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Skidmore in Paris

Which Skidmore program should I apply for in Paris?


Language Level


Liberal Arts, Language & Business

Beginner to Advanced. No prior French required.

Some partner institutions may require a certain level of French.

Fall, Spring or Full-Year

Paris Fall Seminar

No prior French required; FF 101; FF 102
Students with a higher level of French that have a strong interest in the topic of the seminar may also be considered.

Fall only


Application Requirements

Preference will be given to students who meet the following requirements:

Additional application requirement for the Skidmore in Paris: Liberal Arts, Language, & Business:

If you do not meet the requirements above, you must petition to study abroad.

Customarily, students apply to study abroad in their junior-year. Students at other stages in their education must attend a mandatory advising session with an OCSE advisor. After this initial meeting students are required to:

To Apply

Please apply by the following deadlines:

Applications may be accepted after the listed deadlines on a case-by-case basis. Students must contact OCSE before submitting a late application.

Any student receiving academic or physical accommodations should contact OCSE as soon as possible to discuss your program selection with a Program Manager and what accommodations may be available in Paris. For more information, please see Disability Services.