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IES Abroad Paris programs offer students experiential learning opportunities in a city that delights and inspires newcomers with paintings in the Louvre, grand boulevards, and a skyline marked by the Eiffel Tower and the Gothic spires of Notre Dame. Students will benefit from a rich cultural life, with an exquisite art scene, decadent French cuisine, and more than 400 theaters and music halls.

IES Paris offers 2 unique academic programs during the semester and 4 programs during the summer: 1-Business & International Affairs; 2-French Studies; 3-Summer Museums, Art, and Culture; 4-Summer Internship; 5-Summer Marketing; 6-Summer Language Immersion.

Organized cultural activities include guided Paris neighborhood tours, outings to operas, ballets, museums, etc. Additionally, IES organizes field trips outside of Paris such as Normandy and the Loire Valley.


Area(s) of Study

  • Accounting
  • Cultural Studies
  • Health And Society
  • Philosophy
  • Advertising
  • Double Bass
  • History
  • Piano
  • African And African Diaspora S
  • Economics
  • Humanities
  • Psychology
  • Anthropology
  • English
  • International Business
  • Public Relations
  • Architecture
  • European Studies
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Radio-Television-Film
  • Art History
  • Finance
  • Journalism
  • Religious Studies
  • Bassoon
  • Fine Arts
  • Liberal Arts
  • Rhetoric And Writing
  • Business Administration
  • Flute
  • Linguistics
  • Social Science
  • Business, Government, And Soci
  • French
  • Management
  • Sociology
  • Clarinet
  • French Civilization
  • Marketing
  • Studio Art
  • Communication
  • Geography
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Theatre And Dance
  • Communication And Leadership
  • Government
  • Music
  • Violin
  • Communication Studies
  • Guitar
  • Oboe
  • Voice
  • Comparative Literature
  • Harp
  • Performance
  • Women's And Gender Studies
  • Creative Writing

Sponsored by IES - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

Students enroll in 15-19 credits during the semester and 6 credits during the summer. Students study at the IES Abroad Center with other students from U.S. universities. Some academic programs allow students to take courses with French students at local universities such as the Paris Business School.


Language(s) of Instruction

English and French


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - Yes
  • Internship - Yes


Housing is secured for students by IES Abroad. Homestays in a French home are included in the program fee, and include daily breakfast and three evening meals per week. Shared student apartments are available for an additional fee. Meals are not included in the shared apartment option.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students pay $75 app. fee, $19/wk intl. insurance, and a $600 affiliated studies registration fee to UT. Students pay an app. and program fee (tuition, housing) to IES minus a $2000 grant (long sem. only). See IES website for details. Federal fin. aid and scholarships apply for full-time status (6 summer/12 semester credits).


- Spring
  • Program: January 8, 2024 to May 3, 2024
  • Instructional: January 9, 2024 to May 2, 2024
  • Final Deadline: September 28, 2023
- Summer Whole
  • Program: May 23, 2024 to July 8, 2024
  • Instructional: May 24, 2024 to July 7, 2024
  • Final Deadline: March 2, 2024
- Fall
  • Program: August 30, 2024 to December 16, 2024
  • Instructional: August 31, 2024 to December 15, 2024
  • Priority Deadline: April 27, 2024
  • Final Deadline: April 27, 2024

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Sarah Survance

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos: Explore: Education Abroad 101. Attend a live EA Q&A to ask questions. 2) View the Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! PC: Sarah Survance. Find advising videos, Q&A events at

Program information above is subject to change