Parsons Paris

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Established in 1921 as the first American art and design school in Paris, Parsons Paris today is an international community of students and distinguished faculty committed to tackling the challenges of an evolving world with creativity and intellectual rigor. Parsons Paris offers innovative English language bachelor's and master’s degree programs in fashion, strategic design and management, and art, media, and technology. Curricula bring together the globally renowned pedagogy of Parsons School of Design and the unique resources of Paris, with its heritage brands, forward-looking entrepreneurial culture, and access to Europe and beyond. Together with Parsons in New York and The New School—Parsons’ parent university—Parsons Paris maintains a network of local and global universities, cultural institutions, and organizations and businesses. Inspired by this dynamic city and a collaborative, interdisciplinary culture, graduates go on to pioneer new industries and pursue creative careers in Paris and worldwide.


Parsons Paris Seniors

Remote Learning: New Approaches

Our faculty shifted spring classes online, meeting the challenge by experimenting with new platforms, methodologies, and technologies. Innovation was called forth, and students thrived. Explore stories of resilience — and the teaching and learning that is always New.

Stories from Our Virtual Classrooms

Welcome President McBride

The New School community is proud to welcome leading scholar and academic administrator Dr. Dwight A. McBride as our university’s ninth president.

A greeting from President McBride


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