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Sweet Briar College: France: Paris
Paris, France (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Fall Semester,
Spring Semester,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Sweet Briar College 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 01-NOV-2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Year 2019-2020 01-APR-2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 01-APR-2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0
Language Requirement:
3000 level
Open to Non-UVa Students:
Housing: Homestay Language Courses Offered: Yes
Language of Instruction: French
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Direct Enrollment at foreign institution, Internship
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Martha Sadler
Application Fee:
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Subject Area:
African-American & African Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art - Art History, Art - Studio Art, Asian Studies, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Commerce, Communications, Computer Science, Dance, Economics, Environmental Sciences, European Studies, Film Studies, Foreign Affairs, French, Geography, German, Greek, History, Internship, Italian, Latin, Linguistics, Mathematics & Statistics, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Neuroscience, Other Languages & Literatures, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Theater, Women, Gender & Sexuality
Program Description:
JYF logo

The oldest coeducational intercollegiate study abroad program in Paris!
Since 1948.

The Sweet Briar College, JYF Program in Paris is dedicated to helping students enhance their French language proficiency and gain intercultural competency through direct enrollment in Paris universities, immersion in French family life and supportive advising and guided reflection.


  • A combination of direct enrollment at one of four Paris universities (III, IV, VII, and Dauphine), other insitutions, workshops and studios as well as our in-house courses.
  • French-only courses except business courses in English or French at Paris Dauphine University. 
  • Course options in a wide variety of disciplines in the social sciences, natural sciences, humanities, arts, economics, and business.

Orientation and Advising:

  • In-depth orientation including practical training in French composition, translation and conversation and cultural activities and excursions.
  • Individualized advising: JYF staff provide individualized assistance to students in planning their academic calendar and living arrangements.  
  • Special tutorial sessions are also available for designated classes during the semester.

Extra-Curricular Opportunities:


  • Carefully selected host families.
  • Independent living option available.

Eligibility & Requirements:

The JYF in Paris program is open to undergraduate students at American or Canadian colleges, both men and women, in good standing who meet the requirements in French.
  • Successful completion of one course beyond intermediate college-level French (or equivalent) required before arrival.
  • A 3.0 GPA average, both overall and in college French courses.
  • Enrollment in a French class the semester prior to departure is strongly recommended.
Students who do not meet all of these requirements may still be accepted upon strong recommendations from their French professors and college administrators.

Application Deadlines:

  • Year & fall-semester: March 15
  • Spring: October 15

Cost 2017-2018: 

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Find out more at

JYF in Paris
Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Tel: 434-381-6109
Fax: 434-381-6283

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