API High School: French Language and Culture Immersion

Location: France: Paris

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round


301 Camp Craft Road, Suite 100 Suite 100 Austin, Texas 78746 United States

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Phone: 5126008900

Fax: 512-600-8999


The API High School French Language and Culture Immersion Program gives students the chance to study intensive French language at the Institut Catholique de Paris, located in the 6th arrondissement (or neighborhood) of Paris.

Students will live with local host families who provide students with half-board and laundry once per week. Students begin the program with an orientation and tour of Paris followed by a placement test before classes start. Most classes will be held in the mornings, allowing for participation in API High School cultural and recreational activities in the afternoons and evenings.


1. Five U.S. college credits can be earned by students upon successful completion of their studies

2. The language courses are available in beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels so that every student is accommodated

3. By living with a host family, students will be able to practice their conversational French

4. While the city maintains its status as the premier modern city in France and a leader in politics, art and fashion, every city street holds some portion of the history of the city

5. Cultural activities will be held in the afternoon, however the program also includes a weekend excursions to Versailles, Normandy, and Giverny.

Type of Programs
  • Experiential Learning
  • Language Immersion
  • Student Exchange

  • French

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • French

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* Pre-Departure Services:
- Advising
- Pre-departure Orientation
- Social Networking
- Scholarship Opportunities

* On-Site Services:
- On-site Staff
- On-site Orientation
- Housing
- Meals
- Community Involvement and Volunteer Opportunities
- Medical and Life Insurance
- Day Trips and Cultural Excursions
- Social, Recreational and Cultural Activities
- Learning and Development Badge Program

* Post-Program Services:
- Post-Program Evaluation
- Alumni Network and more!

Credit Available


This Program is open to

American Participant.

Participants Travel to France


Application Process Involves
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Transcript
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
Year Founded