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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USG Goes Global 
  • Restrictions: UNG applicants only
  • Program Costs: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 03/17/2023 ** Rolling Admission 06/29/2023 08/01/2023

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Eligibility: 01 - Freshman, 02 - Sophomore, 03 - Junior, 04 - Senior Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0
Cadets Only: No Program Advisor: Daniela Martinez, Shane Bono
Housing Options: Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Program Duration: Summer: 2 to 8 weeks
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: Anthropology, Art, Arts, English, French, Gender Studies, History, Literature, Psychology, Sociology, Women's Studies
Language of Instruction: English, French Modern Language Courses Offered: French
Click here for a definition of this term Max Number of Credits Offered: 06 Click here for a definition of this term Min Number of Credits Offered: 03
Program Description:
Full program details can be found here!

Pictures of France
Paris, one of the oldest and most fascinating cities in the world, has fired the imagination of artists, writers, and students for centuries. La “Ville Lumière,” Paris is home to countless museums, cafés, and medieval streets that wind around contemporary architecture. A city à decouvrir, Paris is an invitation to experience all the world’s cultures while maintaining a proud and distinctly French feeling. Picture yourself spending a summer studying in the “City of Light,” the “museum without walls,” immersed in history and surrounded by some of the world’s finest art, architecture, and music. As a participant in the Paris Study Abroad Program, you won’t have to imagine these things—you can live them. The “Capital of the World” is your classroom as you study history where it was made, attend theater and music performances by world-renowned companies and ensembles, write in parks and cafés where Fitzgerald and Hemingway wrote, and learn French immersed in the language. Paris offers all of this and more as part of the study abroad program.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Dr. Lauren Curtright (lcurtright@gsu.edu)

ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST INCLUDES
  • Dormitory accommodations with private room & bathroom at  Cité Universitaire in Paris
  • Welcome dinner, stipend covering 16 meals, and a 100 Euro grocery card
  • Unlimited travel on the Paris metro system including trains, buses, & trams
  • Activities & excursions as listed below under the "Activities & Admin" section
  • Health insurance policy providing coverage for any medical expenses that may incur
  • Some free days & weekends to travel to other locations in Europe

ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • Tuition, which will be paid directly to each student's home institution (the USG Goes Global tuition rate is $199/credit hour)
  • Airfare (students may purchase flights through the group airfare arranged by USG Goes Global or purchase their own airfare separately -- program cost listed on this page does not include roundtrip airfare)
  • Textbooks or other required course materials
  • Ground transport to/from Atlanta airport
  • Passport or visa expenses
  • Personal spending money for meals that are not included, souvenirs, or personal travel

COURSE INFORMATION: Students will be responsible for coursework before, during, and after program travel. Coursework will be completed through onsite lectures, walking tours, and group discussions coupled with readings, writing assignments, and online lectures. Courses begin before the program departs and may continue after the program returns via online content. For course equivalencies at their home institution, students should contact their Institutional Representatives. Please see Academics below for available courses, syllabi, and course requirements.

PASSPORT/VISA REQUIREMENT: A valid passport is required to travel to this destination. At this time, U.S. passport holders do not need an additional visa to travel to this destination. If you do not currently hold a valid passport, you may apply for one through the U.S. Department of State. Participants traveling on passports of other countries should contact their Institutional Representative to determine whether or not a visa is required for travel to this destination. **PASSPORTS MUST BE VALID FOR AT LEAST SIX MONTHS AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL. For more information on entry and exit requirements, please visit the DoS Country Information page here.

PLEASE NOTE
  • The $200 application deposit is non-refundable unless a student is not accepted into the program or USG Goes Global cancels the program.
  • Program details such as exact dates, program fee & airfare costs, etc. are subject to change.
  • Students utilizing financial aid that will be disbursed after the payment deadline may request a payment deferral to the date their financial aid will be disbursed so that they do not have to make payments prior to receiving expected financial aid.

CANCELLATION POLICY: USG Goes Global reserves the right to alter or cancel the program at any time due to low enrollment or any other appropriate circumstance (including but not limited to situations that may endanger the health or safety of participants) in USG Goes Global's sole discretion. If USG Goes Global cancels the program, only those fees or costs that USG Goes Global is able to have returned by the third-party service providers will be returned to participants and the program cancellation schedule will still apply. In the event of course cancellation by USG Goes Global, any return of a participant's paid tuition will be determined separately by the tuition refund policy of the participant's college or university.

Full program details can be found here!


UNG Equivalencies


Students do NOT have to be proficient in French before participating in the program; courses outside of language courses are taught in English by faculty from USG schools.

Students may choose to take one morning and one afternoon course.

For course descriptions, visit the program website.
Students do not register for these courses through BANNER; instead, the CGE works with the Office of the Registrar to register students after the study abroad application is complete.

 
Morning Courses - 3 credits
 
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisites
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: The French Revolution and Napoleonic Era HIST 3240-Modern France N/A
American Literature II: “More Freedom in One Square Block of Paris” - American Expatriate Writers ENGL 2132 American Literature II ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102H with a grade of C or better.
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies: An American/French Transnational Approach GNST 2140/HIST 2140-Gender and Sexality in History N/A
 
Afternoon Courses - 3 credits
 
USGG Course UNG Equivalency Pre-Requisites
World Literature from Paris ENGL 2112-World Literature  English 21XX with a grade of C or higher
Popular Culture Studies: Re-imagining Barthes’ Mythologies for the 21st Century  ENGL 4140 Literary Criticism: Selected Topics ENGL 2050 & ENGL 2230 & one ENGL 2xxx-level literature survey course, each with a grade of B or higher & ENGL 2900 with a grade of C or higher; or permission of instructor. 
World Civilization Since 1500: The History of the World in a World-Class City HIST 1112-World History 1 N/A
Americans and Paris: A Survey of US History with a French Twist HIST 2201-History of Western Civilization I N/A