Sweet Briar College JYF in Paris

Why Choose JYF?

Are you looking to immerse yourself in French university and family life?
Seeking to increase your competency in the French language while taking courses that fit your academic goals?
Needing just the right balance of independence and individualized advising and support?

Why Choose JYF?

  • Academic year or semester in Paris.
  • True immersion in French university and family life.
  • Course options in a wide variety of disciplines from the social sciences, humanities, economics, and management to the arts, and sciences.
  • Direct enrollment in four Paris universities, several institutes of higher education and arts studios; and a selection of JYF in-house courses.
  • Individualized advising and support, special tutorial sessions available.
  • In-depth preliminary orientation to prepare students for life in France.
  • French only courses, language pledge., and emphasis on maximizing your French language skills in classes and everyday life.
  • Internships (spring semester only): credit-bearing internships in a variety of sectors and industries in Paris.
  • Volunteer teaching opportunities in French schools.
  • Volunteer Teaching Assistantships in French schools.
  • Group activities and Excursions in Paris and throughout France.
  • Carefully selected host family housing. (Independent living option available).
  • All inclusive fees, generous scholarships and financial aid.