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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: IOP Fall, IOP Spring, IOP Year (academic)
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UCM Deadline Campus Decision Date Start Date End Date
IOP Fall 2024 05/07/2024
**
Rolling Admission 09/04/2024 12/21/2024
IOP Year (academic) 2024-2025 05/07/2024
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
IOP Spring 2025 09/09/2024 ** Rolling Admission 01/29/2025 05/24/2025

** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed. If the deadline has recently passed, you may wish to complete the Extension Request Form for a possible extension.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.50 Click here for a definition of this term Class standing: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Language of instruction: English, French Housing options: Home-stay, Private apartments
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of study: Art history, Art studio, Economics, English, Film and media studies, French, History, Philosophy, Political science
Program Description:
 

France: Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises

Spend a semester or academic year in the vibrant and romantic city of Paris, France, with AIFS Abroad! Choose from a range of course options at the Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises (ILCF), a department of the Catholic University of Paris. Renowned for its intellectual and research excellence, ILCF welcomes 2,500 students every year from all over the world.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Non-Student Minimum of 2.5 GPA  From 14 to 17


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Where You'll Study

French language and elective courses for foreign students are taught at the Institut Catholique de Paris – Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises (ILCF), a department of the Institut Catholique de Paris. The Institut Catholique de Paris is a well-known and highly respected private university approved and recognized by the French Ministry of Education. Founded in 1948, the ICP-ILCF is an establishment of intellectual and research excellence. It welcomes 2,500 students every year from all over the world who want to learn French and take courses to become acquainted with French culture and civilization in a French atmosphere.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE).
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral, we include
carbon offsets for all participants' return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and make our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Palace of Versailles
  • Normandy and Brittany (Add on)
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

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