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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Program Description:

France - Paris aifs study center

Spend summer in Paris taking French culture courses at the AIFS Study Center. Explore this iconic city’s charming arrondissements (neighborhoods) encircling the River Seine and visit world famous heritage sites such as the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame and world renowned museums including the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay.

Students taking French Culture Session 1 can combine the program with French Culture Session 2 or with CCFS French Language Session 2 or with ILCF Intensive French Language Session 2.

Students taking French Culture Session 2 can take the Paris art history course only.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
Summer Open to High School Graduate, First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.0 GPA  Up to 8


Where You'll Study

The AIFS Study Center is located in the 5th arrondissement, directly opposite Jussieu Metro station. It is nestled between the ancient Latin quarter with all its bookshops and cafés – and the botanical gardens. With a fully equipped classroom and student lounge, the study center offers students the opportunity to learn about French language and culture in a friendly, supportive space that is just a stone’s throw from main attractions such as Notre Dame cathedral or the Pantheon.
In 2020 Fairfield and AIFS Abroad partnered to develop a school of record relationship that will allow academic credit to be available for both Fairfield and non-Fairfield students for the French Culture program. Course syllabi and faculty credentials are reviewed and approved by Fairfield University.

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


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

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


  • Châteaux of the Loire Valley (Session 1, 2 days)
  • Normandy and Brittany (Session 2, 2 days)


  • Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways
  • Airport transfers to and from campus


AIFS Abroad 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.

Learn more about funding