Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Loyola Paris Studies Program 2018
Discover the traditions of French education and ways of thinking from the time of the Sun King through the present day. Discover connections between the street music of past and present, including a comparison between street music culture in Paris and New Orleans. Learn about Paris through the eyes of the city’s most famous scientists and the places that they worked.
9 - 9:50 a.m.: Physics & Astronomy in France
The program costs $5,000, plus airfare and spending money. A nonrefundable deposit of $1000 is due with the application form by Friday, January 12. Full payment is due by Friday, March 16. All payments should be submitted to the Center for International Education office in Mercy Hall, Room 301.
Loyola's general academic policies apply to study abroad programs. Because of the time frame, students must attend all classes and trips in order to fulfill the requirements for the courses. All classes have finals that are traditionally marked.
Students must check with their academic departments or university to determine that the credits and/or grades will be accepted toward graduation requirements at their institution. Any student currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited institution may register for the
Passports and Visas
In order to attend the program, students must have a valid passport, an international student card, and any necessary visas. U.S. citizens do not need visas for France, but other countries’ citizens may need one. Students not holding U.S. passports are responsible for checking with the French Consulate in Atlanta or Houston about the necessary visas.
The Center for International Education (CIE) will be happy to discuss health care concerns you may have related to study abroad. Because of the particular challenges, both mental and physical that integration into a new culture and learning environment place on an individual, if you are currently receiving treatment for any chronic illness it is strongly recommended that you talk with CIE or your doctor about plans to manage your health condition abroad.
This program includes activities that may involve using public transportation, negotiating stairs, taking long walks, and attending scheduled classes. If you have any concerns about your ability to perform any of these activities or have other special needs or disability related concerns, contact CIE at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 864-7550.
Dr. Brad Petitfils works in the Office of the Provost and teaches in the Department of Psychological Sciences. His research focuses on hyperreality and posthumanism and the ways these theories affect the undergraduate classroom and the development of young adults. He first traveled to Paris when he was 14 years old and has been returning ever since; he began teaching in the Paris program in 2009. His Ph.D. is in Curriculum Theory, and he is particularly devoted to French theorist Jean Baudrillard's work.
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