FAQ for Summer Intensive Studies Paris

Course Information

Traveling to and in Paris


Course Information

Where are classes held?
Studio courses are held at Parsons Paris, Parsons' new campus, located at 45 rue Saint-Roch in the first arrondissement.

Are classes taught in French?
No; classes are taught in English by faculty members who also teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs at Parsons in New York.

When are classes scheduled?
Classes are held Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break.

Will I have homework?
 Summer Intensive Studies is a rigorous academic program. Homework will be assigned on a regular basis. Students should expect two to three hours of homework a day.

What supplies will I need?
The faculty will email supply lists two to three weeks before classes begin. Students can bring materials or buy supplies in Paris at a local art supply store. Please be mindful of airline luggage restrictions.


Information about the group flight will be available in December 2012.


Information about housing will be available in December 2012.

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