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Winter 2018: France ART
January 04, 2018 - February 01, 2018
This program is closed. Please contact the faculty director for more information.

Interest Meetings:
02/21/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM008 Recitation Hall
02/22/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM008 Recitation Hall
03/14/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM008 Recitation HallCanceled
03/15/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM008 Recitation HallCanceled
03/22/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM008 Recitation Hall, Lower Level
03/23/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM008 Recitation Hall, Lower Level
04/11/2017 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM008 Recitation Hall, Lower Level
04/12/2017 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM008 Recitation Hall, Lower Level
Orientation Meetings - attend ALL of the following:
09/14/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM103 Recitation Hall
10/05/2017 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM103 Recitation Hall
Program Notes
Program Description

Students will study Art, Fashion, Cuisine and Documentary photography in Paris, France, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. We will attend and photograph and work behind the scenes at the fashion shows, photograph in the streets, cafes, and markets. Students will attend a number of lectures, guest speakers, studio visits, fashion shows, photo shoots and museums. Travel and photograph on location in the cafes, markets, and streets of Paris, France while exploring the culture, architecture, the people, art and street fashion and museums etc. This program is based around what’s going on in the city during January. The program is geared towards the students that are self-motivated, students must know how to use their camera / smart phone in advance. This class is for those students that have a point of view, their own voice and want to explore the most beautiful cities in the world.

The Program Fee includes housingi n a hotel in twin rooms with breakfast, excursions and cultural events, and a welcome and farewell dinner.

The Program Fee does NOT include airfare to/from France and airport tranfers in the United States. 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.
Program 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.
ART 289: Documentary Photography (3 credits)
Introduction to documentary / Reportage photography explores the influence of social documentarians, critical issues and practices in architecture, photojournalism, travel, cuisine and fashion photography. Examines the relationship of word and image, the role of photo editors and the development of the photo-essay through discussion and studio experience. Students are required to have a digital camera and or a smart phone and know how to use it. There will be critiques, final presentations and there will be assignments based around student interest.
ART 363: Introduction to Fashion and Fashion Photography (3 credits)
Introduction to history of fashion, fashion photography and will cover fashion editorial photography from the early 1900's to the present from the perspective of (Vogue and Harpers Bazaar Magazine). The genre of fashion photography is defined in part and is devoted to photographing clothing, models, still life and street fashion will be covered and explored.
UNIV 370-045: Study Abroad - France ART (0 credits) pass/fail
Students are asked to reflect upon changes in their knowledge, skills, and attitudes that occur due to their study abroad experience.
Satisfies the following requirements:
Discovery Learning
Applicants should have a G.P.A. of at least 2.0 (on a 4.00 scale).

Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance, which is based on academic quality and demonstrated ability to contribute to the objectives of the program. Early application is encouraged.

For all participants, a formal application is necessary, including at least one recommendation. An interview may be conducted in person or by telephone.

A transcript is required from Non-UD applicants only. Non-UD students, please send a copy of your official transcript to: IGS, Clayton Hall, 100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark, DE 19716 USA.

Study abroad at the University of Delaware is highly competitive. Please review the study abroad acceptance process. If you are not selected for your first choice program, we encourage you to apply to another program.
How much does it cost?.
  • University of Delaware Tuition/Fees for one Winter Session
  • Travel Study Program Fee
    • Usually covers: housing, all program-related excursions and some meals (check with the program's faculty director for details).
    • Does NOT cover: airfare to/from the program site and ground transportation to/from the U.S. departure airport. For planning purposes only, we estimate roundtrip airfare to be approximately $1,400.00.
  • Plan ahead for how to pay for travel study, and make sure you understand the costs associated with your program.
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.
  • An initial payment of $1000.00 will be due in mid-May.
  • The balance of the Program Fee and Tuition/Fees will be due in early January.
  • Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
  • All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable.
Other important things to note:
  • Program Fees are subject to change until the group's departure date. Final Program Fees may increase due to unforeseen local cost increases, fluctuations in exchange rates, or changes in the group size.
  • IGS reserves the right to cancel a program at any time due to under-enrollment, safety/health/security issues, staffing issues, or any other relevant reason. If your program is cancelled, you will receive a full refund of all Program Fees paid.
Delaware ResidentNon-Delaware Resident
Final Tuition based on current year$2,228.00$5,976.00
Final Program Fee$5,130.00$5,130.00
UD Registration & Activities Fee$30.00$30.00
Total to be charged to UD account (final)$7,388.00$11,136.00
Plus Airfare Estimate (purchased separately)$1,400.00$1,400.00
The rates above may not apply to you if you are a UD graduate student during the time you are studying abroad. Please refer to for the appropriate rates.
Financial need-based scholarships are available to UD undergraduates on a competitive basis. To be considered, students must have a current FAFSA on-file with Student Financial Services. For more details, please see our scholarships page.
All charges, once posted to your account, are considered non-refundable. Payments are submitted through My Finances in UDSIS.
Submit Program Application by 5pm onApril 20, 2017
Acceptance and Scholarship AnnouncedMay 02, 2017
$1,000.00 Initial Payment Due *mid-May
Program Fee Balance, Tuition and Fees Dueearly January
*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.
William Deering
Faculty Director
104 Recitation Hall

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

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