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Columbia-Penn Program in Paris at Reid Hall
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Partner Institution/Organization Homepage: Click to visit
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Budget Sheets Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: Study Abroad OIP Program Type: Study Abroad (semester)
Language of Instruction: French Language Prerequisite: Yes
Program Features: Academic Study Degree Level: 3 - Sophomore, 4 - Junior, 5 - Senior
Time Away: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester Housing options: Apartment, Homestay
Program Group: Study Abroad OIP Program Adviser: Gisella Gisolo
Program Description:
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Columbia-Penn Program in Paris at Reid Hall
Drawing upon the resources of the city, the program helps students gain both the knowledge and the confidence necessary to live and communicate in a French-speaking environment. It challenges students to step outside the boundaries of a traditional French language program and use French as a means to further their understanding of their own areas of study. It is also appropriate for students who wish to broaden their understanding of France's sociocultural heritage, its position in the European community and the Francophone world, and its role in global politics and international relations.

The home base of Columbia University in Paris is the Columbia Global Center|Europe located at Reid Hall, a building owned and administered by Columbia. It also serves as an educational center for other American universities and for scholars from around the world. Its long and distinguished past of intellectual, artistic, and cultural exchange has made it significant to the relationship between France and the United States for over a century. Located in the lively Montparnasse (sixth) district of Paris, near the Luxembourg Gardens and within walking distance of the Latin Quarter and several branches of the University of Paris, Reid Hall was built in the early 18th century, before the French Revolution. Modern additions have enlarged the facility, creating an interior courtyard and private garden overflowing with trees and flowers.

Application Process
Students interested in applying to this program must complete two separate processes:
  1. Apply directly to the program. Visit the program website directly for application instructions and deadlines. Please note that program application deadlines are often earlier than Princeton approval deadlines.
  2. Complete the Princeton approval process. You may download the course approval form and instructions from your GPS application. Click “apply now” on this brochure to access these items. Check GPS for Princeton’s approval deadlines.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 10/27/2017 11/03/2017 02/01/2018 06/01/2018
NOTE: Please note, these are DEFAULT program start and end dates. Please check with your program for specific term dates.