The Summer Intensive Studies Paris program allows you to experience this vibrant city from an insider's perspective by exploring the history of European art and design firsthand in the many museums and design studios throughout Paris. The program is open to all students who wish to deepen their art and design knowledge and develop their skills in a rigorous academic environment.
CAMPUS AND CLASSROOM
Summer Intensive Studies Paris classes will be held at Parsons' new campus in Paris. Parsons Paris is located in a newly renovated historic building at 45 rue Saint-Roch in the first arrondissement, a short walk from the Louvre, the Palais Garnier, Gaîté Lyrique media arts center, and Notre Dame cathedral. Classes will also be held in diverse locations throughout the city, ranging from art and design exhibition settings to architectural landmarks and parks, with coursework complemented by weekend excursions and day trips in and around Paris.
Housing through Parsons is available for pre-college and adult students registered for classes during the month of July. Housing is not available in June. Visit Summer Housing for more details.
Students are expected to provide their own materials and supplies. If materials are required for the first day of class, a materials list will be provided before the summer session begins. Expenses are estimated at $400 (U.S.).
Registration for the 2014 Summer Intensive Studies: Paris programs begins on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Visit Registration for more details. Early registration is advised, as enrollment is determined on a first come, first served basis.