathedrals, discover landmarks of music and literature, and learn about the fascinating history of Prague and central Europe.
Earn college credit in South America's largest city, founded in 1554 by Jesuit priests. São Paulo has a unique ethnic diversity, not found anywhere else in the world. The multicultural metropolis is the economic and cultural heart of Brazil with the highest national consumer market and a vibrant fashion and music scene.