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Semester Programs

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2016 Semester Program in Paris. Please see the link below to the "Fall 2016 Semester in Paris Brochure".

We are also planning semester programs in the following locations during Spring 2017: Rome & Florence, and Madrid. These programs are subject to Board approval and brochures and applications will not be available until Spring 2016.

In the meantime, please email jheffron@ccsf.edu and ask to be added to the mailing list for our programs in Madrid and/or Rome & Florence in order to receive updates and program brochures and applications when they become available. Or come visit the Study Abroad Coordinator, Jill Heffron, in person in Cloud 212 (Ocean Campus).

Paris, France

September 1 - December 2, 2016

Spend a semester 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 21st century in a city that draws students from all over the world. Paris is your classroom as you study French at the University of Paris - Sorbonne and study Art History and French Civilization while attending on-site lectures at the many galleries, museums and cultural sites throughout the city. The Semester in Paris program offers the unique opportunity to expand your educational experience while earning transferable college credit.

Students on the Semester in Paris program live in double occupancy studio apartments or in a single rooms in a homestay with French families. The ACCENT Paris Center organizes a number of cultural and social activities for the program participants, as well as day and weekend excursions outside of Paris.

This program is offered during the fall semester only, and provides transferable credit from CCSF for courses completed overseas. City College of San Francisco, which is a regionally accredited two-year college, will provide a transcript upon request for the coursework completed overseas.

Students enrolled in an eligible program may be able to receive state and federal financial aid and scholarships to help defray the costs of study abroad.

These programs are in the planning stages and are subject to Board Approval:

Madrid, Spain

Proposed Program Dates:

January 3, 2017 - March 25, 2017

Spend a semester in Madrid, a true European capital, known throughout the world for its museums and monuments, which reflect Spain's proud history. Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and the culture of the "city that never sleeps". Madrid is your classroom as you study Spanish Language, and Conversation at La Universidad Complutense de Madrid, one of the most prestigious universities in Spain. Students will also have the the opportunity to take one to two other classes in English, which will be taught in both a classroom setting and on-site at museums, monuments and historical sites within and outside the city of Madrid. One of these courses will be online for the majority of the semester, which will allow the students greater flexibility.

Students participating in the Semester in Madrid program can choose to live in either furnished apartments or in homestays with local families.

This program is offered during the spring semester, and provides transferable credit from CCSF for courses completed overseas. Also, students enrolled in an eligible program may be able to receive state and federal financial aid and scholarships to help defray the costs of study abroad.

 

Rome and Florence, Italy

Proposed Program Dates:

January 26, 2017 - April 28, 2017

Spend a semester studying and living in Italy, with your time overseas divided between Rome and Florence. In Rome you will study Italian Language for a month, and then onto Florence, where you will continue your language studies. While in both locations you will also have the opportunity to take other courses in English. One of these courses will be online for the majority of the semester, which will allow the students greater flexibility with their schedules. The non-language courses will be taught both in classroom settings and in museums, churches, piazzas and points of historical interest in and around Rome and Florence.

Students participating in the Semester in Florence and Rome program will live in furnished apartments which they will share with other students participating in this program.

The Semester in Florence and Rome program is offered during the spring semester, and provides transferable credit from CCSF for courses completed overseas. Also, students enrolled in an eligible program may be able to receive state and federal financial aid and scholarships to help defray the costs of study abroad.