CIEE Contemporary French Studies Program in Paris, France

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The Contemporary French Studies program’s unique approach allows beginning and intermediate students an entryway into the political, social, and cultural complexity of contemporary France. A broad range of CIEE classes in English and French make the program appropriate for many kinds of students from many disciplines. An emphasis on community outreach and cultural learning helps students fulfill their goals of getting to know the city and its diverse inhabitants, and to understand French notions of cultural mixing and different notions of difference. Study abroad in Paris and you'll: - Improve your French, and discover Paris and contemporary French society through a program specially designed for the beginning and intermediate language student - Choose from CIEE content courses taught in French for the intermediate to advanced student, and English for the beginning to intermediate student - Meet locals through a homestay, volunteering opportunities with French youth, and by conversing with your peers - Take fascinating practicum courses that bring you into contact with French society - Audit a class at the Université de Paris if you meet the qualifications


  • European Studies
  • French
  • French History & Culture
  • French Language Literature And Studies
  • Languages / Linguistics
  • Foreign (Non-English) Languages And Literature
  • Arts
  • Painting
  • Film
  • Architecture
  • Culture
  • History
  • Independent Study
  • Religious Studies
  • Interreligious / Interethnic Relations
  • Social Justice
  • Education
  • Liberal Arts


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