July 15, 2024
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Study Abroad in Paris

Paris is a stunning city located in the heart of France, known for its breathtaking architecture, world-class museums, and vibrant culture. As a top destination for American college students seeking a study abroad program in Europe, Paris offers a unique blend of academic and cultural experiences.

With a population of approximately 2.2 million, Paris is a bustling metropolis that has something for everyone. Students can explore the city's historic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, and Notre Dame Cathedral, or wander through the picturesque streets of the Marais and Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhoods.

Paris is also home to numerous parks and gardens, including the Luxembourg Gardens, the Tuileries Gardens, and the Bois de Boulogne, all of which provide opportunities for leisurely walks and scenic views. The city's vibrant nightlife scene is another attraction, with countless bars, clubs, and restaurants to choose from.

Paris is generally considered a safe city for students, with low levels of crime and a friendly local community. The city's public transportation system is also efficient and affordable, making it easy to navigate and explore.

The number of American students studying in Paris may fluctuate annually, but it remains a favored destination for those seeking a distinctive study abroad program. While studying abroad, it's important to exercise caution and be aware of your surroundings, particularly when walking alone late at night. The cost of living in Paris may be relatively higher than other European cities, but students can still make use of discounts offered on attractions, transportation, and food for their benefit.

Below you will find our list of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Paris, France. It is an index to international education in Paris, listing university-level study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Some pre-college and post-graduate study abroad options are also included. We invite you to read the student reviews, see the ratings scores, and use this site to compare programs and understand what other students have encountered during their education abroad.

You can view other study abroad programs in France or use our advanced program search engine to further filter the available programs.

Here is the link to Paris's official visitor guide, feel free to check it out: Paris Info.

Study Abroad in Paris - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Forum-Nexus: Ultimate Summer in Europe - 9 Cities in 1 Month
Forum-Nexus: Ultimate Summer in Europe - 9 Cities in 1 Month

Have the ultimate summer study abroad experience with Forum-Nexus! Visit 9 incredible cities in Europe in ...

5.0

10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris
Middlebury Schools Abroad: Middlebury in Paris

Designed for students at an advanced level of French, the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in France provides ...

4.0

69 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange
American University of Paris: Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Study Abroad at AUPWhether you’re already working toward your degree at another institution or looking for a unique program to launch your studies, spending a summer, a se...

4.2

18 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers
Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris - Immersion for Intermediate & Advanced French Speakers

Available for study abroad/gap year/leave of absence:Improve your French, take unique courses in nearly any field of study, and learn lifelong skills coveted by employers....

4.6

7 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE - Multi-city Open Campus Option
CIEE - Multi-city Open Campus Option

CIEE’s Global Institute Network allows students to design their own study abroad term by enrolling in up t...

5.0

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Boston University: Paris - Internship Program
Boston University: Paris - Internship Program

The Paris Internship Program offers a semester of study and work in the hub of French and European business and culture. The program combines an internship with intensive ...

4.2

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for FWI Internships Abroad - Fashion Apparel / Design
FWI Internships Abroad - Fashion Apparel / Design

FWI internship programs are designed to provide applicants with the opportunity to develop and expand their knowledge of the fashion industry interning in dynamic and rele...

4.8

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Paris and Normandy - French Business and Culture
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Paris and Normandy - French Business and Culture

Join us for a unique program in Paris and discover French business culture and learn key skills to successful international business interactions in the context of this bu...

4.6

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Sciences Po: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Sciences Po: Paris - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Sciences Po's international dimension was established in  its founding documents.Driven forward by this vocation for nearly 150 years, today Sciences Po stands out as a wo...

4.3

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Fashion Week Internships: Launch Your Career With A Fashion Industry Internship
Fashion Week Internships: Launch Your Career With A Fashion Industry Internship
Berlin, Germany: London, The United Kingdom: Madrid, Spain plus 3 other locations

At FWI, we run year-round internship programs working with over 2,000 of the industry's brightest and best businesses and organisations, matching you with them based on yo...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
EF - LEARN A LANGUAGE ABROAD
Barcelona, Spain: Beijing, China: Berlin, Germany plus 9 other locations

See the world, experience a new culture, make friends from 100 countries – and prepare for your global future.  Start any Monday and study from two weeks to a whole year.1...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris Gap Year
Academic Programs Abroad (APA): Paris Gap Year

Focus on French language and the artisan culture in the capital city of Paris.  This 12-week program begins with a three-week general intensive French language course duri...

4.5

2 reviews