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CIEE Open Campus Block Program in Paris
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: URI applicants only
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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Fields of Studies: Art History, Business Administration, Communications, Cultural Studies, Economics, Film, Health Sciences, History, International Relations, Journalism, Literature, Political Science, Psychology
Language of Instruction: English, French Experiential Learning: Internships, URI Affiliated Program
Program Description:
Program Description:

Open Campus

PARIS, FRANCE

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Program Overview

In every corner of the breathtaking city of Paris, you’ll find luxury shops, museums, boutiques, and bistros. Explore this favorite tourist destination and experience the city’s iconic sites, from the Champs-Élysées to the Cathedral of Notre Dame; discover its power and prominence in finance and commerce; immerse yourself and enrich your education and cultural fluency.

Unique Experiences

EXPERIENCE THE TRADITIONS

and daily rituals of French life by spending a weekend with a local Parisian family in a homestay.

TAKE A LITERATURE, LANGUAGE,

film, or philosophy class at the Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7, located near the Bibliothèque Nationale or the Cinémathèque Française - known for its interdisciplinary approach to the study of humanities and sciences.

LET THE SEINE’S WATERWAYS,

quays, and bridges transport you to breathtaking sights including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the Arc de Triomphe and the Palace de Versailles.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Participate in two-night, three-day study tours to another region in France or to a neighboring country.
  • Meet young locals through a vibrant language exchange with Parisians; volunteer with one of our community service partners; or discover your own passion with an interest group in music, sports, art, or film! Live just minutes from the breathtaking works of art at the Louvre, Grands Boulevards, and the Palais-Royal.
  • Explore the hidden corners of Paris culture, art, and society through two extra-curricular activities a week.
  • Treat yourself to fresh baguettes and croissants at every boulangerie and take a stroll in the gorgeous squares and parks that line the city.

Projects

  • Volunteering. There are volunteer opportunities at sports clubs, arts organizations, youth centers, churches, schools, and other community organizations.
  • Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:
  • Internships. Build new skills and intercultural competencies through the CIEE Internship, and become an active member of the Paris professional environment.
  • Research. Pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent, local field-work.
  • Service-learning. Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Students in homestays receive breakfast daily plus five meals per week
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Multi-day on-site Orientation – an introduction to French culture, your academic program, and practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2020 05/11/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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