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Columbia in Paris at Reid Hall, France
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
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Language Requirement:
4 semesters of language, or equivalent (Intermediate sequence)
Program Type: Columbia Administered Program
Program Advisor:
Thomas Spencer:
Eligibility - Home School: Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia General Studies, Columbia SEAS, Visiting Students - Undergraduate Discipline: Arts and Architecture, Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Program Description:
  • Individualized programs of study appropriate for a broad range of majors and disciplines
  • Intensive French language training to provide the tools necessary to take courses at a French university
  • Directly enroll to study at Paris I, Paris IV, Paris VII, and Sciences Po and/or take program courses taught in French which take advantage of the local environment and resources
  • Joint seminars offered in cooperation with French university partners that allow program and French students to study and research contemporary issues together
  • Directed research under the supervision of a French scholar
  • Selected courses and lab research for qualified science and engineering students and studio courses for qualified visual and fine arts students
  • Advisers and program tutors providing academic support and guidance
  • Integration of the historical and cultural resources of Paris into the curriculum through excursions, field trips, workshops, internships, and guest lectures
  • Housing in French households, dorms, and single apartments
Please use the side bar to the left for the most up to date information about this program including requirements, deadlines, the academic calendar and more detailed information about the Paris experience!


Applications for this program are generally available by the second week of December and are due in early March.

The online application includes the following:
  • Application
  • Columbia in Paris Program Supplemental Questionnaire
  • Official Transcript
  • Language Recommendation
  • Academic Recommendation
  • Study Abroad Approval Form
  • Application Fee, if applicable


If the button indicates that the program is not currently accepting applications, please send a message to with your name, school, Reid Hall, and term of interest. We will notify you as soon as the application is available.

Columbia Dates & Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline/Columbia Clearance Deadline Decision Date & Deadline Note Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/15/2016 10/16/2016 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2017-2018 03/15/2017 04/01/2017 TBA TBA
Fall 2017 03/15/2017 04/15/2017 TBA TBA
Spring 2018 10/15/2017 10/15/2017 TBA TBA