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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/15/2022 04/01/2022 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Internship Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Kate Gerken
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, French Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: NO Open to graduate students: YES
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: YES
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Book a virtual appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
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Application Procedures

The School of Architecture will communicate with interested students directly regarding the initial application process and deadlines.

Portfolios of student work are required to apply for the program and will be submitted to the architecture firms. Internship assignments will be made on the basis of submitted portfolios and the decision of the program faculty.

Once selected by the School of Architecture, participants will receive instructions for completing a registration through the KU Office of Study Abroad.  

Important Note about Passports & Visas

Please note that a student visa is required for this program.  The KU Office of Study Abroad will provide you with instructions for how to apply for a visa once you are accepted to the program.  You must have a passport in order to apply for a visa and it must be valid for at least 3 months past the program end date and have at least two blank visa pages left in it.  If you do not already have a passport, or if your passport does not meet these requirements, it is recommended that you begin the application or renewal process now.  Information about how to apply for a passport can be found at

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
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Academic Experiences:
1 2 3
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Jared John Pechauer, Fall 2015 Participant
I learned to be observant in every aspect of your experience. That means not only being aware of your surroundings, but to analyze them and the people around you. You will learn more this way, but it is also important for your safety when living in a big city in these times. I would also say, just be smart, its not that difficult. Use common sense and trust your gut. Don't overthink things. When traveling you must remember that things are designed so that someone with good common sense can figure it out. Its not a puzzle, and its not difficult. Use your head.

Fall 2015 Participant
I loved living in Paris.

Fall 2015 Participant
It is very easy to get by just knowing English, but it is much more fun if you know French. My boss would often speak in French when speaking to the whole group, and I was expected to just figure it out. You will also make much more friends if you can at least understand basic French.