University of Delaware Institute for Global Studies
Winter 2018: Paris, France FASH

Program Dates January 03, 2018 - January 31, 2018
This program is closed.

Program Overview This program is highly competitive and will accept only a limited number of applicants. Interview appointments and acceptance decisions are at the discretion of the faculty director.

Explore concepts related to the haute couture and luxury markets, and the significance of trend forecasting and the fashion market in Paris, the world's most prominent fashion capital. While in Paris students will live in furnished apartments, become immersed in French lifestyles through activities of shopping, cooking meals and eating economically priced restaurants. Please note: Unlike most Winter Session study abroad programs, Paris FASH requires that each student submit two letters of recommendation by the application deadline.

Please note: Unlike most Winter Session study abroad programs, Paris FASH requires that each student submit two letters of recommendation by the application deadline.

The Program Fee includes
housing, all program-related events and excursions, some meals, in-country transportation and international medical insurance.

The Program Fee does NOT include airfare to/from France, nor airport transfers within the U.S. The program officially begins when students arrive in Paris. Students will receive detailed travel instructions after acceptance, explaining how and where to purchase their plane ticket. See the Cost section below for estimate airfare.

ACCESSIBILITY: Participants with disabilities should know that accessibility and accommodation in some program locations may differ from the United States. Transit systems and legacy building construction practices may not meet U.S. accessibility standards, and alternative access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites cannot be guaranteed. But UD students with disabilities are welcome and encouraged to study abroad. Review these questions with the Office of Disability Support Services to determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.

Courses: Students must enroll in all credit-bearing courses for a grade. Only the UNIV (zero credit) course may be taken pass/fail. Audit registration is not permitted on UD Travel Study. Please refer to the University Catalog to verify requirements and prerequisites. Honors credit may be available. Check with the faculty director and the Honors program for approval (check before departure). All students must enroll in at least 6 credits, as well as the 0-credit UNIV course.
FASH 321-072: Travel Study Program: Haute Couture Design and Designers (3 credits)
FASH 321-073: Travel Study Program: Trend Forecasting: European Fashion Trends and the Zeitgeist (3 credits)
UNIV 370-084: Study Abroad - Paris, France FASH (0 credits) pass/fail
Satisfies the following requirements:
  • Discovery Learning


Program Costs:

How much does it cost?.
Delaware ResidentNon-Delaware Resident
Final Tuition based on current year$2,228.00$5,976.00
Final Program Fee$4,450.00$4,450.00
UD Registration & Activities Fee$30.00$30.00
Total to be charged to UD account $6,708.00$10,456.00
Plus Airfare Estimate (purchased separately)$1,400.00$1,400.00

When and how do I pay?
If you are offered acceptance to the program, you will have 3 days to withdraw without financial penalty. After the 3 days have passed, you will be officially accepted to the program, and IGS will post the full Program Fee and Tuition/Fees to your UD student account.

*All students will receive an email when they are accepted to a program and will have 10 days from that notification to make their $1,000.00 Initial Payment.


Contact Information:
Dilia Lopez-Gydosh
Faculty Director
Fashion and Apparel Studies
202 Alison Hall West
302-831-6593
dlopezgy@udel.edu
Katya Roelse
Faculty Director
Fashion and Apparel Studies
302 Alison Hall West
215-317-5772
kroelse@udel.edu



Deadlines:
Submit Program Application by 5pm on April 20, 2017
Recommendation also due by 5pm on April 20, 2017
Acceptance and Scholarship Announced: May 02, 2017

Please note that this program is highly competitive and will accept only a limited number of applicants. Interview appointments and acceptance decisions are at the discretion of the faculty director.



Interest Meetings:
03/14/2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, 310 Alison Hall West
03/22/2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, 310 Alison Hall West
04/05/2017, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, 310 Alison Hall West


Program information is subject to change at any time. Please check this web site periodically for updates.