SBCC: Art History and Architecture Program in Paris

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  • Location(s): Paris, France
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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Live and study in Paris, the premier art capital of the world! Paris is the best place to see the art of the Romantics and the Impressionists. Study the work of Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Degas, Rodin, Van Gogh, and Toulouse Lautrec. Learn a... read more

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Live and study in Paris, the premier art capital of the
world! Paris is the best place to see the art of the
Romantics and the Impressionists. Study the work
of Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Degas, Rodin,
Van Gogh, and Toulouse Lautrec. Learn about the
artists and their work in the world’s most famous
museums. Over the centuries, so many of them have
come to Paris to work and be inspired by the beauty
and energy of this city. Experience in person the art
you’ve admired in textbooks and movies!


Explore Gothic cathedrals, Renaissance castles,
Baroque palaces, classical gardens, and of course
the Eiffel Tower and the Old Paris Opera
House. Paris also has exceptional modern and
fascinating postmodern buildings!


Gather insight into French culture by living in the
heart of this beautiful French city during this
summer program. Experience fireworks at the Eiffel
Tower on Bastille Day and the finale of the Tour de
France in the heart of Paris! Read a book in an
intimate park. Enjoy lively Parisian cafés, discover
delicious food and vibrant music scenes by night.


Program Highlights

• Guided tours of Notre Dame Paris, Sainte
Chapelle and the Paris Opera House

• Entry to Pompidou Centre, Rodin Museum,
Marmatton, The Louvre, D’Orsay, Delacroix
Musee, The Orangerie Musee, and Villa
Savoye

• Guided walking tours of Le Marais, including
the Place des Visges

• One-day excursion to Giverny/Rouen

• Three-day, two-night excursion to Amsterdam
including the Vincent Van Gogh Museum,
Rijksmuseum, Stedlik Museum, and boat tour

• One-day excursion to Versailles

• One-day excursion to Chartres

• One-day excursion to Fontainebleau/ Vaux-leVicomte
“aux Chandelles”


Program Director

Dr. Joy Kunz teaches Art History at SBCC and
combines her love of art, architecture, and travel in
SBCC Study Abroad programs. Dr. Kunz has
traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, and South
America. She earned a degree in Literature from
California Lutheran University, a Master's degree in
Renaissance Art History from Saint Louis University,
and a Ph.D. from the University of California Santa
Barbara in American Modern and a sub-specialty in
European 19th Century Art and Architecture. One of
Professor Kunz's greatest pleasures is introducing
students to great art and architecture and to the rich
experience of living in Paris.
Program Requirements
The Summer 2018 program in Paris is open to
students who are 18+ years and who are in good
academic standing. There is no language or major
requirement. You do not have to be currently enrolled
at SBCC, but must enroll for Summer II, 2018 once
you are accepted to the program. You will be required
to attend a mandatory pre-departure meeting in May
2018. Details will be sent prior to the meeting.


Note:  Applications are closed!!!

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
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Santa Barbara City College Scholarships

SBCC offers several scholarships for studying abroad on one of the SBCC Study Abroad programs offered every semester. To apply for the scholarships, you have to be enrolled at SBCC and apply during the appropriate application time frame for the chosen study abroad program. Additional requirements may apply. Scholarship awards are between $800 and $2,500 and a student may be selected for more than one scholarship. When completing the application, make sure you check YES for wanting to study abroad to open the section for Study Abroad Scholarships.

$800 - $2,500

Deadlines:
Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 January 1st, 2019 to May 1st, 2019 Winter 2020 / Spring 2020 July 1st, 2019 to October 1st, 2019

Guidelines/Requirements:
Unless otherwise stated in individual scholarship descriptions, applicants must be full-time students, carrying twelve (12) or more units each semester/term of the award period. *To be eligible for the SBCC Study Abroad Scholarships students do not have to be accepted into the program, but program applications need to be on file with the Study Abroad Office to be considered for the scholarship awards.

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