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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Semester, Spring, Summer, Trimester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Global Student Experience 
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: French Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-first year, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-grad student, 6-other
Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: French, History, Liberal Arts, Literature
Program Type: study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
Program Description:
Study Abroad with GSE

Study Abroad with GSE at University of Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV

As one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world, the Sorbonne (Université Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV) has a long and proud history of excellence. Originally founded in 1253 as a school of theology, today the Sorbonne offers courses in nearly every discipline and is spread across several campuses. GSE students will attend courses at the Sorbonne's central campus offered by the Cours de Civilisation Française de la Sorbonne. For over seven centuries the Sorbonne's central campus has stood in the same location of the Latin Quarter, within short walking distance of the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. This lively area is home to many local and international students and is full of bustling cafés, bars, and restaurants.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • One semester of college level French or equivalent (recommended)
  • Must submit an official high school or college transcript

University Facts

  • Located in the vibrant Latin Quarter of Paris
  • Originally founded in 1253 as a school of theology
  • One of the most ancient universities in Europe; it has housed lectures in the same site for more than 700 years
  • In 1968 it was the starting point of the cultural revolution known as "The French May"
  • Over 24,800 students and 1,500 faculty and staff personnel
  • Hosts about 5,000 international students annually
Program Includes:     
  • Superior Student Support
  • Experienced Student Advising
  • Centrally Located Student Apartments
  • Tuition, Course Enrollment, and an Official Transcript from University of Paris Sorbonne - Paris IV
  • University Services
  • Cultural Immersion Events
  • Excursions
  • Mobile Phones
  • Extensive Pre-departure Information
  • Onsite Program Director
  • Arrival Orientation
  • Comprehensive Health and Medical Insurance (mandatory enrollment for an additional fee)

**GPA requirement may be flexible; contact GSE for more information
**please note on housing section above, additional fees are associated with the homestay option

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