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SAI Programs: Paris American Academy (Summer)
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring,
Summer
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Program Sponsor: SAI Programs 
Restrictions: Gustavus applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider:
SAI - Study Abroad Italy
Program Term(s):
Summer
Minimum Class Standing:
Junior
Minimum GPA:
2.80
Prerequisites:
Yes
Previous Language Study Req?:
No
Language of Instruction:
English
Language courses offered:
None
Housing Options:
Apartment (Shared)
Areas of Study:
Creative Writing, Fashion Design, Fine Art, Interdisciplinary Design
Additional Program Options:
Creative Project(s)
Program Description:

Paris American Academy • PAA

The Paris American Academy, established in 1965, offers students a focused, career-oriented and practical approach to the disciplines of Fashion and Interior Design.

Classes are mainly held in the Pavillon du Val de Grâce, a 17th century historically classified building. Recently renovated, this six level edifice also serves as the Academy Art Gallery. Other studio space and administration offices are located in adjacent buildings.

Academic Programs:

  • Summer: 4 weeks Subject Intensive (6 credits)
  • Fashion Design (18 - 21 credits)
  • Interior Design (18 - 21 credits)
  • ...and more!

Areas of Study:

  • Design Process
  • Couture Techniques
  • Fashion Merchandising & Communication
  • Interior Design
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For Gustavus Adolphus students: SAI uses semester credits. Each GAC unit = 4 semester credits. Thus, some SAI courses, which are worth 3 semester credits each, are worth 0.75 GAC units. Be sure to discuss the irregular unit totals with your advisors as you select courses.