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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led Open To: Foundation
Minimum Class Standing: Foundation Credit Type: Studio
Course Name/ CRN: PARIS: FOUNDATION 145/10128 # of Units Offered: 1
Non-Refundable Fee $150.00: *Is charged only when one "Commits" to a travel program
Program Description:
Paris Eiefel Tower


Paris, France

This is a 9-day trip designed to complement Otis Foundation and Art History courses with a faculty-guided tour of Paris. Students will experience European Art firsthand, exploring the world-renowned museums and historic sites of the city through on-site lectures and focused field study.

Paris is your classroom: this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the capital of European Art guided by Otis Foundation faculty. See the works from your Art History books in person in the greatest museums in the world: the Louvre, the Musee D'Orsay, the Pompidou; walk through masterpieces of European architecture; draw in your sketchbook in the beautiful gardens of Paris; eat warm French bread while you walk the streets and take in the buzz of Parisian life.



March 12, 2018: Depart from Los Angeles
Mach 21, 2018: Return to Los Angeles

NOTE: Several course meetings will be held prior to departure throughout the Spring Semester. These meetings will cover a range of topics from travel preparation to the academic components of this course.
Please contact the faculty leader, Matthew Penkala (, for specific details about this travel study course.
With general questions regarding topics like the application process, cost, flight information, etc. please contact


$3,250.00 (based on 18 paying participants, price subject to change based on number of participants)

Round Trip Airfare
Breakfast (daily within the hotel)
Two Group Dinners
Land transportation
Excursions and activities
Experiential learning activities
Site entrance fees

Personal expenses
Personal meals
Transportation to and from LAX
Passport Fees
Tourist Visa Fees (If applicable)

U.S. Department of State: France
Consulate and Tourist Visa Information
Emergency Protocols (Travel Emergency Action Plan)
How to Apply to a Travel Study Course

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 11/03/2017 11/16/2018 03/12/2018 03/21/2018