Summer in Paris, France
July 1 – August 1, 2014
ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY!
Click here for information about applying for a $500.00 study
abroad scholarship. Applications must be postmarked no later than
February 15, 2012.
For information on this program, please contact Lia Raileanu at
LRaileanu@occ.cccd.edu or call (714) 432 0202, ext. 25683. You
may also call the ACCENT office at 1-800-869-9291.
Preview Meetings | Brochure
Spend a month in Paris, a city renowned for its wealth of historical, artistic
and cultural riches. Immerse yourself in a language and culture that span the
Middle Ages through the 20th century, in a city that draws students from around
the world. Paris is your classroom as you study the French language, and attend
on-site lectures at the many galleries, museums and cultural sites throughout
the city. The Summer in Paris program offers a unique opportunity to expand
your educational experience while earning transferable college credit through
the Coast Community College District.
You may enroll through Orange Coast College studying French at all levels. Lia
Raileanu, Orange Coast College French professor, will teach the beginning
French class. All other students will be enrolled at the Sorbonne. You can
expect to be in class approximately four hours per day, five days per week. All
classes transfer to the University of California and California State
The Cultural Program
Cultural learning is an integral part of the Summer in Paris program. You will
attend on-site lectures at museums and historical sites within and outside of
Paris. In addition, you will take part in a cultural activity series that
includes two evening performances of concert and ballet. A day excursion
to Versailles is included in the program. Also included are an optional
three-day, two night excursion to Normandy and Brittany as well as a one-day
excursion to the Fontainebleau/Vaux-le-Vicomte to visit two beautiful castles
and a one-day excursion to Chartres and Giverny.
Program Cost: $3400
Not including airfare
Plus a $150 refundable security deposit
Program price includes:
Classes at the University of Sorbonne/ACCENT Center (for beginners)
Double occupancy accommodations at the Cité Universitaire
A one-day excursion to Versailles including transportation and guided
Visits led by program leader to major museums and cultural sites in Paris
Cultural activity series including two evening concert and ballet performances
A Seine river tour
Pre-departure and overseas orientation
Overseas information and resource center with ACCENT Paris on-site staff
Paris bus and metro pass for unlimited access to Paris (Carte Orange)
Transfers from and to the Paris airport for group flight participants
Paris, Seine river boat tour
Program price does not include:
The Coast Community College District tuition and fees
Optional one-day excursions to Chartres/Giverny ($70) and or Fontainebleau
/ Vaux-le Vicomte ($70) including transportation, entry costs and guided visits
Optional three-day, two-night excursion to Normandy and Brittany, including
transportation, hotel accommodation and guided visits: ($375)
Optional single room with private bathroom in student residence supplement
Personal expenses, books, passports and visas, and anything not listed as
Required CCCD medical insurance
Travel and personal property insurance
You may choose to live in double or single rooms in the Cité Universitaire, a
historic residential campus for students from around the world studying in
Paris. Housing is provided from the first day of the program.
ACCENT will organize a round-trip group flight from Los Angeles. The cost of
this flight is not included in the program fee. Group flight participants will
be met at the airport in Paris and transferred to their housing. Students
returning to the U.S. on the group return date will receive transportation to
the Paris airport. Accent will provide detailed flight information at least
three months prior to departure. Group flight reservations must be made at
least 40 days prior to departure.
Academic credit for this program is awarded by Orange Coast or Golden West
College. A $46 per unit enrollment fee must be paid to CCCD at the time
of registration. Nonresidents of California pay an additional $214 per unit.
This tuition is state mandated and subject to change.
All program participants are required to purchase short-term outbound study
abroad medical insurance through an approved District insurance provider.
Program participants can find further information on the required study abroad
medical insurance at http://www.cccd.edu/studyabroad/about.aspx
. Program participants must purchase this study abroad medical insurance no
less than 60 days prior to program departure. Failure to purchase the required
study abroad medical insurance shall prevent student from participating in the
study abroad program.
Lia Raileanu is Professor of French at Orange
Coast College. She is a professor, writer, workshop presenter and teacher
consultant, highly specialized in the methodology of teaching foreign
languages. A successful organizer and inspiring teacher, she has conducted the
Summer in Paris program with the Coast Community College District for over
Passports and Customs Information: The
following site is brought to you by the United States Federal Government. You
may go here to get information about obtaining, or renewing your passport, as
well as customs information you'll need before you return to the United States.
People residing in America holding a foreign passport should contact their
embassy or consulate, as a visa may be required.
The 'euro' is the common currency in many European countries.
Find out the facts! You may find the 'Timetable' and the 'Coins-Notes'
links on this page very helpful.
Are you ready to go? If you prefer, you may use the 'PDF'
version of the application/brochure which is available here.
After printing out the application, please remember to send it and a check
for $250 made out to ACCENT to:
870 Market St., #1026
San Francisco, CA 94102
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