With a broad curriculum of liberal arts and social science courses ranging from fashion history to health sciences, this program draws upon Paris' rich store of cultural and historical resources to engage you with intellectual, linguistic, and social opportunities in the "City of Light." The backdrop of Left Bank liberal and philosophical studies, mixed with the Parisian tradition of political discourse and intellectual debate, sets the stage for your development of critical thinking skills and global competence.
Renowned for its intellectuals, artists, writers, and revolutionaries, Paris evokes history, allure, and romance. It also serves as the administrative, commercial, and industrial center of France. Home to French haute couture, a rich and varied cuisine, and internationally known landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, Paris is a fashionable capital that continues to set trends in art, politics, and business.
CEA programs in Paris offer numerous opportunities to explore French and Parisian culture through multiple housing options, French language courses taught at any level, and excursions to nearby destinations such as Monet's Giverny, Loire Valley Chateaux, or the Mont St. Michel. Savor the culinary culture with wine and cheese tastings, and in cooking lessons where you'll learn how to make crêpes. Depending on the time of year you study abroad, attend the Paris Jazz Festival, Nuit Blanche, Fete de la Musique, the Paris Air Show, Gay Pride, and more.
Seattle Pacific University has partnered with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support. Partner Programs are eligible for federal, state, and institutional grants and scholarships.
For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the tier level of the selected program, an additional fee for tiers 2-10 will be charged. For fee information, see Partner Program Cost.
Personalized Pre-Departure Advising
Visa & Immigration Advising
On-site Staff Support
24/7 Emergency Assistance
Travel Medical Insurance
Europ Assistance Travel Support
Welcome & Farewell Events
Student Clubs & Organizations
Host Institution Services & Amenities
Career & Re-entry Workshop
What's Not Included:
Study abroad administrative fee: A $350 non-refundable fee will be applied to your BANNER account if you are accepted to the program
Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
Travel insurance (optional)
Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.