• Experience Paris from an insider’s perspective by exploring the history of European art and design firsthand in the many museums and design studios the city has to offer. The program is open to all students who wish to deepen their art and design knowledge at the European sister campus of Parsons, the No. 1–ranked art and design school in the United States.

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    Parsons Paris Summer Intensive Studies (College/Adult)

    In an abundance of caution and in the best interests of our students, Summer 1 has been canceled. Students are encouraged to contact Rebecca Cott at to inquire about Summer 2.

    Program Dates: Session I: May 29 to June 20, 2020 (courses run from June 1 to June 19)
    Session II: June 26-July 18, 2020 (courses run from June 29 to July 17)
    Sessions I and II: May 29–July 18, 2019

    Age 19+ or 18 with one year of college

    Application deadline: April 1, 2020
    Payment deadline: April 15, 2020
    Tuition and housing: Session I: one course: $6,590; two courses: $9,980
    Session II: one course: $6,590; two courses: $9,980
    Sessions I and II: two courses total: $12,460; three
    courses total: $15,840; four courses total: $18,980.
    Includes housing, subway pass, insurance, and excursions.

    University credits: 3

    Location: Parsons Paris, 45 rue Saint-Roch,
    75001, Paris, France

    All courses are taught in English.

    To register, visit


    Class schedule: Monday–Friday;
    courses meet mornings and afternoons,
    9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon and 1:00–4:00 p.m.



    Canceled. Contact Rebecca Cott at to inquire about Summer 2.

    The Business of Fashion (half day) 
    Fashion Design Process
    Fashion Styling (half day) NEW


    Explorations in Drawing
    Explorations in Painting NEW
    Fashion Communication and Art Direction (half day) NEW
    Fashion Design Process
    Fashion Photography: History and Practice 
    Introduction to Design and Management
    Luxury Design Management with Parsons Paris and Polimoda (Paris and Florence): June 26 to July 24, 2020   

    To register, visit