There are many steps involved to making your exchange happen even before you arrive in Paris. You will find below a step-by-step timeline to help guide you through the steps to getting to Paris!
Nomination by your University's International Office
All students must apply through their international or study abroad office, no direct applications are accepted.
Reception of Acceptance Materials
MICEFA creates your acceptance materials and sends them to your home university’s international office who distributes them to you! Once you receive these materials you my start your visa and book your plane tickets!
Purchase your plane tickets!
Take the Online Placement Test
Information about this test is found in your acceptance materials, you will also be contacted via email with instructions about the test.
Arrival in Paris!
Welcome to Paris, leave the US or Canada on the 4th of January to arrive on the 5th of January in order to be ready to start the mandatory intensive program on the 6th of January!
Oral Placement Test On Site
To complete the assessment of your level in French, in addition to the placement test you took online, you will have an oral exam upon arrival with the Academic team.
Start Your Program!
Attend your intensive French language and culture sessions as well as various workshops to help you get settled. You have made it! Paris awaits!