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    CIEE First Year Abroad in Paris

    CIEE First Year Abroad in Paris


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Destinations: France
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Academic Year, Semester
    • Start Month: January, September
    • Category: Academic
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Homestay
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    Put your global education first! See Paris and start college at the same time on CIEE’s First Year Abroad program. Earn college credit during a 12-week semester, taking classes from a wide range of subject areas. Immerse yourself in the local French culture by engaging in activities and excursions with first-year peers and other CIEE study abroad students.

    Paris hosts unforgettable sights from the Eiffel Tower to the Arc de Triomphe and the Sacre Coeur Basilica. Both France’s capital and largest city, Paris offers peaceful parks, lively nightlife and innumerable cobblestoned neighborhoods to wander around. 

    Iconic stone Haussmann buildings line bustling boulevards and contrast the impressive modern glass and steel structures in La Défense, Paris’ financial district. Open-air markets with fresh food and flowers are scattered around residential areas and a bakery is never more than a short walk away.