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Paris I

Dates

June 1 – July 1, 2018

Cost

$4,840 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Art, English, French, History, Photography, Theatre

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris I program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to immerse participants in the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing history, respected literary traditions, and other cultural riches via direct interactions. With its captivating history, as well as its reputation for good taste, fine cuisine, high fashion and legendary sports, Paris has something for everyone.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English except FREN 102. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 3-5 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

Most courses are taught in English except FREN 102. All courses are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ART 491 Topics: Photographic History of Paris

Prof. Lee Paynter

Paris has long been a love for photographers. We will explore the city following legends like Bresson, Atget & Brassai and contemporary French artists like Sophie Calle, Elliott Erwitt & JR, while learning about the evolution of drawing with light.

ART 496 Topics: Digital Photography

Prof. Lee Paynter

We learn to see photographically through an exploration of the basic tools, techniques & aesthetics of digital photography, emphasizing creative use of camera controls, exposure & digital imaging software. DSLR required.

ENG 200 Introduction to Literature

Dr. Lloyd Davies   

This course would fulfill the general education requirement for literary studies. It covers poetry, fiction, and drama, with special emphasis on literature set in Paris or France.

ENG 399 Topics: The Holocaust in France

Dr. Lloyd Davies   

Focus on the mixed response of Parisians and the French to the German occupation’s program of Jewish extermination: a response of both complicity and resistance. We will explore various sites and streets in Paris commemorating the Holocaust.

FREN 102 Elementary French II

Prof. Eddy Cuisinier

This course will continue the development of the speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills while fully integrating the French culture surrounding us. Interactions with the local environment (i.e. people, places) is to be expected. Taught in French.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,840 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Paris Metro/Bus Pass

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,525 – $1,625

The Paris I program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Paris with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

June 1 – July 1, 2018

Cost

$4,840 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Art, English, French, History, Photography, Theatre

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2017: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2018: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Paris I program offers Paris as its classroom, with a selection of courses designed to immerse participants in the city’s artistic treasures, intriguing history, respected literary traditions, and other cultural riches via direct interactions. With its captivating history, as well as its reputation for good taste, fine cuisine, high fashion and legendary sports, Paris has something for everyone.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English except FREN 102. 

Accommodations: Hotel, 3-5 students per room

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 14 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Courses

Most courses are taught in English except FREN 102. All courses are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1-2 courses.

ART 491 Topics: Photographic History of Paris

Prof. Lee Paynter

Paris has long been a love for photographers. We will explore the city following legends like Bresson, Atget & Brassai and contemporary French artists like Sophie Calle, Elliott Erwitt & JR, while learning about the evolution of drawing with light.

ART 496 Topics: Digital Photography

Prof. Lee Paynter

We learn to see photographically through an exploration of the basic tools, techniques & aesthetics of digital photography, emphasizing creative use of camera controls, exposure & digital imaging software. DSLR required.

ENG 200 Introduction to Literature

Dr. Lloyd Davies   

This course would fulfill the general education requirement for literary studies. It covers poetry, fiction, and drama, with special emphasis on literature set in Paris or France.

ENG 399 Topics: The Holocaust in France

Dr. Lloyd Davies   

Focus on the mixed response of Parisians and the French to the German occupation’s program of Jewish extermination: a response of both complicity and resistance. We will explore various sites and streets in Paris commemorating the Holocaust.

FREN 102 Elementary French II

Prof. Eddy Cuisinier

This course will continue the development of the speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills while fully integrating the French culture surrounding us. Interactions with the local environment (i.e. people, places) is to be expected. Taught in French.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $4,840 + airfare

Earn up to 6 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Optional)

Airport Transfers in Paris

Accommodations

Two Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Paris Metro/Bus Pass

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), one meal per day + personal expenses (approx. $1000), independent travel ($850, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,525 – $1,625

The Paris I program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Paris with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a roundtrip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Paris is overnight arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Paris to the USA departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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