The Summer University offers 12 cycles - 10 in French and 2 in English - taught by academics from the Sorbonne Université cluster.
There are 15 hours of lectures per week, 3 hours a day, Monday to Friday, in the morning or afternoon, depending on the course. This rhythm allows participants to enjoy classes, and also visit Paris afterwards. You can register for more than one course.
Three cycles, in a different format, enrich the program: cycle 4 "At the heart of French life: cuisine (s) and gastronomy, a unique heritage ", cycle 7 and 7 bis"History of art and Urbanism - Paris, capital of a factory: 5 000 years of history ".
For those students wishing to take part, we are also providing a programme of cultural and sports activities in addition to the curriculum.
A certificate indicating the number of hours and courses followed by the student will be handed to participants at the end of their stay.
Program for Summer 2018:
Cycle 1 - At the sources of European culture: Greco-Roman Antiquity
Cycle 2 - Europe in the Enlightenment
Cycle 3 - Modernity and postmodernity
Cycle 4 - At the heart of French life: cuisine (s) and gastronomy, a unique heritage
Cycle 5 - The Sorbonne in English
Cycle 6 - The classics of French literature
Cycle 7 - Paris, a factory of a capital: 5 000 years of history
Cycle 7 bis - Paris, a factory of a capital: 5 000 years of history
Cycle 8 - French women
Cycle 9 - Paris, always Paris
Cycle 10 - France: History and memory
Cycle 11 - French Identity(ies)
Dates for Summer 2018:
- Week 1: from 2 to 6 July 2018
- Week 2: from 9 to 13 July 2018
- Week 3: from 16 to 20 July 2018
- Week 4: from 23 to 27 July 2018
Please note that Paris-Sorbonne University reserves the right to change or cancel courses.
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