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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** N/A TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 ** N/A TBA TBA

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0, 3.3 Housing: Apartment
Language of Instruction: French Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. George Rainbolt Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: Philosophy Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Graduate Credit
Program Description:


Students interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or for the password.

Please click the link for the University of Paris IV - The Sorbonne Exchange brochure. (coming soon!)
Please click the link for the Program Description for Medical Evaluations (coming soon!)

The Program: The exchange program with the Philosophy Department at the Université de Paris Sorbonne-Paris IV offers graduate and undergraduate students in the philosophy program at Georgia State the opportunity to study at one of the most storied universities in the world in one of the most storied cities in the world.  Founded in 1253, the Sorbonne has been a seat of higher learning for over 700 years.  The philosophy faculty at Sorbonne is strong across the board and they have particular strengths in ethics and political philosophy, the history of philosophy, logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of the social sciences, and aesthetics. 

Eligibility: Students must be in good academic standing. GPA requirement is 3.0 for undergraduates, 3.3 for graduate students. Undergraduates must be Philosophy majors. Graduate students must be in the Philosophy MA program. Classes are taught in French, so appropriate language skills are required.

*International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at 404-413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Courses and Credit: Students will earn Georgia State University credit for their courses. Graduate students may only enroll in Philosophy courses at the Sorbonne. Undergraduates have a wide range of courses from which to choose.

Accommodations: The Sorbonne will assist students in finding housing, but students are responsible for finding housing that fits their budget. Please contact the Program Contact for more information. 

Costs: Regular Georgia State University tuition and fees, please see Tuition Rates plus mandatory international medical insurance. Students are responsible for airfare, lodging, food, and personal expenses. Federal and state financial aid may apply. Begin an application to learn more.

Contact: Dr. George Rainbolt, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences


Phone: 404-413-6109