July 2023
Interest Form

To apply, please fill out the information below.

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Are you interested in the group flight (includes transportation to/from dorm)? Note that airfare is not included in the ESA Program fee.

Terms & Conditions:

The program fee includes selected academic program, selected housing, ESA Civilization program (lectures, walking tours, museum visits), cultural activities (to be chosen on Activities form upon application acceptance), museum/monument entry fees on ESA excursions, bus/metro pass for Paris, two day-long excursions, one weekend excursion.

See Cancelations & refunds for information.

Group flight is an additional cost.

On the Contract form (due upon payment of the $300 initial deposit), you must agree to the following terms:

  • Proof of medical insurance is due by 25 May 2023.

  • Proof of COVID vaccination is due by 25 May 2023.

Academic Program Options

  • Survival French ($0 additional): 50 hours of language instruction, taught by ESA faculty

  • Institut Catholique ($700 additional); 15 hours of language instruction weekly at the Institut Catholique

Housing Options

  • Ste. Famille Twin / Shared bath ($0 additional): Rooms for 2 people with two beds, desks, dressers. Sink in room. Shared toilet and showers in hallway. Breakfast daily. Dinner weekdays (except July 14).

  • Ste. Famille Single / shared bath ($300 additional): Rooms for 1 person with bed, desk, dresser, sink. Shared toilet and showers in hallway. Breakfast daily. Dinner weekdays (except July 14). Includes single room on weekend trip

  • Condé Twin / Private bath ($0 additional): Room for 2 people with two beds, desks, dressers. Private bathroom with shower, sink & toilet.  Breakfast daily.

  • LIMITED AVAILABILITY: Condé Single / Private bath ($550 additional). Room for 1 person with bed, desk, dresser. Private bathroom with shower, sink & toilet. Breakfast daily.

  • LIMITED AVAILABILITY: Family Stay ($350 additional). Private room with shared bath. Breakfast daily. Dinner two nights/week.

  • Own arrangements ($1000 deducted from base price).

Group Flight:

  • Airfare is NOT included in the ESA program fee. For an additional cost, you can take advantage of our low-fare group flights. They include transportation to/from Paris airports and the dorms. See the Group Flights area of the What does it cost? page.

Cancelations & Refunds:

  • Anyone whose application cannot be accepted will have all payments refunded.

  • Refund requests postmarked before April 1, 2023, are subject to a $150 cancellation fee. 

  • Cancellations postmarked April 1 to May 14, 2023, will be subject to a $500 cancellation fee.

  • Cancellations postmarked after May 14, 2023, will be subject to a $1000 cancellation fee. 

  • Cancellations postmarked after May 25, 2023, are subject to a $1800 cancellation fee. 

  • As of June 20, 2023, there are no refunds. 

  • Although ESA will try to effect necessary changes in academic courses after the beginning of a program, no refunds for course changes can be made because of flight scheduling, weather or unforeseen changes.