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CIEE Critical + Francophone Studies in Paris, France


Fall, Spring, Academic Year


Fall: early September - mid December; Spring: early January - early May; Academic Year: early September - early May

Degree Level


Minimum Education


Subject Areas

  • African Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Computer Science & It
  • Culture
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies
  • Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
  • Film
  • French
  • Geography
  • History
  • Independent Study
  • Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Languages & Linguistics
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Management
  • Science
  • Sociology
  • Theater
  • Tv & Media Production
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Visual Arts

Cost in US$:

Please check the CIEE website for current program pricing

Program Fees Include:

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.
- Tuition and housing
- Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
- Full-time program leadership and support
- Field trips and cultural activities
- CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits

Experience Required


  • Overall GPA 3.0
  • 5 semesters of college-level French or equivalent
  • Demonstrated interest in critical theory and coursework in one or more of the following areas: philosophy, semiotics, film studies, visual studies, gender studies, French or comparative literature

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays
  • Group living

Participants Travel


Scholarships are Available

We want as many students as possible to benefit from studying abroad. That’s why CIEE awards more than $3 million every year – more than any other international educational organization – to make study abroad affordable. Please see the website for more details.

Application Process Involves

  • Other
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application
  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network