Sweet Briar College JYF in Paris

WELCOME TO JYF IN PARIS!

Administered by Sweet Briar College since 1948, JYF in Paris is an advanced academic and cultural immersion study abroad program in Paris, France available for Fall, Spring or the full academic year.  On the eve of our 70th year in operation, JYF continues its established tradition of excellence in study abroad, offering a full immersion experience for students with an advanced French level. JYF provides students from colleges and universities around the U.S. the opportunity to increase their competency in the French language, while allowing them to elect courses that fit their academic goals. The program gives students the independence to explore and experience “la vie à la parisienne” while providing the individualized guidance, advising and support needed for academic success, linguistic proficiency and global citizenship.

JYF Mission

The Sweet Briar College, JYF Program in Paris is dedicated to helping students enhance their French language proficiency and intercultural skills through direct enrollment in Paris universities, immersion in French family life and supportive advising and guided reflection.