Paris Seminars

Explore the intersection of medicine and public health, delving into pressing global health challenges and drawing on Yale’s renowned resources, including the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale School of Public Health. Through interactive discussions, hands-on activities, and access...
From its cafes and museums to its boulevards and parks, Paris has served as muse for centuries of artists, creators, and visionaries. In this field-based creative course, immerse yourself in this palpable tradition as you hone your own artistic vision...
Since the establishment of Lutetia in the first century B.C., Paris has been shaped by some of the most significant events in human history. From Roman settlement through the Middle Ages, and from the Enlightenment through the World Wars, Paris...
In this introductory language seminar, lay the groundwork for a solid understanding of French grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary. Through classroom instruction and real-life practice with native speakers, learn how to communicate effectively in everyday situations. Daily interactive language lessons provide...
With Paris as both backdrop and classroom, combine classroom instruction, real-life scenarios, and authentic experiences to improve comprehension and spoken command of the language. Explore Paris’ dynamic contemporary cultural scene, learning about French society, youth culture, film and media, music,...
In this immersive language course taught entirely in French, experience the rich and diverse world of French cooking, eating, and culture. Each day, prepare a new recipe in our private kitchen with your classmates as you travel across the city...
Named in 2010 by UNESCO as part of Humanity’s Intangible Cultural Heritage, French gastronomy is fundamental to identity, family, and tradition. In this hands-on seminar, trace the history of food from the Gauls to the slow-food gastronomic movement, and meet...
As the epicenter of Western artistic development, Paris is home to the most renowned artworks in the world and iconic architectural landmarks. In this field-based seminar, explore art history from prehistory through today, using the city as your classroom. In...
In this seminar, explore legal principles to better understand why laws exist, their place in our social world, and the state’s role in defining what may be ambiguous or evolving doctrine. Examine the different forms of constitutional governments, and apply...
This hands-on seminar begins by examining the economic players and the playing field where firms operate, with discussions of supply and demand, regulations and free trade, international trade, and currency flows. With role-playing, field visits, and lectures, consider the practical...