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Skidmore College
Skidmore in Paris


The Skidmore in Paris: Liberal Arts, Language & Business program is designed for students at all levels of French language skills (beginner to advanced) to study in Paris, taking courses taught in French or English. The program is available in the fall semester, spring semester, or for the full-year. 

The Skidmore in Paris program is run in partnership with IES Abroad, a global, non-profit, study abroad organization with more than 130 academic programs in 35 locations. In Paris, students will have access to two IES centers, each staffed with a center Director and additional support staff.

Unique Characteristics of Skidmore in Paris

  • Study options available at all French language levels – beginning to advanced
  • Classes taught in English and French
  • Wide range of class subjects available in the arts, business, humanities and social sciences
  • Classes offered at the two IES program centers and partner institutions throughout Paris
  • Internship opportunities for students with a higher level of French language
  • Housing with French families
  • Superior on-site support