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French Language and Culture in Paris

Four-week, four-credit intensive programs in French are offered by the French Language and Culture Institute at the Institut Catholique de Paris (located on the Left Bank, near the Latin Quarter). Beginning, intermediate, and advanced level courses are available. Students will take a French placement test prior to departure and will study French grammar and conversation in the mornings. On afternoons and weekends, they will be free to practice conversation in French or explore Paris and the Ile de France.



Location: Paris, France

NY departure and return dates: June 30 - July 31

Arrive in Paris morning of July 1st

Course: 4 credits

Faculty: Institut Catholique de Paris 

Housing: The Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris

Program Costs

Cost (includes all expenses below): $3145

CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated undergraduates): $1040

QC program fee: $400

Travel insurance: $45

Consolidated fee (includes housing, activities, MICEFA fee, and one month Paris public

transportation pass): $1660

Not included in the cost:

Airfare: $1000- $1300 (estimate)

Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses of $20 to $25 per day.

Application Deadline: April 2, 2015


For more information and to download the application, please visit the 

Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant Website!​


• Provides successful candidates with a stipend of $900 per selected applicant.
• Gives selected candidates the possibility to travel to France according to their academic and professional projects (studies, internship, specific visits…)
• Offers selected students the opportunity to access the network of Benjamin Franklin Alumni.


• Sophomore, Junior & Senior students who have reached their 18th birthday before departure.
• Enrolled in a double major program combining a major/certificate in French and a major in another discipline.
• Mobility period: 90 days max or, if for more than 90 days, the student is responsible for applying for a visa.


• The selection will be based on candidate’s academic qualities and motivation
Deadline: March 13, 2015

Apply Today ​

Scholarships available for Queens College students!

Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays and some Saturdays for some programs.

Education Abroad Office
King Hall, Room 207
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597 
718-997-5055 (FAX)  
Email: Education Abroad​​

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