Spend a semester or academic year in the vibrant and romantic city of Paris, France, with AIFS! Choose from a range of course options at the Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises (ILCF), a department of the Catholic University of Paris. Renowned for its intellectual and research excellence, ILCF welcomes 2,500 students every year from all over the world.
EXPLORE THIS PROGRAM APPLY WITH AIFS
|Rec. Semester Credits
| Fall, Spring or
| Open to First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Non-Student Minimum of 2.5 GPA
| From 14 to 17
Where You'll Study
French language and elective courses for foreign students are taught at the Institut Catholique de Paris – Institut de Langue et de Culture Françaises (ILCF), a department of the Institut Catholique de Paris. The Institut Catholique de Paris is a well-known and highly respected private university approved and recognized by the French Ministry of Education. Founded in 1948, the ICP-ILCF is an establishment of intellectual and research excellence. It welcomes 2,500 students every year from all over the world who want to learn French and take courses to become acquainted with French culture and civilization in a French atmosphere.
What Makes AIFS Abroad different?
Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.
Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)
As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources
We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
- Pre-departure advising
- Onsite Resident Director
- Cultural & Social
- Excursions & day trips
- Carbon offsets
- and more
EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE
- Palace of Versailles
- Normandy and Brittany (Add on)
- and more.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES
- Group flight package
- Airport transfer
- Additional excursions
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.
Learn more about funding