General Notice

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France

An Introduction to French Fashion

With the choice between three programs, students can study abroad in Paris for a short or extended stay.

French Fashion Analysis

Through the two-week program in conjunction with the Paris College of Art, students take courses related to French fashion, art, luxury goods, and visual merchandising.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must have at least second-semester Freshman status at the time of the program.
  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA.
  • Students must be in good academic and financial standing to participate.
  • Students must apply by the deadline.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Summer 2017 application deadline: Monday, November 28, 2016

WHEN & WHERE

Tentative dates for Summer 2017: June 9, 2017 - June 25, 2017

The Paris College of Art in Paris, France
https://www.paris.edu/

APPLICATION

The LIM College summer study abroad application is due November 28, 2016 for the Summer 2017 term.

Applicants should submit the LIM College study abroad application by email to the Study Abroad Coordinator, along with their personal statement (instructions included in Application document), a copy of the photo page of their passport (if the student does not yet have a passport and therefore cannot include this piece, their application will not be penalized; however, they will be required to get a passport within three months of acceptance to the program), and a copy of their unofficial transcript (which can obtained from Sonis). Students must also submit an initial $375 deposit to Student Financial Services by the application deadline as well. Students who are not accepted to the program will be refunded their deposit.

LIM College’s study abroad programs are competitive as more applications are typically received than there are spots available. The following factors are considered when the Office of Study Abroad selects candidates to participate in LIM College’s study abroad programs:

  • Personal statement/essay: Original, succinct essays with well-thought out content will be rated highly.
  • Interview with Study Abroad Coordinator: Students should be prepared to speak about why they are a good candidate for the program to which they are applying.
  • GPA: The student’s LIM College GPA is taken into consideration.
  • Demonstrated interest: Applicants can increase their chance of being selected by attending information sessions and/or setting up a time to meet one-on-one with the Study Abroad Coordinator to discuss the program they are interested in applying for. 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The program consists of a two-week long course at Paris College of Art, an international art institution in Paris, France. Classes are Monday-Friday for two weeks; there are no classes on the weekends. The days are dedicated to seminars on French fashion history, production, marketing and a variety of other topics. The program also incorporates fashion and art-related field trips. Students receive three elective credits.

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL

Students stay at local short-stay apartments in Paris that are located near the campus. The program cost includes round-trip airfare to and from France with the group.

HEALTH INSURANCE

All students must submit proof that they are covered overseas by their current health insurance provider to the Office of Study Abroad. If they are not currently covered they will be required to purchase supplemental insurance to cover their time abroad.

PROGRAM COSTS

Summer 2017 approximate cost is $4700 per student. This covers round-trip airfare from NYC to Paris, transportation to and from the Paris airport, housing for the duration of the program, entrance to cultural visits as part of the program, and tuition. Please see the application form for the program fee payment deadlines for this program. Participants may also incur the following approximate costs:

  • Food: $750
  • Public Transportation: $100  
  • Travel & Entrance fees (outside of school sponsored trips): varies
  • Books & Supplies: $25  
  • Shopping & Souvenirs: varies  
  • Transportation to & from NYC airport: varies

STUDENT VISA

Students are required to have a valid passport that expires no sooner than six months past the end of the trip. Visas are not required for American citizens. International students should contact the Study Abroad Coordinator to determine if a visa is required.

ORIENTATION

All students are required to attend the LIM College Pre-Departure Orientation, as well as individual meetings with the program leaders. Dates, times and locations are made available upon acceptance into the program.

AMERICAN BUSINESS SCHOOL PARIS

Study at the American Business School Paris campus during the Fall or Spring semester. Limited to three students per semester, this study abroad program offers up to 15 academic credits.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be in at least their third year of college-level study at time of the program.
  • Suggested minimum GPA is 3.0.
  • Students must be in good academic and financial standing to participate.
  • Students must apply by the deadline.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • FALL 2017 APPLICATION DUE: OCTOBER 7, 2016
  • SPRING 2018 APPLICATION DUE: MARCH 24, 2017

APPLICATION

WHEN & WHERE

Fall 2017 Semester: September 2017 — mid-December 2017

Spring 2018 Semester: End of January 2018 — mid-May 2018

Paris, France​
City campus (city centre)
12 Rue Alexandre Parodi, Paris, France, 75010
http://www.absparis.org/en/

APPLICATION

The LIM College study abroad application is due October 7, 2016 for the Fall 2017 semester and March 24, 2017 for the Spring 2018 semester.

Applicants should submit the LIM College study abroad application by email to the Study Abroad Coordinator, along with their personal statement (instructions included in Application document), a copy of the photo page of their passport (if the student does not yet have a passport and therefore cannot include this piece, their application will not be penalized; however, they will be required to get a passport within three months of acceptance to the program), and a copy of their unofficial transcript (which can obtained from Sonis).

LIM College’s study abroad programs are competitive as more applications are typically received than there are spots available. The following factors are considered when the Office of Study Abroad selects candidates to participate in LIM College’s study abroad programs:

  • Personal statement/essay: Original, succinct essays with well-thought out content will be rated highly.
  • Interview with Study Abroad Coordinator: Students should be prepared to speak about why they are a good candidate for the program to which they are applying.
  • GPA: The student’s LIM College GPA is taken into consideration.
  • Demonstrated interest: Applicants can increase their chance of being selected by attending information sessions and/or setting up a time to meet one-on-one with the Study Abroad Coordinator to discuss the program they are interested in applying for. 

Students who are accepted into the program by LIM’s Office of Study Abroad will be required to submit their personal and academic information to their host school. Further information on this process will be given to accepted students.

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL

ABS-Paris does not offer on-campus accommodation, so students are responsible for finding their own accommodation. The LIM Study Abroad Office can provide a variety of resources to find reliable off campus housing. 

HEALTH INSURANCE

All students are required to purchase French health insurance, called Assurance Maladie, through ABSP. The link to purchase the insurance will be provided to accepted students. Please note, health insurance is not the same as travel insurance.

PROGRAM COSTS

Students pay LIM College tuition to LIM College for the semester abroad. This does not cover airfare, housing, books, meals, or personal expenses, such as shopping.

Additional costs to consider (all amounts are approximations):

  • Round-trip transportation to and from Paris: $1,000  
  • Student Visa: $285
  • Health Insurance through the French government (mandatory): 215 €
  • Housing: 950 € per month
  • Books: 70 € per book (no more than one required book per course)  
  • Food: 350 € per month  
  • Entertainment: 300 € per month  
  • Transportation: 70 € per month for metro card

STUDENT VISA

Students will be required to have a visa to study for the semester. Visit www.usa.campusfrance.org for more information. Students must have a valid passport that expires no sooner than 6 months past the end of the exchange experience to apply for the visa and should be prepared to show that they have access to sufficient funds to cover their costs for the semester as part of the visa application process. Accepted students will be sent a letter of invitation from ABSP to present to the immigration authorities.

Student visas are normally issued for one month prior to commencement of the semester and will be valid up to one month after completion of studies. 

ORIENTATION

All students are required to attend the LIM College Pre-Departure Orientation. Date, time and location are made available after acceptance into the program. Students are required to attend the ABS-Paris Orientation. Students must arrange their travel so they can attend the orientation.

PSB - THE PARIS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Study at the centrally-located Paris School of Business campus during the Fall or Spring semester. Limited to four students annually, this study abroad program offers up to 15 academic credits.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must be in at least their third year of college-level study at time of the program.
  • Suggested minimum GPA is 3.0.
  • Students must be in good academic and financial standing to participate.
  • Students must apply by the deadline.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • FALL 2017 APPLICATION DUE: OCTOBER 7, 2016
  • SPRING 2018 APPLICATION DUE: MARCH 24, 2017

APPLICATION

WHEN & WHERE

Fall 2017 Semester: Mid-September 2017 — mid-December 2017

Spring 2018 Semester: Early January 2018 — mid-May 2018

Paris, France
City campus (city centre)
59 Rue Nationale, Paris France, 75013
http://www.psbedu.paris/en 

APPLICATION

The LIM College study abroad application is due October 7, 2016 for the Fall 2017 semester and March 24, 2017 for the Spring 2018 semester.

Applicants should submit the LIM College study abroad application by email to the Study Abroad Coordinator, along with their personal statement (instructions included in Application document), a copy of the photo page of their passport (if the student does not yet have a passport and therefore cannot include this piece, their application will not be penalized; however, they will be required to get a passport within three months of acceptance to the program), and a copy of their unofficial transcript (which can obtained from Sonis).

LIM College’s study abroad programs are competitive as more applications are typically received than there are spots available. The following factors are considered when the Office of Study Abroad selects candidates to participate in LIM College’s study abroad programs:

  • Personal statement/essay: Original, succinct essays with well-thought out content will be rated highly.
  • Interview with Study Abroad Coordinator: Students should be prepared to speak about why they are a good candidate for the program to which they are applying.
  • GPA: The student’s LIM College GPA is taken into consideration.
  • Demonstrated interest: Applicants can increase their chance of being selected by attending information sessions and/or setting up a time to meet one-on-one with the Study Abroad Coordinator to discuss the program they are interested in applying for. 

Students who are accepted into the program by LIM’s Office of Study Abroad will be required to submit their personal and academic information to their host school. Further information on this process will be given to accepted students.

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL

PSB Paris School of Business does not offer on-campus accommodation, but it does have a variety of resources to find reliable off campus housing.

More housing information is available at: http://www.psbedu.paris/en/news/accomodation-around-psb-campus-cluster-paris-innovation.  

HEALTH INSURANCE

All students must submit proof that they are covered overseas by their current health insurance provider to the Study Abroad Office or they must purchase supplemental study abroad health insurance. Please note, health insurance is not the same as travel insurance.

PROGRAM COSTS

Students pay LIM College tuition to LIM College for the semester abroad. Students are responsible for their own transportation between Paris and the U.S. You may incur the following approximate costs:  

  • Round-trip transportation to and from Paris: $1,000  
  • Student Visa: $285
  • Housing: 950 € per month
  • Books: 70 € per book (no more than one required book per course)  
  • Food: 350 € per month  
  • Entertainment: 300 € per month  
  • Transportation: 70 € per month for a metro card

STUDENT VISA

Students will be required to have a visa to study for the semester. Visit www.usa.campusfrance.org for more information. Students must have a valid passport that expires no sooner than 6 months past the end of the exchange experience to apply for the visa and should be prepared to show that they have access to sufficient funds to cover their costs for the semester as part of the visa application process. Accepted students will be sent a letter of invitation from PSB to present to the immigration authorities.

Student visas are normally issued for one month prior to commencement of the semester and will be valid up to one month after completion of studies. 

ORIENTATION

All students are required to attend the LIM College Pre-Departure Orientation. Date, time and location are made available after acceptance into the program. PSB Paris School of Business Orientation Day. Students must arrange their travel so they can attend the orientation.