Study French at Paris-Sorbonne IV | Paris, France | CEA Study Abroad

French Language Studies at Paris IV Sorbonne

Available Sessions

Sample Budget

This budget contains costs that you can take to your financial aid office. Please note that amounts may fluctuate; we’ve included a range of costs.
Federal law allows the use of financial aid to cover “reasonable” costs of study abroad including round-trip transportation, tuition and fees for the program, living costs, passport and visa fees, health insurance, and more.

Please note that all costs and charges listed below are subject to change without notice. With the exception of Program Price, all costs are estimates and may vary.

Program Fee
Tuition and fees, registration, orientation, airport pickup, welcome and farewell receptions, housing, official transcript, cultural excursions/activities, student support services, CEA On-site Staff and administrative costs.
$28,995 $28,995
CEA Secure
CEASecure™ is an optional refund plan that allows students to withdraw for any covered reason up to one week before the program’s start date
$0 $1,000
International Airfare & Transfers
Cost varies depending on time of purchase, point of origin and time of travel.
$800 $1,600
Immigration Requirements
Includes passport and additional requirements such as visa, entry and exit fees, French Carte de Séjour, French University Administrative Fee (if applicable), or Italian Permesso di Soggiorno.
$315 $315
Books, Materials and Supplies
Includes books, school supplies, art supplies, and course fees. Does not include fees or supplies for optional courses. This cost varies depending on the course choices of the student.
$196 $420
Meals $4,502 $6,209
Includes the average expected cost for food in addition to your meal plan, such as eating out at restaurants.
Personal Expenses
Includes telephone, laundry, local transportation and personal necessities.  This cost varies according to the spending habits of the student.
$3,987 $11,725
Travel Expenses
Includes additional travel outside of CEA excursions. This cost varies according to the spending habits of the student.
$3,283 $7,504
TOTAL EXPENSES $42,078 $57,768

Sample Calendar

Below is a tentative itinerary for your program. Please note, dates and events below may change without prior notification. Contact CEA before purchasing airline tickets.
You will receive a finalized itinerary once you arrive onsite. Note: Additional cultural activities/excursions or required course-related activities may be incorporated into your final itinerary. You are advised not to make personal travel arrangements until you have the final dates.

Date Event
September 12 Arrival/Program Begins: Official Program Start Date. Students must arrive at the Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) on this date in order to be eligible for airport pickup. Students will then be transferred to their assigned housing.
September 13 - 15 Orientation: Mandatory CEA Orientation will be held, including a tour of Paris.
September 18 Classes Begin: Classes begin at Sorbonne on this day.
November 01 - 03 Holiday: All Saints Day. No classes will be held at Sorbonne.
December 13 Classes End: This is the last day of classes at Sorbonne.
December 14 - 19 Final Exams: Final exams will be held at Sorbonne (except Saturday - Sunday)
January 22 Arrival/Program Begins: Spring Program Start Date.
January 23 - 26 Orientation: Mandatory CEA Orientation will be held.
January 29 - February 02 Intensive Language Prep Course: Students participate in a Immersion week Intensive program at Sorbonne.
February 05 Classes Begin: Classes begin at Sorbonne on this day.
February 16 Drop/Add Deadline: This is the last day to drop and/or add classes at Sorbonne.
April 02 Holiday: Easter Monday. No classes will be held.
April 16 - May 01 School Break: Sorbonne is closed for Spring Break. No classes will be held.
May 08 Holiday: Victory over Europe Day. No classes will be held.
May 10 Holiday: Ascension. No classes will be held.
May 17 Classes End: This is the last day of classes at Sorbonne.
May 18 - 25 Final Exams: Final exams will be held at Sorbonne (except Sat-Sun).
May 21 Holiday: Pentecost . No classes will be held.
May 26 Program Ends/Move-Out: Official Program End Date. Students must move out of housing no later than this day.

Studying Abroad in Paris with CEA

Expect a lot of perks when you study abroad with CEA. From housing to excursions, cultural engagement to other exciting opportunities, our inclusions make studying abroad in Paris easy!

I had the most magnificent time and learned more about myself than I could have in five years, all in one semester.

Michelle Devenoge
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
Spring 2014, Alicante, Spain

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